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Graduate programs

All academic units in the Faculty of Science offer both Masters and PhD research-based programs.

Students are responsible for finding their own supervisor. Faculty members in each field choose their own graduate students and supervise their research-based theses.

Students work individually or in small groups with their supervisor/advisor, focusing on laboratory and field research offering a rich training ground for faculty to mentor students individually.

We accept incoming students every September, January and May. There are no official deadlines for application; your start date will depend on a number of factors including your supervisor's schedule, funding availability or the necessity of a study permit.

We have approximately 150 graduate students, who in turn work with over 100 faculty, adjunct and HRA's.

Your first point of contact 

Heidi Stewart will be your first point of contact for the Graduate Programs in the Faculty of Science. She extends a warm welcome to current and incoming graduate students and is always available to assist throughout their term at UNB.

New students   Current students

She maintains the student database and tracks student progress throughout their graduate studies, communicating with the respective Directors of Graduate Studies, supervisors, School of Graduate Studies and students.

Heidi facilitates the majority of administrative tasks including, but not limited to, completing funding forms and thesis proposals, and also reviews online applications, PhD Qualifying/Comprehensive exams and Thesis defence.

You can always visit Heidi in room 109 of the IUC/Physics/Admin Building. Don't hesitate to contact her if you have any questions.