The University of New Brunswick has one of the oldest graduate schools in Canada. You’ll find a rich choice of programs in more than 30 different fields—from biomedical engineering, doing internationally-acclaimed research, to creative writing, one of the best in Canada. Whether your program is course-based or research-based, the thrill of working with the passionate minds who are helping with the next manned mission to Mars, with the marine mammal conservation, or who are improving people’s lives by conducting research to inform social policy is very powerful. UNB offers you are great combination of people and place. Faculty and staff are easily accessible and go that extra mile for you; the environment is one of collaboration, providing combinations of opportunities, professional connections an excellent research capabilities. As well, the active Graduate Student Association—founded by students-- will provide you with a valuable network of peers to give you access to information and resources to help ensure your success both personally and professionally. You’ll also benefit from UNB’s presence in New Brunswick as a research powerhouse; 80 per cent of the research conducted at New Brunswick universities happens at UNB, with close to $50 million in research funding awarded annually. Discover who you are—and what you can be. Start now.
Areas of Expertise
UNB offers graduate work and research in over 30 different fields and welcomes students from every corner of the globe. It enjoys a high profile as a research institution, and its faculty and students have won many national and international awards. The appointment of Canada Research Chairs in fields as varied as Atlantic Canada History, Biology (including the Canadian Rivers Institute), Chemical Engineering, Humanities Computing, Biomedical Engineering, and Social Policy all speak to the vigour of the UNB research environment. As well, exciting international opportunities exist for graduate students through endowments such as the John S. Little Overseas Fellowships, the Fredrik and Catherine Eaton UNB-Queen's University Belfast Program. The William S. Lewis Doctoral Fellowships bring distinction and generous financial support exclusive to UNB.