Application Deadlines | Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies

Application Deadlines

The University of Guelph makes every effort to ensure that the information contained below is as current as possible. Each department reserves the right to make changes to their application deadlines without prior notice. Therefore, we strongly encourage prospective applicants to visit the department website(s) of their program(s) of interest for more information about their application deadlines. Links to department websites can be found using the Programs Page on our website. If you have any questions about an application deadline, please contact the department directly using the contact information on the Programs Page.

Application deadlines

Program Name Application Deadline Intake Periods Notes

Program Name

 Application Deadline

Intake Periods

Notes

Accounting

February 1

Spring

 

Animal Biosciences

Ongoing

 

Please contact the department directly for more information about application deadlines.

Art History and Visual Culture

January 15

 

Applications are reviewed on January 16. Please contact the department about applying after this date

Bioinformatics

February 29*

 

*For the MBINF.BINF (one-year coursework). Applications are also considered on a rolling basis prior to this date. Exceptional candidates may apply after February 29 if space remains in the program

For all other Bioinformatics applications (MSc.BINF and PhD.BINF), applications are accepted on a rolling/ongoing basis. Please contact the department directly for more information.

Biomedical Sciences

August 1 (F); December 1 (W); April 1 (S)

Fall (F), Winter (W), Summer (S)

 

Biophysics

Ongoing

 

 

Biotechnology

Feb 1

 

 

Business Administration (MBA)

November 22 (May residency)

Early Spring

 

Capacity Development and Extension

May 31

Fall

 

Chemistry

Ongoing

 

 

Clinical Studies

Ongoing

 

 

Computational Sciences

Ongoing

Fall, Winter, Summer

 

Computer Science

Ongoing

 

 

Conservation Leadership March 1 Spring  

Creative Writing

December 7, 2020

Fall 2021

 

Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy

January 15

Fall

 

Critical Studies in Improvisation

January 15 Fall  

Cybersecurity and Threat Intelligence

July 1 (International)

August 15 (Domestic)

Fall

 

Economics

February 1

Fall

 

Engineering

MENG, MSc & PhD: May 1 (F); August 1 (W); January 1 (S)

Fall (F), Winter (W), Summer (S)

 

English

January 31

Fall

 

Environmental Science (MES)

February 1 - International Students

April 30 - Domestic Students

Fall

 

Environmental Sciences (MSc and PhD)

Ongoing

 

 

European Studies

Ongoing

Fall

 

Family Relations and Applied Nutrition
(Applied Human Nutrition)

October 29 (Winter), January 6 (Fall)

Fall, Winter

 

Family Relations and Applied Nutrition
(Couple and Family Therapy)

November 25

Fall

 

Family Relations and Applied Nutrition
(Family Relations and Human Development)

January 6

Fall

 

Family Relations and Applied Nutrition
(Masters of Applied Nutrition - MAN)

December 13

Fall

 

Food Safety and Quality Assurance

July 1 (Domestic Students)

November 1 (International Students)

Fall

 

Food Science

July 1 (Fall)
November 1 (Winter)
March 1 (Summer)

Fall
Winter
Summer

 

Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics

July 31

Fall

 

French

Ongoing

Fall

Funding priority is given to applications submitted by February 1st, however, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Geography

January 10

 

 

History

February 1

Fall

 

Human Health and Nutritional Sciences

Ongoing

 

 

Integrative Biology

Ongoing

 

 

International Development Studies

Please see application deadline for primary program

 

 

Landscape Architecture

January 9

Fall

 

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Ongoing

Fall

 

Leadership

November 22 (May Residency)

February 1 (July Residency)

Early Spring

 

Summer

 

Literary Studies/Theatre Studies in English

January 15

Fall

 

Management

February 1

Fall

 

Market Research

 

 

Admission to this program is currently on hold until further notice.  Any questions regarding the program can be directed to lang.grad@uoguelph.ca

Marketing and Consumer Studies

February 1

Fall

 

Mathematics and Statistics

February 14

Fall

 

Molecular and Cellular Biology

Ongoing

 

 

Neuroscience

Please see application deadline for primary program

 

 

One Health

Please see application deadline for primary program

 

 

Pathobiology

Ongoing

 

 

Philosophy (MA)

MA (January 17)

Fall

 

Philosophy (PhD)

January 10

Fall

 

Physics

Ongoing

 

 

Plant Agriculture

Ongoing

 

 

Political Science

January 18

Fall

 

Population Medicine

Ongoing

 

 

Psychology
(Applied Social)

December 15

Fall

 

Psychology
(Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology)

December 15

Fall

 

Psychology
(Neuroscience and Applied Cognitive Science)

January 15

Fall

 

Psychology (Industrial-Organizational Psychology) January 4 Fall  

Public Health

February 1

Fall

 

Public Issues Anthropology

January 15

Fall

 

Rural Planning and Development (MSc)

May 15

Fall

Department review of applications is completed by March 31. After this date, admission will be based on availability of space.

Rural Planning and Development (MPLAN)

May 30 (F); September 30 (W); January 30 (S)

Fall (F), Winter (W); Summer (S)

 

Rural Studies

March 1

 

 

Sociology

January 15

 

 

Social Practice and Transformational Change

January 15

 

 

Studio Art

January 15

 

 

Theatre Studies

January 15

 

 

Tourism and Hospitality

February 1

 

 

Toxicology

Please see admission deadline for primary program.