Interdisciplinary Studies (Master of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Interdisciplinary Studies (Master of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: July 15, November 15
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: CA$125
Intakes: Fall, Winter
International tuition: CA$14,500
Domestic tuition: CA$8,400

Program overview

Our Interdisciplinary students work with a wide range of faculty across both campuses. Our current students are researching topics such as: Transgender advocacy; Cultural ‘translation’ of standardized tests for school students in Spanish-speaking countries; Examining economic development in Northern Ontario- reconciling First Nations approaches with Canadian approaches; The culture of Saint John: The media choices of a post-industrial city; Improving the Quality of Salmon in Bristol Bay, Alaska: Wealth, profit sharing, and their effects on the dilemma of collective action, Communication and Information Flow in Integrated Oceans Management; Qualitative exploration of women’s appearance post cancer diagnosis and treatment; Perceptions of Aging Master’s Athletes Involved in High Risk Sports, Workplace Wellness.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



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Applicants must secure a research supervisor before applying. Masters applicants require a 4 year program (preferably honours or equivalent) with at least an A- average. International student whose first language is not English must provide language test score results. If applicable, a TOEFL score of 100, TWE 5.5, or IELTS of 7. Must indicate ‘academic’ not ‘general’. Applicants are to submit: 5-page thesis/dissertation proposal (with working bibliography), along with the following: a paragraph explaining why they wish to pursue a Masters or Doctoral degree in IDST, a paragraph explaining the different disciplines the candidate will bring to the research topic; A letter from the supervisor indicating their willingness to supervise the applicant; Three academic references; A sample of a sustained piece of academic writing (e.g.,term paper of 15-20 pages, or thesis chapter); Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work taken at any postsecondary institution attended; Complete application form.

Career opportunities

Previous graduates of the program are employed in academia and in the private and public sector.

Campus location

Fredericton , Canada

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