At Western University, our tradition of excellence continues to attract outstanding faculty members, postdoctoral scholars and graduate students from around the world. Our graduate programs inspire a passion for the pursuit of knowledge, foster creativity and innovation, and prepare our graduates for successful and exciting careers.
Since introducing its first master’s program in 1881, Western has been dedicated to excellence in graduate education. We offer more than 70 master’s and 50 doctoral programs, including a range of professional master’s and interdisciplinary programs – providing endless opportunities to expand knowledge and push the boundaries of discovery in several fields.
Applicants must possess a four-year degree from an accredited university. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies requires at least a 70% average across courses taken in the last two full-time years of the undergraduate degree. Equivalent qualifications may be considered based on the standards of the discipline or profession.
Doctoral Programs and Postdoctoral studies
Applicants must possess a Master’s degree or equivalent from a university, college or institute, and provide evidence of research potential. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies requires at least a 70% average in the Master’s degree, as determined by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Available research / study domins:
American Studies M.A.
Anatomy and Cell Biology M.Sc. (Clinical) | M.Sc. (Research) | Ph.D.
Ancient Philosophy M.A.
Anthropology M.A. | Ph.D.
Applied Mathematics M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Astronomy M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Biochemistry M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Biology M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering M.E.Sc. | Ph.D.
Biostatistics Collaborative Program
Business E.M.B.A. | M.B.A. | Ph.D.
Business Skills for Actuaries and Financial Professionals G.Dip.
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering M.E.Sc. | M.Eng. | Ph.D.
Chemistry M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Civil and Environmental Engineering M.E.Sc. | M.Eng. | Ph.D.
Classics M.A. | Ph.D.
Clinical Medical Biophysics M.Sc.
Communication Sciences and Disorders M.Cl.Sc.
Comparative Literature M.A. | Ph.D.
Computer Science M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Developmental Biology Collaborative Program
Driving Rehabilitation Therapy M.Cl.Sc.
Economics M.A. | Ph.D.
Education M.A. | Ph.D.
Education – Professional M.P.Ed. | Ed.D.
Electrical and Computer Engineering M.E.Sc. | M.Eng. | Ph.D.
Engineering in Medicine Collaborative Program
English M.A. | Ph.D.
Environment and Sustainability M.E.S. | Collaborative Program
Epidemiology and Biostatistics M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Family Medicine M.Cl.Sc. | Ph.D.
Financial Economics M.F.E.
Foods and Nutrition M.Sc.F.N.
French Studies M.A. | Ph.D.
Geography M.A. | M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Geology M.Sc. | M.Sc. (course-based) | Ph.D.
Geophysics M.Sc. | M.Sc. (course-based) | Ph.D.
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences M.P.T. / Ph.D. | M.Sc. | M.Sc. (OT) / Ph.D. | M.Cl.Sc. / Ph.D. | Ph.D.
Health Information Science M.H.I.S. | Ph.D.
Hispanic Studies M.A. | Ph.D.
History M.A. | Ph.D.
Journalism and Communication M.M.J.C.
Kinesiology M.A. | M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Law LL.M. | Ph.D.
Law, Studies in M.S.L.
Library & Information Science M.L.I.S. | Ph.D.
Management of Applied Science M.M.A.Sc.
Mathematics M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Mechanical and Materials Engineering M.E.Sc. | M.Eng. | Ph.D.
Media Studies M.A. | Ph.D.
Medical Biophysics M.Sc. | M.Sc. / Ph.D. | Ph.D.
Microbiology and Immunology M.Sc. | M.Sc. (Accelerated) | Ph.D.
Migration and Ethnic Relations Collaborative Program
Molecular Imaging Collaborative Program
Musculoskeletal Health Research Collaborative Program
Music D.M.A. | M.A. Music Theory | M.A. Musicology | M.Mus. | Ph.D.
Neuroscience M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Nuclear Engineering M.Eng.
Nursing M.N. | M.Sc.N. | Ph.D.
Occupational Therapy M.Sc. (OT)
Pathologists’ Assistant M.Cl.Sc.
Pathology M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Philosophy M.A. | Ph.D.
Physical Therapy M.Cl.Sc. | M.P.T.
Physics M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Physiology and Pharmacology M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Planetary Science Collaborative Program
Political Science M.A. | Ph.D.
Popular Music and Culture M.A.
Professional Communication & Management G.Dip.
Psychology M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Public Administration M.P.A. | G.Dip.
Public Health M.P.H.
Scientific Computing Collaborative Program
Social Work M.S.W.
Sociology M.A. | Ph.D.
Statistics M.Sc. | Ph.D.
Theory and Criticism M.A. | Ph.D.
Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Collaborative Program
Visual Arts M.A. | M.F.A. | Ph.D.
Women’s Studies and Feminist Research M.A. | Ph.D.
School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
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