Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research


Saint Mary’s University is an excellent place to pursue graduate studies. Choose from 27 diverse graduate programs (PhD, Masters, Diploma), offered within a collegial and stimulating intellectual community.

The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) oversees Saint Mary’s graduate programs and supports the university’s research endeavours. The Faculty offers a wealth of information and resources on graduate studies and research activities within the university.

News and Events

UPCOMING DEFENSE (everyone welcome):

Rachel Agwata, MA candidate in International Development Studies, thesis defense:
'Low Transition Rates of Girls from Primary to Secondary Schools in Rural Kenya'
Friday, 16 November 2018 at 10 a.m. in Loyola 296, Saint Mary's University



UPCOMING WORKSHOP (open to all graduate students or post-docs from any Nova Scotia university): 

Mitacs Training "Foundations of Project Management I"
Wednesday, November 7 and Thursday, November 8, 2018
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm (Registration starts at 8:45am)
Where:  Dalhousie University Club, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Room: Great Hall  
For more information, click here.

Academic Calendar

Browse the ‌Graduate Academic Calendar‌‌.

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