The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research normally admits students to the fall term. However, some programs may consider applicants for the winter or spring/summer terms.

Below are deadlines for applications to our graduate programs. Not all programs may be listed as some have closed their application window for the upcoming term of admission.

If you wish more information on upcoming or passed deadlines, please contact the academic unit of the program in which you are interested. Applications for admission from outside Canada should be completed at least six months before the desired date of admission in order for students to make the necessary visa arrangements.

Accounting, Sprott School of Business

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019MACC-73August 15, 2019 
Summer 2019MACC-73 The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.

Management, Sprott School of Business

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019MSC-7NAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Architecture and Urbanism, Azrieli School of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019DAC-31June 01, 2019 
Fall 2019DIP-ACJune 01, 2019 
Fall 2019MARCH-31AAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MARCH-79August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MAS-31August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-31August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Art History, School for Studies in Art and Culture:

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Biology, Ottawa-Carleton Institute of

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020AllDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019AllApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Biomedical Engineering, Ottawa-Carleton Institute for

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020AllDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019AllApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Business (International Programs), Sprott School of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019MBA-71CAugust 01, 2019 

Business, Sprott School of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019MBA-71July 31, 2019 
Fall 2019MBA-71PJuly 31, 2019 
Fall 2019PHD-7N The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.

Indigenous and Canadian Studies, School of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019MA-11August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-11 The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.

Chemical and Environmental Toxicology, Ottawa-Carleton Collaborative Program in

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020MSC-7DDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020MSC-7EDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020MSC-7GTNovember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020PHD-7DDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020PHD-7EDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020PHD-7GTNovember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Fall 2019MSC-7DAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MSC-7EAugust 15, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MSC-7GTAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-7DAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-7EAugust 15, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-7GTAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019MSC-7DApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019MSC-7EApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019MSC-7GTApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019PHD-7DApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019PHD-7EApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019PHD-7GTApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Chemistry Institute, Ottawa-Carleton

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020AllDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Fall 2019AllAugust 15, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019All The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.

Civil Engineering, Ottawa-Carleton Institute for

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020AllDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019AllApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Cognitive Science, Institute of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019MCOGSC-98August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-98August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Communication, School of Journalism and

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019All The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.

Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture, Institute of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019DCUR-10AAugust 01, 2019 
Fall 2019DIP-CURAAugust 01, 2019 
Fall 2019PHD-BAAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-BBAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-BCAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-BDAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Computer Science, Ottawa-Carleton Institute for

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020AllSeptember 15, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020AllDecember 01, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Economics, Department of

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020AllDecember 15, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020AllDecember 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Economics, Ottawa-Carleton Joint Doctoral Program in

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020AllDecember 15, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020AllDecember 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ottawa-Carleton Institute for

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020MASC-82EDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020MASC-82SDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020MENG-82SDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020PHD-82EDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020PHD-82SDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Fall 2019MASC-82EAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MASC-82SAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MENG-82EAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MENG-82SAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-82EAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-82SAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019MASC-82EApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019MASC-82SApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019PHD-82EApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019PHD-82SApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

English Language and Literature, Department of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Environmental Engineering, Ottawa-Carleton Institute for

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020AllDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019AllApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Ethics and Public Affairs

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019DEPAF-24July 01, 2019 
Fall 2019DIP-EPAFJuly 01, 2019 
Fall 2019PHD-24EJuly 01, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Institute of

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020DEIS-65December 15, 2019 
Winter 2020MA-531December 15, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020MA-531December 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019DEIS-65August 31, 2019 
Fall 2019MA-531August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019DEIS-65April 30, 2019 
Summer 2019MA-531April 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Film Studies, School for Studies in Art and Culture:

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Geography and Environmental Studies, Department of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Geoscience Centre, Ottawa-Carleton

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020AllNovember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019AllApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Health Sciences, Department of

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020DHSTP-60HLDecember 01, 2019 
Winter 2020DIP-HSTPLDecember 01, 2019 
Winter 2020MSC-35October 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020MSC-35December 01, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Winter 2020PHD-35October 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020PHD-35December 01, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019DHSTP-60HLAugust 01, 2019 
Fall 2019DIP-HSTPLAugust 01, 2019 
Fall 2019MSC-35August 01, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MSC-60HLAugust 01, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-35August 01, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019DHSTP-60HL The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.
Summer 2019DIP-HSTPL The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.
Summer 2019MSC-35 The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.
Summer 2019PHD-35 The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.

History, Department of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Human-Computer Interaction

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Humanities, College of the

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019MA-251August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Industrial Design, School of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Information Technology, Carleton School of

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020AllDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Infrastructure Protection and International Security

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019DIP-IPISAugust 01, 2019 
Fall 2019DIPIS-16August 01, 2019 
Fall 2019MENG-81IPAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MIPIS-43August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

International Affairs, Norman Paterson School of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019MA-43August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MA-43/JDAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-43August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Journalism and Communicaton, School of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Kroeger College of Public Affairs, Arthur

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019MPM-PMAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Law and Legal Studies, Department of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019MA-39July 15, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-39August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Linguistics and Language Studies, School of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019MA-08AAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-08AAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Mathematics and Statistics, Ottawa-Carleton Institute of

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020MSC-65November 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020MSC-65November 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Winter 2020MSC-65BNovember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020MSC-65BNovember 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Winter 2020MSC-90November 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020MSC-90November 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Winter 2020PHD-5CNovember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020PHD-5CNovember 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Winter 2020PHD-5DNovember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020PHD-5DNovember 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Winter 2020PHD-5ENovember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020PHD-5ENovember 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MSC-65July 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MSC-65BJuly 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MSC-90July 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MSC-90FJuly 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-5CJuly 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-5DJuly 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-5EJuly 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Ottawa-Carleton Institute for

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020AllDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Fall 2019AllMay 31, 2019 to be considered for funding
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019AllApril 30, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Music, School for Studies in Art and Culture:

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Neuroscience, Department of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, School of Public Policy and Administration:

Term Program Deadline Note
Summer 2019DIP-PNL The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.
Summer 2019MPNL-48P The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.

Philosophy, Department of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Physics, Ottawa-Carleton Institute for

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Political Economy, Institute of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Political Science, Department of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Psychology, Department of

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020AllNovember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020AllDecember 01, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Public Policy and Administration, School of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019DIP-PPPEJune 15, 2019 
Fall 2019MPPA-48May 01, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-34May 01, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Summer 2019DIP-IPA The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.
Summer 2019DIPA-48 The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.

Social Work, School of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019MSW-1YR-5CR The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.
Fall 2019MSW-2YR-11CR The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.
Fall 2019PHD-49A The application window for this program is not open at this time. For further information please contact the academic unit offering the program.

Sociology and Anthropology, Department of

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020MA-3MNovember 01, 2019 
Winter 2020MA-50November 01, 2019 
Fall 2019MA-3MAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MA-40August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MA-50August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-40August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019PHD-50August 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Sustainable Energy Engineering and Policy

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020MASC-SENovember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020MASC-SEDecember 01, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Winter 2020MENG-SENovember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Winter 2020MENG-SEDecember 01, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MA-SEPJuly 15, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MASC-SEAugust 15, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain
Fall 2019MENG-SEAugust 15, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Technology Innovation Management Unit

Term Program Deadline Note
Winter 2020MENT-ETIMDecember 01, 2019 to be considered for funding
Fall 2019MENT-ETIMAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

Women's and Gender Studies, Pauline Jewett Institute of

Term Program Deadline Note
Fall 2019AllAugust 31, 2019to be considered for admission and funding if space and funds remain

*  Unless specified otherwise, deadlines apply to all programs offered by the department, institute or school.