24 months
11748 CAD/year
5340 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Religion from University of Manitoba is offered as a Joint Program in cooperation with the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Winnipeg. Students in the JMP may elect to receive their degree from either of the two participating universities. They may pursue their degree via the thesis route, or the Course and Comprehensive route.


Religion from University of Manitoba introduces you to Biblical studies, history of Christianity, world religions, women and religion, hermeneutics and other religion and culture fields. 

Students at Religion from University of Manitoba will gain knowledge in:

  • world religions; 
  • Bible, Christian Origins, religions and cultures of Western antiquity; 
  • medieval, early modern and modern Christianity; 
  • Christianity and culture; 
  • Buddhism; 
  • Hinduism; 
  • Judaism and Islam; 
  • religion in Canada;
  • ethics;
  • body history; critical theory. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Seminar in Buddhism
  • Religion and Democracy
  • The Yoga Tradition
  • Peace & War in Islamic Thought
  • Feminist Theory & Religion
  • The Problem of Evil

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor's degree in Religion
  • Statement of Intent
  • Publication/Writing Sample
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2
  • Submit your transcripts (unofficial copies)
  • English language proficiency
  • Pay the application fee
  • Minimum B average (3.0) in the last 60 credit hours or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11748 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5874 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    5340 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2670 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Winnipeg

1056 - 1650 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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