Memorial University Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) 


IAU Member

Canada - Newfoundland & Labrador / Terre-Neuve et Labrador

top General Information


Street:P.O. Box 4200

City:St John's

Province:Newfoundland & Labrador

Post Code:A1C 5S7


Other Sites

Traditional and Open Learning Institution. Also affiliation with 4 major Teaching Hospitals (Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health). Other campuses: Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook, Harlow (in Essex, England), Labrador Institute (Happy Valley-Goose Bay)

Institution Funding



Founded 1925 as Memorial University College. Awarded degree-granting status and present title 1949. The only degree-granting post-secondary institution in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador

Academic Year

September to August (September-December; January-April; May-August); also 6-week inter-session and 6-week summer session.

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent, with minimum of 70% average. Proof of proficiency in English language



Accrediting Agency

Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Neil Bose

Job title:President and Vice-Chancellor, pro tempore

Years of office:2023-

Senior Administrative Officer : Jennifer Lokash

Job title:Provost and Vice-President, Academic, pro tempore

Senior Administrative Officer : Lisa Browne

Job title:Vice-President, Administration, Finance and Advancement

International Relations Officer : Sonja Knutson

Job title:Director, Internationalization Office

top Divisions

Campus : Sir Wilfred Grenfell

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Cultural Studies, Earth Sciences, English, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, History, Mathematics, Natural Resources, Nursing, Physics, Primary Education, Psychology, Social Studies, Theatre, Tourism, Visual Arts

College : Queen's

Fields of study:Bible, History of Religion, New Testament, Pastoral Studies, Religion, Theology

More details:

Department/Division : Distance Education and Learning Technologies

Fields of study:Anthropology, Biology, Business Administration, Criminology, Curriculum, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Engineering, English, Folklore, French, German, Higher Education, Law, Leadership, Leisure Studies, Library Science, Linguistics, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Music, Nursing, Parks and Recreation, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Police Studies, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Regional Studies, Religious Studies, Russian, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Sports, Statistics, Technology, Women's Studies

Department/Division : Lifelong Learning

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Computer Networks, Criminology, Development Studies, Human Resources, Insurance, Leadership, Library Science, Management, Marketing, Public Administration, Public Relations, Regional Studies, Robotics, Transport and Communications, Writing

Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Asian Religious Studies, Bible, Canadian Studies, Communication Studies, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Cultural Studies, Economics, English, Ethics, European Studies, Film, Folklore, Foreign Languages Education, French, Gender Studies, Geography, German, Greek (Classical), History, History of Law, History of Religion, Indigenous Studies, International Law, Islamic Theology, Judaic Religious Studies, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Medieval Studies, Music, New Testament, Philosophy, Police Studies, Political Sciences, Psychology, Regional Studies, Religious Studies, Russian, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Women's Studies

Faculty : Business Administration

Fields of study:Business Administration, Business and Commerce, International Business, Labour and Industrial Relations, Management

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Adult Education, Computer Education, Curriculum, Education, Foreign Languages Education, French, Higher Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Information Technology, Leadership, Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, Music, Music Education, Native Language Education, Natives Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Science Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teacher Training

Faculty : Engineering and Applied Science

Fields of study:Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Biomedicine, Cardiology, Community Health, Epidemiology, Genetics, Immunology, Laboratory Techniques, Medicine, Nephrology, Neurosciences, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Pathology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Surgery

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Aquaculture, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Social Psychology, Statistics

Institute : Labrador

Fields of study:Anthropology, Archaeology, English, Geography, Linguistics, Meteorology, Social Work

Institute : Marine

Fields of study:Aquaculture, Fishery, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marine Transport, Natural Resources, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Safety Engineering

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Institute : Social and Economic Research

Fields of study:Economics, Social Sciences

More details:ISER

Laboratory : Language

Fields of study:Classical Languages, Danish, English, French, German, Greek (Classical), Irish, Italian, Latin, Linguistics, Russian, Spanish

More details:Digital Language Centre

Research Division : Ocean Engineering

Fields of study:Marine Engineering

Research Division : Study of Music, Media, and Place

Fields of study:Media Studies, Music

More details:(MMaP)

School : Graduate Studies

Fields of study:Administration, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Aquaculture, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Asian Religious Studies, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Behavioural Sciences, Bible, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Cardiology, Chemistry, Christian Religious Studies, Civil Engineering, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Conducting, Curriculum, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Ethics, Ethnology, Experimental Psychology, Fishery, Folklore, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, French Studies, Genetics, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, German, Greek (Classical), Health Sciences, Higher Education, History, History of Religion, Immunology, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Islamic Theology, Labour and Industrial Relations, Latin, Leadership, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Biology, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Naval Architecture, Neurosciences, New Testament, Nursing, Oncology, Organic Chemistry, Parks and Recreation, Performing Arts, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Religious Studies, Social Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Sports, Statistics, Women's Studies

School : Human Kinetics and Recreation

Fields of study:Administration, Curriculum, Parks and Recreation, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Psychology

School : Music

Fields of study:Art History, Conducting, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology

School : Nursing (Western Regional)

Fields of study:Nursing

School : Pharmacy

Fields of study:Pharmacy

School : Social Work

Fields of study:Social Work

top Degrees

Certificat et diplôme universitaire/University certificate and diploma

Baccalauréat/Bachelor's Degree

Baccalauréat spécialisé/Bachelor’s Degree - Honours

Maîtrise/Master's Degree

Diplôme et certificat de 2e cycle/Graduate Diploma and Certificate

Doctorat/Doctoral Degree

Fields of study:Anthropology, Archaeology, English, Ethnology, Geography, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Sociology


also Executive MBA

top Academic Periodicals


Canadian Folklore/Folklore canadien

Culture and Tradition

International Journal of Maritime History

Labour/Le Travail

Newfoundland Quarterly

Regional Languages Studies

Research Directory

Main Press

University Printing Services

Updated on 06-02-2015