Prospective Graduate Students

Prospective students interested in applying to our PhD or Masters programs are strongly encouraged to directly contact faculty members with whom they are interested to work prior to beginning the application procedure. The list of our graduate faculty members posted on our website: http://anthropology.utoronto.ca/people/graduate-faculty/

OPEN HOUSE 2016 – November 4, 2016, 9:00 am

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APPLICATION DEADLINES 
Admission Requirements
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS & FAQ
Cost & Funding
Virtual Tour

Please select the program that is most appropriate for you:

Master of Arts

      • 12 month course-based program culminating in a Master’s Research Paper (MRP).
      • Program Requirements: completion of 4 credits* (including the MRP which is normally completed during the summer session)
      • The Anthropology Graduate unit offers graduate studies in collaboration with various programs across the university known as Collaborative Programs.

Master of Science 

      • Two year program culminating in Master’s Research Paper (MRP).
      • Program Requirements: completion of 5 credits* (including the MRP which is normally completed during the second year).
      • The Anthropology Graduate unit offers graduate studies in collaboration with various programs across the university known as Collaborative Programs.

Ph.D. Direct Entry Stream

      • Undergraduate students with strong backgrounds in anthropology or relevant disciplines (GPA of 3.70 or above in their last 5.0 full-course equivalents [FCEs]) and who have earned an appropriate bachelor’s degree with a concentration in anthropology or a cognate discipline may apply directly for admission to the PhD program.
      • Program Requirements: during years 1-3, Ph.D. Direct students will take at least 5 credits*, satisfy the language requirement and defend a thesis proposal before embarking on fieldwork.
      • Fieldwork and dissertation writing normally take 4-7 years.
      • The Anthropology Graduate unit offers graduate studies in collaboration with various programs across the university known as Collaborative Programs.

Applying to a Ph.D. program from an M.A./M.Sc.?

Ph.D. Regular Stream

      • For students entering with a Master’s degree.
      • Program Requirements: during the first two years of the program students will complete at least 3 credits*, satisfy the language requirement and defend a thesis proposal before embarking on fieldwork.
      • The Anthropology Graduate unit offers graduate studies in collaboration with various programs across the university known as Collaborative Programs.
*Typically 1 course = 0.5 credit and lasts 12 weeks