Admission Requirements
Applicants to the Ph.D. in Design and Planning program must possess the following:
  • a Master’s degree in a discipline represented by the programs in the Faculty of Architecture (Architecture, City Planning, Environmental Design, Interior Design or Landscape Architecture), or a related field from a recognized institution;
  • a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or equivalent in the last two years of full time university study (60 credit hours);
  • evidence of appropriate research capability (a Master’s thesis or practicum, and/or peer-reviewed publications or presentations);
  • a record of appropriate experience in professional practice, post-secondary teaching and/or other pertinent accomplishments and activities.
  • Admission to the Ph.D. in Design and Planning program is competitive. In addition to the applicant’s academic background, research capability and experience, admission to the program is contingent on the availability and willingness of a qualified faculty member with appropriate expertise to supervise the applicant’s research and program of studies.
  • The Faculty of Architecture Doctoral Studies Committee serves as the Ph.D. Admissions Committee.

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