Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs


Master's | Ph.D.


Application Fee: $100 CDN (non-refundable)

All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable.

For initial assessment purposes only, copies of unofficial transcripts (uploaded to your application) are acceptable and preferred. Transcripts are required from each institution for the entire academic history, whether or not degree has been awarded, including institutions attended on an exchange. If the English copy is a translation, please include the original language as well.

Degree Certificates – All international transcripts must be accompanied by degree certificates that indicate that the degree has been awarded.


Master's

The Individual Interdisciplinary Studies program gives students the ability to customize an interdisciplinary program that matches their research.

Expected Duration

  • 2 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • Four-year or honours degree in a discipline relevant to their proposed field of study
  • 3.5 grade point average (GPA) or equivalent in last two previous years of full time University study (60 credit hours)
  • At least six credit hours of coursework at the 3000 level or above outside major department with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in these courses
  • Advisory Committee Member Statement of Support
  • CV/Resume
  • Program of Research Statement
  • Proposed Coursework
  • Rationale
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3

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Doctor of Philosophy

The Individual Interdisciplinary Studies program gives students the ability to customize an interdisciplinary program that matches their research.

Expected Duration

  • 4 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • Research-based Master's degree in a discipline relevant to their proposed field of study
  • 3.5 grade point average (GPA) or equivalent in last two previous years of full time University study (60 credit hours)
  • At least six credit hours of coursework at the 3000 level or above outside major department with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in these courses
  • Advisory Committee Member Statement of Support
  • CV/Resume
  • Program of Research Statement
  • Proposed Coursework
  • Rationale
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2017 May/July March 1, 2017 Apply
Fall 2017 September July 1, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January November 1, 2017 Apply
Summer 2018 May/July March 1, 2018 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2017 September April 1, 2017 Apply
Winter 2018 January August 1, 2017 Apply
Summer 2018 May/July December 1, 2017 Apply

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Notes

*Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation (if applicable) by the date indicated.

The names of your supervisory committee are required at time of application. See form in right sidebar.