University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

Art: History of Art

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Program Information

School:University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Description:The PhD program is designed to prepare history of art students for college and university teaching, museum curatorships, and other research positions.

Applicants may enter the PhD program via one of two routes: 1) following completion of an appropriate MA or 2) direct entry after completing a BA.

URL:Art: History of Art at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Library, Archive, Museum and Art Gallery Managers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants are required to have a minimum A- average in the MA program. Students without an MA in Art from the University of Toronto may be required to complete at least 1.0 additional full-course equivalent (FCE). Reading knowledge of two languages, normally including French, German, Italian, or Chinese. Students unable to meet language requirements for particular courses may be refused admission to courses; enrolment in Fall courses is limited and subject to instructor's approval.

Acceptance is limited to students who propose theses corresponding to research expertise of faculty. See faculty research profiles.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on November 23, 2017