York University - Graduate Studies

Geography

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Geography
Description:Master of Arts / Master of Science Degree by Thesis:
In addition to Geography 5011 1.0: Graduate Colloquium , four half-courses, or equivalent, including Geography 5010 3.0 . Courses are selected by candidates with the help of their advisors and at least 3 of the 4 half courses must be offered by the Geography programme. A reading course may not be counted as one of the 3 Geography half courses. Students must successfully complete one of the programme's research seminar courses. Masters students may take a maximum of one reading half course. Each candidate must submit a thesis based upon original research, and must successfully defend the thesis at an oral examination.

Master of Arts / Master of Science Degree by Research Paper:
In addition to Geography 5011.01, six half-courses, or equivalent, including Geography 5010 3.0. Courses are selected by candidates with the help of their advisors and at least 4 of the 6 half courses must be offered by the Geography programme. A reading course may not be counted as one of the 4 Geography half courses. Students must successfully complete one of the programme's research seminar courses. Masters students may take a maximum of one reading course. Each candidate must submit a research paper based upon original research, and must successfully defend the research paper at an oral examination. A research paper should be equal to a thesis in academic quality, but is more limited in scope.
URL:Geography at York University - Graduate Studies
Careers:Geographers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]

Two recommendations required.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Statement of Research Interests

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 June 20, 2014