York University - Graduate Studies

Geography

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Arts
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Geography
Description:You’ll join a small group of 50 students supervised by 32 professors whose research is linked to research institutes including the York Centre for Asian Research, the City Institute, the Centre for Work & Society, the Centre for Refugee Studies, the Centre for Feminist Research and the Centre for Research on Latin America & the Caribbean.

Areas of interest include biogeography immigration, wetlands, post-colonialism, globalization, political ecology, place and identity, GIS and remote sensing, northern environments, transnationalism, feminist geography and labour processes. The Graduate Association of Geography Students has an active social program and promotes the interests of Geography graduates in the University.
URL:Geography at York University - Graduate Studies

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 (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]

Three (3) recommendations required.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Major paper or thesis chapter (30-page maximum) is also required.

* 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