York University - Graduate Studies

Visual Arts

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Drawing
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Description:The PhD in Visual Arts is a four-year advanced degree that will prepare mature researchers with the highest qualifications to teach studio practice and theoretical courses, supervise graduate students within a university context, and have significant professional careers as artists.

The program is premised on scholarship that is practice-based. It offers a program of study in which original research is materialized and disseminated in the form of art works. Research in this context is focused on visual arts, as well as specific research questions that are defined by candidates.
URL:Visual Arts at York University - Graduate Studies
Length:4 Year(s)
Scholarships:1
Careers:PhotographersMusicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*73
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]

Two recommendations required.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
MFA 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 21, 2014