Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

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Information Technology

Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Field of Study:Information Technology
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,933
National: $6,933


More than ever before, information technology specialists need a deeper understanding of their field. Our PhD program in Information Technology addresses the needs of industry and society in the IT area, providing students with the skills they will need to succeed in this demanding and ever evolving field. The program focuses on advanced interdisciplinary research on Digital Media and related applications and topics.


Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants to this program will normally hold a Master's degree in one of the three related disciplines (Technology, Content, and People) but demonstrate the ability to work in multi-disciplinary groups and have some general technology (digital media) background. Applicants judged to be generally acceptable but deficient in some preparation may be asked to complete course work in addition to the program requirements. In addition to transcripts and letters of reference, application packages will include a statement of interest outlining the applicant's proposed area of research.

* 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 September 02, 2022