York University - Graduate Studies

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York University - Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $5,145


The PhD Program is a multi-year program of advanced graduate study whose purpose is to train students to become highly qualified scholars in Humanities. The program culminates in the preparation of a dissertation that makes an original contribution to scholarship in Humanities. The program is open to qualified students who want to obtain advanced scholarly training in the interdisciplinary study of culture in Humanites.


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. 100] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants are required to have a MA degree with a grade average of at least B+ in an area relevant to undertaking doctoral study in Humanities, or its equivalent.

* 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 November 26, 2022