York University - Graduate Studies

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Interdisciplinary Studies

York University - Graduate Studies

Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $5,145


The Interdisciplinary Studies Master’s program is intended to encourage studies of an interdisciplinary nature. It provides students with an opportunity to pursue interdisciplinary, independent, innovative and individualized research that does not fit into traditional disciplinary categories. Each student works with scholars in fields related to a chosen research topic. A wide range of interdisciplinary topics may be proposed for study, including combinations of any program in any of our ten faculties which might embrace the fine arts, the sciences, the social sciences, humanities, law, education, engineering, health, environmental studies, business etc.


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
To be considered for admission as a Candidate a student must have an honours degree (four year) from a recognized university, with an A or B+ standing or with equivalent qualifications. In consideration of acceptable qualifications, evidence of satisfactory studies and/or other relevant experience, portfolios of work, letters of recommendation, and results of tests are taken into account.

* 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