|Additional Admission Requirements:
A completed School of Graduate Studies Application Form;
A statement of why you wish to pursue a Master's or PhD degree;
A preliminary five-page outline, with working bibliography attached, of your specific research interests;
A paragraph explaining why your proposed research fits within Interdisciplinary Studies;
A paragraph outlining the different disciplines (two or more) that you will bring to your research to help address your research problem;
A letter from the proposed supervisor indicating that he or she is willing to supervise your research and why she or he feels that you are well prepared to undertake this interdisciplinary research topic;
Three additional academic references, which should indicate your suitability for graduate work and, if possible, why you are particularly qualified to conduct research across several disciplines;
A sample of a sustained piece of writing, for example, an essay (15-20 pages) from a university course (Master's applicants), or sections from a Master's thesis (PhD applicants), to show that you are an accomplished academic writer;
Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work taken at any post-secondary institution attended; and
If your first language is not English and you have not previously studied at an English-speaking university, official evidence of a TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 100 (Internet-based test), TWE of 5.5, or IELTS score of 7, is required.
(Optional) Resume of work experiences, publication record, volunteer work applicable to your research program.
- Statement of Research Interests