University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
65/63 St George Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M5S 2Z9

Social Work

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Social Work
Description The PhD program has a tradition of scholarly excellence based on the quality of the research knowledge, competence, and output of its faculty. Doctoral graduates are practice leaders and faculty members throughout the world. Enrolment in the Faculty of Social Work entails adherence to the standards of professional behaviour for the social work profession set forth in the Social Work Code of Ethics of the Canadian Association of Social Workers.
Website: Social Work at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Master of Social Work degree or an equivalent master's degree with at least a B+ standing from an accredited program in a recognized university. Competency in basic statistical methods at an introductory level. Educational and professional experience that indicates a capacity to undertake research-oriented post-graduate work. Initial admission inquiries should be made directly to the Faculty of Social Work. The application deadline for the PhD program is December 1. The Faculty of Social Work does not guarantee admission to all applicants who meet its minimum requirements.

* 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.

Last Updated: November 26, 2017