University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

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


Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: English Language and Literature, General
Description The Doctor of Philosophy program offers broad coverage in British, Canadian, Aboriginal, American, and postcolonial literatures, a sophisticated command of current theoretical approaches, and exceptional support for significant research projects. Applicants are admitted through one of two routes: 1) a master’s degree in English, 2) in exceptional cases, an appropriate bachelor’s degree (direct entry).
Website: English 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. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Normally, applicants have a master's degree in English from a recognized university, with an average grade equivalent to at least a University of Toronto A- in the applicant's overall program. Applicants must satisfy the department that they are capable of independent research in English at an advanced level.

* 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 23, 2017