University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

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

East Asian Studies

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: East Asian Studies
Description The PhD program is a research degree that prepares students to teach and research in the area of East Asian Studies. The program consists of course work, language study, comprehensive exams, a dissertation prospectus, writing of a dissertation, and a final oral examination on the dissertation. Applicants should consult the department's website for complete details on the PhD program, applications, course offerings, and profiles of the graduate faculty. Applicants may enter the PhD program via one of two routes: 1) following completion of an appropriate MA degree or 2) direct entry after completing a BA degree.
Website: East Asian Studies at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
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] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Normally, completion of the MA program in the Department of East Asian Studies, or its equivalent from a recognized university, with an average grade of at least A- is required. Departmental assessment may also permit registration directly from a BA degree in the most exceptional cases where, for instance, there is a very high grade point average or a well-documented demonstration of capacity for original research.

* 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