York University - Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies
Office of Graduate Admissions, P.O. Box GA2300, 4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M3J 1P3

Dance Studies

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Dance, General
Description The PhD in Dance Studies at York University is the first doctoral-level degree to be offered in Canada. Beginning in 2008-09, the program’s purpose is to prepare scholars for careers in academia or the cultural sector. Employment possibilities for graduates range from teaching in post-secondary education to work in archives and museums, arts administration, publishing, journalism and the media. A small program, the PhD in Dance Studies admits four full-time PhD students per year to pursue advanced research in the context of a large Department of Dance. York runs established MA, BA and BFA programs and is introducing the MFA in Choreography and Dance Dramaturgy in 2008-09.
Website: Dance Studies at York University - Graduate Studies
Cost per year:

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year and includes tuition and supplementary fees.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] 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

* 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 17, 2017