University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

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

Italian Studies

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Italian Language and Literature
Description The PhD program prepares students for a career in teaching and scholarship. Graduates are expected to have acquired autonomy in conducting research and preparing scholarly publications. They are trained to teach undergraduate courses in all areas of Italian studies and to design and teach graduate courses in their fields of specialization. The program is designed to provide a broad knowledge of the discipline, specialized knowledge of a single field, and training in all aspects of scholarly research in the discipline. 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 bachelor’s degree.
Website: Italian Studies 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 (Internet Based) [min. 100]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
To be admitted, applicants must have successful completion of the University of Toronto MA or its equivalent with an overall average of at least A- in courses. Please note that an A- average does not guarantee admission to the program. Applicants with an Italian laurea magistrale/specialistica may apply for admission to the PhD program. Applicants with a degree equivalent to a PhD (e.g., an Italian dottorato di ricerca, a PhD, a diploma di perfezionamento, etc.) cannot be accepted to the PhD program.​

* 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 24, 2017