University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

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

Information (MI)

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Information Science/Studies
Description The MI program allows students to explore the breadth of information and to focus on one or more areas of study. Students may choose one of two pathways to completion: ​​​​​​​concentration pathway: students choose one or two of seven concentrations and may complete: concentration(s) only,​​ concentration(s) plus a thesis, or concentration(s) plus a co-op (CCO) ​general program pathway: students do not choose a formal concentration and may complete:​ coursework only, coursework plus a thesis, or coursework plus a co-op
Website: Information (MI) at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Length: 2 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 International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 8] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 107] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 95]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
An appropriate bachelor's degree with at least a B average (3.0 GPA) from a university recognized by the University of Toronto is required. Generally, successful applicants hold an academic level of B+ (3.3 GPA) or higher in the final year. The bachelor's degree must normally contain at least 75% academic credits—​that is, courses that are not professional, practical, technical, or vocational. Courses such as studio art, drama or music performance, theology, education, or undergraduate courses in library science are not normally considered to be sufficiently academic in content for admission purposes. Applicants who meet current admission requirements and who hold a BLS degree from the University of Toronto, or its equivalent from an approved university, may be admitted to the MI program with advanced standing. Such students may be required to take additional courses if certain requisite instruction is lacking. Applicants who have satisfactory standing in an undergraduate program and who have successfully completed information studies graduate courses in programs equivalent to the University of Toronto MI program may also apply for admission with advanced standing. Each application will be evaluated individually. At least 4.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) towards the MI degree must be taken at the University of Toronto.

* 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