University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

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

Art: History of Art (Direct-Entry)

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Description The PhD program is designed to prepare history of art students for college and university teaching, museum curatorships, and other research positions. Applicants may enter the PhD program via one of two routes: 1) following completion of an appropriate MA or 2) direct entry after completing a BA.
Website: Art: History of Art (Direct-Entry) at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 5 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. 93] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants with a BA who have an exceptionally strong academic record; minimum grade average of A- in art history and humanities courses in the last two years. Reading knowledge of two languages, normally including French, German, Italian, or Chinese. Students unable to meet language requirements for particular courses may be refused admission to courses; enrolment in Fall courses is limited and subject to instructor's approval. Acceptance is limited to students who propose theses corresponding to research expertise of faculty. See faculty research profiles.

* 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