East Asian Studies

www.eas.utoronto.ca

The graduate program in East Asian Studies is offered in two fields: Classical East Asian and Modern East Asian, leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

The Department of East Asian Studies is a place for learning and research about the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea, and their interactions with one another and the rest of the world. An emphasis is placed on interregional and interdisciplinary work, including the fields of history, literature, philosophy, cinema, and cultural studies in modern and premodern times. Prospective students must come to the program with strong skills in at least one East Asian language.

Degrees Offered

East Asian Studies - MA, PhD

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DomesticInternational
​​ ​​​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​.
2. For more information on admission requirements, ple​ase review the program'​s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar ​​​

​​​​​​​Research Stream Program Funding Information​

Base Funding Amount -

Graduate units determine a base funding amount for doctoral research stream programs and the number of years that the student will be eligible. In addition to the Base Funding, all eligible students will receive the cost of academic tuition and fees. More information about Base Funding can be found at .​

Actual Income -

Students often have the opportunity to earn additional income through research stipends, internal and external fellowships, RA employment income and TA-ships. Therefore, the average actual income of students in a program is typically higher than the Base Funding amount in that program. More information about Actual Incomes can be found at .

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Quick Facts

Domestic Students International Students
1. Application deadlines MA-31-Jan-2016
PhD-8-Jan-2016
MA-31-Jan-2016
PhD-8-Jan-2016
2.Required tests in addition to English Language Proficiency. See below or visit www.uoft.me/gradelp MA-n/a
PhD-n/a
MA-n/a
PhD-n/a
3. Minimum GPA MA-B+ in final year
PhD-A-
MA-B+ in final year
PhD-A-
4. Tuition fee -Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to Domestic Fees.
-Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to International Fees.
5. Direct entry option from bachelor's to PhD MA-n/a
PhD-Yes
MA-n/a
PhD-Yes
6. Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MA-after
PhD-before
MA-after
PhD-before
7. If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MA-no
PhD-n/a
MA-no
PhD-n/a
8. Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MA-applicant
PhD-Grad Unit
MA-applicant
PhD-Grad Unit
9. Program length (full-time only) MA-3 sessions
PhD-4 years; 5 years direct-entry
MA-3 sessions
PhD-4 years; 5 years direct-entry
​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​. 
2. For more information on admission requirements, please review the program’s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar