History of Art

​​​​www.art.utoronto.ca

The graduate program in the History of Art leads to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees, offered in the following fields:

  1. Ancient
  2. Medieval
  3. Renaissance and Baroque
  4. Modern

The MA program is a course-based and research-intensive degree designed to prepare History of Art students for curatorial work, art consultation, heritage programs, cultural journalism, secondary school teaching, and doctoral research.

The PhD program is designed to prepare History of Art students for college and university teaching, museum curatorships, and other research positions.

The Art History program offers both the MA and PhD degree. Both programs emphasize the research, writing and teaching necessary to pursue a career in academia or museum work. The faculty supervise students in the fields of Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque, and Modern and Contemporary art and architecture.​​

Degrees Offered

History of Art – MA, PhD

​​​​​Quick Facts

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-14-Dec-2015
PhD-14-Dec-2015
MA-14-Dec-2015
PhD-14-Dec-2015
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+
PhD-A-
MA-B+
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-n/a
PhD-Before
MA-n/a
PhD-Before
7. If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MA-n/a
PhD-No
MA-n/a
PhD-No
8. Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MA-n/a
PhD-Either
MA-n/a
PhD-Either
9. Program length (full-time only) MA-2 or 3 sessions
PhD-5 years; 7 years direct-entry
MA-2 or 3 sessions
PhD-5 years; 7 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