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 History of Art program offers degrees at the Master's and PhD level. Both programs emphasize the research, writing and teaching necessary to pursue a career in academia, curatorial work, art consultation, heritage programs, cultural journalism or secondary school teaching. The faculty supervise students in the fields of Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque, Asian, African, Architecture, and Modern and Contemporary art.

Students in the graduate program may also benefit from the department's affiliations with the Centre for Medieval Studies, the Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies, the program in Book History and Print Culture, and the Mediterranean Archaeology Collaborative Specialization. Resources and affiliated faculty at the Royal Ontario Museum, the University Art Centre, the Gardiner Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario also provide access to Toronto's vibrant arts scene. The University hosts a number of specialist libraries for art historical research, including the Department of Art's library with over 40, 000 exhibition catalogues, the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library, and Robarts Research Library, a resource unrivalled in Canada and amongst the leading university libraries in North America.

 
 

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