Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations

​​http://nmc.utoronto.ca/

 

The Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in two fields:

  1. Ancient Near Eastern Studies

  2. Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Courses are offered and faculty conduct research in the following areas: Egyptology, including archaeology, language, history, and religion; Mesopotamia and the Near East, including archaeology and Assyriology; Syro-Palestinian archaeology; Hebrew and Judaic studies, including Biblical and Rabbinic Hebrew, history, and religion; Aramaic and Syriac studies, including language, history, and religion; Arabic studies; Islamic studies; history of the Islamic world and the modern Middle East; Islamic art; Persian studies; and Turkish studies, including Ottoman language and history.

Degrees Offered

Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations - 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-11-Dec-2015
PhD-11-Dec-2015
MA-11-Dec-2015
PhD-11-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-3.3
PhD-3.7
MA-3.3
PhD-3.7
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-n/a
MA-n/a
PhD-n/a
6. Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MA-Before
PhD-Before
MA-Before
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-n/a
MA-n/a
PhD-n/a
8. Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MA-Graduate Unit
PhD-Graduate Unit
MA-Graduate Unit
PhD-Graduate Unit
9. Program length (full-time only) MA-3 sessions full-time 1-year option (typical registration sequence: F/W/S); 6 sessions full-time 2-year program (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W/S);
PhD-4 years; 5 years direct-entry
MA-3 sessions full-time 1-year option (typical registration sequence: F/W/S); 6 sessions full-time 2-year program (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W/S);
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