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​

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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 ​​​

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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