PhD in Humanities

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program

The PhD Program is a multi-year program of advanced graduate study whose purpose is to train students to become highly qualified scholars in Humanities. The program culminates in the preparation of a dissertation that makes an original contribution to scholarship in Humanities. The program is open to qualified students who want to obtain advanced scholarly training in the interdisciplinary study of culture in Humanites. Admission requirements are listed below.

  • MA degree with a grade average of at least B+ in an area relevant to undertaking doctoral study in Humanities, or its equivalent.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Statement of research intention which outlines a research project to be pursued at the PhD level and provides a cogent rationale for undertaking interdisciplinary study of culture in Humanities.
  • Sample of written academic work relevant to graduate study in Humanities (max 30p)