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MA Admission & Application Information

Before you apply, it is recommended that you contact the Associate Director, Graduate or the Graduate Administrator in order to make an informed decision and learn about the program. 

Application opens

October 2018

Application deadlines

International applicants: December 3, 2018

Domestic applicants: January 14, 2019

Applicants are considered under the School of Graduate Studies' General Regulations. Admissions are selective; possession of minimum qualifications does not guarantee acceptance.

Applicants must also satisfy the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies' additional admission requirements stated below:

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university with standing equivalent to at least a University of Toronto B+ and with a significant concentration in theatre, drama, performance, and related disciplines.
  • Applications received after January 15 may be too late for consideration. Contact the Associate Director, Graduate for further information.

Please visit the School of Gradaute Studies' English-Language Proficiency Testing page. 

Deadline to apply: December 3, 2018

Please visit the School of Gradaute Studies' International & Exchange Students page. 

1) Application Form & Fee

2) Supporting Documents

Include the following on your School of Graduate Studies Online Admissions Application

  • Submit a resumé and covering letter outlining all activities pertinent to study at the Centre, in research, publication, teaching, and performing arts practice;
  • Copies of all undergraduate transcripts; and
  • Two supporting letters of recommendation, preferably from undergraduate instructors familiar with the applicant’s academic work, sent directly to the Associate Director, Graduate. Applicants are strongly urged to consult Understanding Your Funding and Financial Aid & Advising before applying.

Learn more about graduate studies at the University of Toronto on the School of Gradaute Studies website.

Application Status Check

Log into your Online Admissions Application to check your application status. Your application will be marked “Under Review” when it has gone to the Admission Committee for consideration.

Notification Of Admission Decisions

Decisions are made as soon as possible, rather than by a specific date. By the end of the current admissions cycle (typically in May) the outcomes of all applications should be communicated.

Possession of the minimum requirements of the Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies and the School of Graduate Studies does not guarantee admission. Candidates must be competitive among fellow applicants.

As a Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies master’s degree student, you have the option of applying to a collaborative MA program in one of the following areas of study:

Please contact the Associate Director, Graduate or the Graduate Administrator if you intend to apply to a collaborative program.