University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies

Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development (Ph.D.)

Program Information

School:University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Curriculum and Instruction
Family and Community Services
Description:The Ph.D. is intended primarily as preparation for academic positions in universities, and demands a strong commitment to curriculum research. The Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development Program offers both a full-time and a flexible-time Ph.D. program option. Applicants must declare the option(s) for which they are interested in applying. (See the OISE Graduate Admissions for other admission and program requirements.)
URL:Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development (Ph.D.) at University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:6 Year(s)
Careers:Community and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
All applicants must submit a Statement of Purpose, which is a carefully prepared short essay telling the admissions committee why the applicant wishes to undertake a graduate program in curriculum. Refer to the applicable degree for specified issues that should be addressed. The statement is an essential part of every application; an applicant who omits it will not be considered for admission. MA and PhD applicants are asked to include in their statement the names of one or more faculty members with whom they might like to do research. Two letters of reference - Master's Candidates: where possible one reference should be from a university professor who knows the applicant's current scholarship and/or professional work; Doctoral Candidates: two academic letters of reference, or one academic and one professional letter of reference.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 28, 2015