University of Toronto

36 months
23770 CAD/year
6210 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Geography program of University of Toronto ​offers facilities for research.


The Geography program of University of Toronto offers studies in areas of human geography, including historical/social/cultural geography, urban/economic geography, environmental geography and resource management and some areas of spatial information systems. Applicants should apply to the MA degree program (rather than the MSc) if their planned research contains a substantial human geography component and if two-thirds of their planned coursework comprises Geography courses accepted by the department as social science courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Geography Core Course​
  • Issues in Geographic Thought and Practice
  • ​Physical Geography Core Course
  • Advanced ​Research Design​​​
  • Advanced Qualitative Research: Methodology and Epistemological Foundations for Planning and Geography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
B+ (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
93 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university with a minimum standing equivalent to at least a University of Toronto B+ in the final two years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23770 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23770 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6210 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.


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