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Slavic Languages and Literatures

University of Toronto

12 months
27520 CAD/year
6210 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Graduate Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Toronto offers instruction leading to a Master of Arts degree.


Program Description

All applicants at the University of Toronto complete the same application process. The department's admissions committee then determines each applicant's suitability for the one-year Slavic Languages and Literatures MA or two-year MA option, depending on their level of preparation. 

Students in the one-year MA program have the option to complete the program by coursework or coursework plus research paper.

Programme Structure

Courses are offered in the following areas:

  • Croatian and Serbian Languages and Literatures
  • Czech and Slovak Languages and Literatures
  • Polish Language and Literature
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Slavic Linguistics
  • Ukrainian Language and Literature.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


4 alternative credits

4.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs)


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures' additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree (preferably in a cognate area) with an overall standing equivalent to at least a University of Toronto mid-B in the final year.

  • A minimum A– average in all Slavic subjects taken in the final two years is recommended.

  • Proficiency in a Slavic language equivalent to at least three full years of language training, and broad familiarity with the literary and cultural history of the applicant's proposed disciplinary area(s) of interest (currently, Czech and Slovak, Polish, Russian, South Slavic, Slavic Linguistics, Ukrainian), as evidenced by undergraduate coursework at the 300 or 400 level, are required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27520 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27520 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6210 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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