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Introduction to our graduate programs

THINKING OF APPLYING TO A GRADUATE PROGRAM IN LINGUISTICS OR FRENCH LITERATURE? HAVE A LOOK AT OUR RECRUITMENT BROCHURE FOR 2018-2019.

How to Apply to the Master of Arts Program (2018-2019)

Applications to the Department of French must be submitted through the School of Graduate Studies online application website.

The Department of French will consider your application only after you have entered your personal and academic information in the online application, submitted the application fee and completed your online application package with all supporting documentation. You may pay online by VISA or MasterCard. If you are unable to pay by credit card you may print an invoice from the application and mail it with a certified cheque to the School of Graduate Studies (SGS). You should meet the admissions criteria set forth in the School of Graduate Studies Calendar and on this site at http://www.french.utoronto.ca/graduate/master_of_arts. You must ensure that your application contains all the relevant documentation, otherwise your file cannot be forwarded to the Admissions Committee.

Application deadline: January 15th, 2018; Documentation deadline: January 31st, 2018.

For your application to be considered, your dossier must include the following documents by January 31st, 2018:

1) One copy of the official transcript of your academic record from each university attended must be sent by your Registrar directly to the Graduate Department of French (50 St Joseph Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 1J4), in a sealed envelope.

2) Two academic letters of recommendation must be submitted by respondents. You will need to provide two email contacts. Please contact your referees in advance to confirm the contact information. After payment, your referees will be contacted by email and asked to submit their recommendation electronically.

3) A specimen of written work in French done as part of your undergraduate degree must be submitted electronically to the SGS online admissions application.

4) A Letter of Intent in French must also be submitted electronically indicating whether you intend the MA to be a final degree or whether you intend to proceed subsequently to the PhD. You should also outline the area in which you intend to pursue your program in French literature or linguistics.

5) A copy of your curriculum vitae.

All students admitted to the M.A. program will receive a half funding package of approximately $12,615 (based on 2017-2018), which includes a work assignment (correcting duties, research assistantship, etc.) in the department.

At the Department's discretion, exceptionally well qualified applicants may be admitted directly from the BA to the PhD program. Such students will be eligible for a four-and-a-half-year funding package made up of the following components: tuition fees; teaching and research assistantships; University of Toronto Fellowship. This funding package has an approximate value of $25,230 per annum for the first 4 years and approximately $12,615 for the 5th year.

 

How to Apply to the Doctor of Philosophy Program (2018-2019)

Applications to the Department of French must be submitted through the School of Graduate Studies online application website.

The Department of French will consider your application only after you have entered your personal and academic information in the online application, submitted the application fee and completed your online application package with all supporting documentation. You may pay online by VISA or MasterCard. If you are unable to pay by credit card you may print an invoice from the application and mail it with a certified cheque to the School of Graduate Studies (SGS). You should meet the admissions criteria set forth in the School of Graduate Studies Calendar and on this site at http://www.french.utoronto.ca/graduate/doctor_of_philosophy. You must ensure that your application contains all the relevant documentation, otherwise your file cannot be forwarded to the Admissions Committee.

Application deadline: January 15th, 2018; Documentation deadline: January 31st, 2018.

For your application to be considered, your dossier must include the following documents by January 31st, 2018:

1) One copy of the official transcript of your academic record from each university attended must be sent by your Registrar directly to the Graduate Department of French (50 St Joseph Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 1J4), in a sealed envelope.

2) Two academic letters of recommendation must be submitted by respondents. You will need to provide two email contacts. Please contact your referees in advance to confirm the contact information. After payment, your referees will be contacted by email and asked to submit their recommendation electronically.

3) Your MA thesis or a chapter of written work in French done as part of your MA must be submitted electronically to the SGS online admissions application. If you do not have an electronic copy of the file, please forward a photocopied document directly to the Graduate Department of French.

4) A Statement of Purpose in French (max. 500 words) which outlines the area in which you intend to pursue your research in French literature or French linguistics must be submitted electronically to the SGS online admissions application.

5) A copy of your curriculum vitae.

Both doctoral and masters students must apply for a Teaching Assistantship. Applications (two documents) are available to download in Microsoft Word format (application form and questionnaire). Print the forms and send them to the address listed on the forms.

In the Faculty research interests section of this site, you will find a list of current Graduate Faculty and their research interests (http://www.french.utoronto.ca/research/publications/professeurs). This should be of use to you in determining potential supervisors for your Doctoral Dissertation.

 

 

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Revue Arborescences

Considérant que rien de ce qui touche la langue française ne lui est étranger, la revue Arborescences se veut un espace de réflexion sur les enjeux actuels des études françaises aussi bien en littérature, en linguistique qu’en didactique.

History of the Department

French Studies at the University of Toronto 1853-1993