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Graduate

PhD Student Derek Newman-Stille sitting in the library amongst the bookshelves holding his book

Future Students

PhD Student Derek Newman-Stille sitting in the library amongst the bookshelves holding his book

Graduate

Doctoral Programs

General Admission Requirements

PhD students sitting on the podium during their afternoon outdoor convocation ceremony wathcing the presenter at the lecternDoctoral programs

  • Master's degree:  (or recognized equivalent) in either Arts or Science as appropriate to the program of study to which you are applying. Education credentials obtained outside of Canada will be assesed for equivalency with a Trent University degree.
  • Academic achievement: of at least a B+.
  • Proficiency in English: usage, both written and oral, is essential to pursue graduate studies at Trent University. Applicants whose primary language is not English and who completed their previous university education in a language other than English, must provide proof of proficiency in English before admission. For more detailed information on the language requirement visit the English Proficiency Requirements page.

Individual programs may have further admission criteria. Detailed information about the Graduate Programs offered at Trent University can be accessed through the Programs of Study page.