School of Graduate Studies

Welcome to Graduate Studies – a small school with a big reputation for leading-edge research and scholarship

3 students holding baby black bear cubs in the winter wilderness while smiling at the cameraWith a closely-knit community of approximately 700, students are drawn to Trent to study with its world-renowned researchers in the humanities, sciences and social sciences. Here, students and faculty members interact one-on-one and learn from each other as they explore, share perspectives and collaborate across areas of study. 

The School offers 28 degree programs and 38 streams of study – each rich in research and experiential learning opportunities.

Here, tradition meets innovation in an array of offerings including new professional streams like Big Data and Financial Analytics as part of the Applied Modelling Applied Modelling and Quantitative Methods M.Sc. Meanwhile, our M.Ed. program offers a truly interdisciplinary approach to educational studies. Many programs have multiple intakes throughout the year.

Unique to Trent, is guaranteed funding for eligible graduate students, including those undertaking specific course-based master’s programs. The vast majority of our students are offered positions as graduate teaching assistants, allowing them this resume-building experience prior to graduation. Trent prides itself on supporting its students, as they undertake studies of significance and build their academic careers.

We invite you to explore the programs and possibilities that Trent has to offer and to contact us to continue the conversation.