Additional forms

In addition to the online application and general required documents (e.g., transcripts, confirmation of degree completion, resume), some academic units require that additional forms or documents (see updated list below). If this applies to the program you are interested in, please upload the required form or document to the online application. In the case of writing samples, this can be a term paper, essay, article, thesis, or similar piece of work.

  • Anthropology: Sample of writing

  • Archaeology: Sample of writing

  • Arts and Education (Master of Arts and Education): Sample of writing in French

  • Business Administration (GDBA): GDBA Employment Verification Form
  • Business Administration (MBA): MBA Employment Verification Form, GMAT

  • Business Administration (MBA-SEE): MBA-SEE Employment Verification form, GMAT or GRE

  • Education (graduate diploma, MEd): A letter from the employer detailing the number of days the applicant has been teaching (only required if applicant does not have two years of teaching experience, or the work experience is not linear).

  • Education (PhD): Sample of writing

  • English: Sample of writing

  • Environmental Policy: One page statement outlining research interests

  • Ethnomusicology: Sample of writing

  • Fine Arts: A portfolio of 20 images of examples of work or other documentation of visual art research (and a sample of academic writing maybe required).

  • Folklore (PhD only): Sample of writing

  • Gender Studies: Sample of writing

  • Health Ethics: Sample of writing

  • History: Sample of writing

  • Humanities: Sample of writing

  • Interdisciplinary (PhD): detailed research proposal and 3 Letter of Commitment forms

  • Management: Sample of writing

  • Music (Master of Music): Complete repertoire list and list of all previous teachers. All Master of Music applicants are also required to perform an audition. Find specific audition requirements for your principle instrument here. Find information about audition locations and dates here.

  • Nursing: Faculty of Nursing Application Form

  • Nursing (PhD): Please view the Faculty of Nursing website for detailed information.

  • Philosophy: Sample of writing

  • Political Science: Sample of writing

  • Psychology: GRE General Test (for all programs except behavioural neuroscience)

  • Psychology (PsyD): 3rd reference letter (including contact information of a person who can speak to personal suitability for clinical psychology), personal statement (view the PsyD website for more information)

  • Psychology (Master of Applied Psychological Science): GRE General Test and sample of writing

  • Social Work (Master of Social Work): Supplementary Information Form

  • Social Work (PhD): Supplementary Information Form

  • Sociology: Sample of writing

  • Transdisciplinary Sustainability: Proposal (2 pages single-spaced) explaining the proposed project’s rationale, objectives, methods, and fit with the program’s transdisciplinary approach; A letter of support from the potential supervisor confirming the amount of top-up funding they will provide (to be emailed to the Graduate Officer)


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