Collaborative programs for MI & PhD students

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About collaborative programs:

  • Are available to students who are enrolled in a graduate degree program
  • Emerge from cooperation between two or more graduate units, e.g., faculties, departments, centres, or institutes
  • Provide students with a broad base from which to explore interdisciplinary areas
  • Allow students to pursue specialized subject interests, or special developments within particular disciplines
  • Are designed to allow a focus in the area of specialty

Students must:

  • Be admitted to, and enrolled in, one of the collaborating graduate units
  • Fulfill all the degree program requirements in the home unit
  • Fulfill any additional requirements of the specific collaborative program

Upon completion of the collaborative program, students' transcripts will denote a specialization in the particular program area.

Degree requirements

Students wishing to pursue a collaborative program only, i.e., not in conjunction with a concentration, must complete the four MI core courses (2.0 FCE) in addition to the collaborative program required courses. The MI core courses when doing a collaborative program only are:

Two year course sequence (PDF format):

Programs available to MI & PhD students

The iSchool participates in eight collaborative programs on campus:

Addiction Studies
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Aging, Palliative & Support Care Across the Life Course
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Book History & Print Culture
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Centre for Environment
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Jewish Studies
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Knowledge Media Design
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Sexual Diversity Studies
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Women's Health
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Women & Gender Studies
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