The School of Graduate Studies Calendar is published in both online and PDF versions. Every effort has been made to ensure the compatibility of both versions. In the case of any discrepancy, the online HTML version shall apply.

Any corrections or amendments made after the calendar was published on June 10, 2020 will be posted here. Please visit regularly to keep informed of updates.

Graduate Unit, Program, or Regulation


July 9, 2020: noted a temporary suspension of admissions to the Law of Leadership concentration in the Global Professional Master of Laws (GPLLM) program.

Public Health Sciences

July 29, 2020:

  • Renumbered CHL 5221H Introduction to Qualitative Research to CHL 5811H.
  • Changed the course type of CHL 5603Y Social, Political, and Scientific Issues in Family Medicine from continuous to regular.


November 11, 2020:​ removed the following sentence from the PhD Advanced-Standing Option: "Students admitted with advanced standing are exempt from the qualifying examinations."

Museum Studies

November 18, 2020: removed the following sentence from the program requirements: "Before the end of their program, students whose primary language is English will be required to demonstrate a reading knowledge of a second language (preferably French) by means of a written exam and achieve a minimum grade of 70%."

Financial Economics

November 25, 2020:

  • The start date of the Master of Financial Economics program has changed from September 1 to July 2, 2021.
  • The program length has increased from 4 to 5 sessions, with a typical registration sequence of S/F/W/S/F.
  • The number of required full-course equivalents (FCEs) has increased from 6.0 to 6.5 FCEs, with the addition of ECO 1010H.
  • These changes are effective July 1, 2021.

Health Informatics

November 27, 2020: replaced the required course INF 1003H Information Systems, Services, and Design with the new course MHI 2019H Health Information Systems, Services, and Design in both the regular and executive options. Effective January 1, 2021.

Sessional Dates

December 1, 2020: updated the sessional dates as per the President's announcement.

General Regulations

December 1, 2020: updated the application fee from $120 to $125, effective September 2020.