Applying to the KMD Collaborative Specialization

Students apply for the KMD Collaborative Specialization from a variety of academic backgrounds, with broad technical or intellectual expertise, and a dedication to interdisciplinary research and collaboration. We welcome applications from students who demonstrate a combination of: strong academic performance; intellectual maturity; excellent communication skills; creative engagement with some aspect of knowledge media; interest and aptitude for collaborative, interdisciplinary work; and commitment to complete a challenging course of study.
 

Masters and PhD students accepted into one of the following graduate units may apply to the KMD Collaborative Specialization:

Architecture — MArch
Computer Science — MSc, PhD
Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development — MA, MEd, PhD
Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies — MA, PhD
Information — MI
Information Studies — PhD
Landscape Architecture — MLA
Language and Literacies Education — MA, MEd, PhD
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering — MASc, MEng, PhD
Medical Science — MSc, PhD
Museum Studies — MMSt
Religion — MA, PhD
Urban Design — ​MUD
 
Students may apply for the KMD Collaborative Specialization when they begin their degree, or while their degree is in progress. New students must apply separately to the Collaborative Specialization and a home unit. The Program Committee will consider applications after a home unit confirms a student’s acceptance. Students in a home unit that is not currently a collaborating unit can still apply to join the KMD Collaborative Specialization as an exemption. Contact us for assistance with this request.

You can find out more about U of T’s general admissions requirements on the School of Graduate Studies website.


Download:
KMD CS Application (PDF)

Once you have completed the application form, please sent it by email to admin.kmdi@utoronto.ca.

The KMD Collaborative Specialization accepts applications on an ongoing basis.