Applying to the KMD Collaborative Program


Students apply for the KMD Collaborative Program 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 Program:

Architecture, Landscape, and Design (ALD)

Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies (CDTPS)

Computer Science (CS)

Curriculum, Teaching and Learning (CTL)

Information (FI)

Institute of Medical Science (IMS)

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE)

Students may apply for the KMD Collaborative Program when they begin their degree, or while their degree is in progress. New students must apply separately to the Collaborative Program 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 Program as an exemption. Contact us for assistance with this request.

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


Download the application: APPLICATION FOR KMD CP (PDF)

Complete the Application form and send it by email to

The KMD Collaborative Program accepts applications on an ongoing basis.