Academics

U of T doesn't do one-size-fits all. Our variety and depth of academic options means you can find the right programs to suit your unique interests, while learning from professors who are leaders in their fields.

Programs of study

We offer over 700 undergraduate and 200 graduate programs at U of T. Drawing from our top-ranked research faculty, you’ll have the opportunity to learn the latest developments in whatever you study. So whether you are interested in engineering the next breakthrough technology or uncovering the history of renaissance art or analyzing how urban politics creates food deserts, you can find it here.

Faculties and academic units

Our faculties and divisions provide a home to academic programs. The university is broken down even further into departments, colleges, and centres & institutes, which support an important part of the smaller learning community experience for our students.

Beyond degree programs

U of T provides more than just degree programs. We are committed to providing access to education for anyone who wants to learn fundamentals and upgrade their skills.

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What Our Faculty Are Up To

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Popular 'Cook the Books' course combines literary studies and food

It might be the only English class where you put down a pen and pick up a fork.

Cook the Books” is a popular first-year English course at the University of Toronto that combines literary analysis with cooking classes and food-oriented field trips, allowing students to examine their relationship with food and how it relates to culture, environment and economics.

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Prof uses comics to explore students' linguistic identities, lived experiences

When Ai Taniguchi immigrated to the United States with her family at age six, the permanency of the move hadn’t completely sunk in.

Taniguchi – now an assistant professor in the University of Toronto Mississauga’s department of language studies – remembers goodbye parties and saying farewell to friends in Japan. She also recalls arriving in the United States and heading on a family trip to Disney World, which felt more like a vacation than a move. And she remembers driving to Georgia and settling into her new home in Peachtree City, an Atlanta suburb.

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‘The City Where Movies Are Made’: Course focuses its lens on Toronto

Toronto is often disguised as a major American city in film, so the history of movies that portray the city as itself is relatively humble – but that doesn’t make it any less important or interesting.

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