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.

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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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Temerty Faculty of Medicine students reach out to Canadian high schools with virtual career fair

As high school students, Ikran Ali and Zaky Hassan weren’t even aware they could pursue careers in laboratory medicine and health research.

Today, Ali is a fifth-year PhD student in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine’s Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto, where she conducts orthopaedic research on bone healing and infection. Hassan, meanwhile, is a second-year master’s student in the faculty’s department of biochemistry who investigates the structural biology of coronavirus spike proteins.

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'An essential resource': U of T course focuses on Black mental health

A new University of Toronto course explores Black mental health from a public health perspective amid mounting evidence that the COVID-19 pandemic has had inequitable effects on the wellbeing of racialized Canadians.

Offered by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health this fall, Fundamentals of Black Mental Health examines specific racialized challenges facing Black people and the most effective treatments and interventions related to addiction, mood and anxiety disorders, dementia and psychosis.

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Urban studies course gives U of T students a peek at Toronto City Hall's inner workings

Undergraduate students at the University of Toronto are getting an inside look at how municipal officials are dealing with the pandemic and other issues shaping urban life.

 “City Challenges, City Opportunities in 21st-Century Toronto,” a third-year Faculty of Arts & Science course, invites about 200 students from U of T and seven other post-secondary institutions to participate in regular online meetings with City of Toronto staff.

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