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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Three former U of T graduate students win Governor General's Academic Gold Medal

One researcher developed an air sampler that runs without electricity and monitors mercury pollution. Another investigated the factors that increase the risk of psychopathology in young children. And the third looked at how to improve legal education to prepare students for making a broader contribution to society. 

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U of T computer science introduces technology leadership initiative

In business and research, leaders help motivate others to navigate a clear path forward. To help prepare future computer scientists for these roles, University of Toronto’s department of computer science is inviting undergraduates entering the second-year of the major or specialist program to apply for the technology leadership initiative.

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U of T launches new digital health technologies specialization

The University of Toronto's master of biotechnology program has approved a graduate field of specialization in digital health technologies.

“We are creating a new breed of professional who is equipped with the ability to code and apply data science in the context of emerging opportunities in digital health technology,” says Jayson Parker, associate professor, teaching stream in the department of biology, about digital health technologies at U of T Mississauga.