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Doctor of Philosophy: Curriculum & Pedagogy​

Explore and enhance your passion for teaching and learning.
Apply for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the Curriculum & Pedagogy program.



Critically examine issues that matter in education

The C&P PhD degree was designed to provide rich opportunities for advanced study and research related to curriculum studies.

Choose from among a wide variety of research areas, including literacy, urban schools, educational technology, equity, mathematics, science, the arts, online learning, citizenship, comparative education, holistic education, instructional design and teacher development. 

Please be advised that applications to the C&P PhD (full-time and Flexible-time) are closed for the 2020-21 academic year.

Please visit the Graduate Admissions page of the OISE Office of the Registrar and Student Services (ORSS) web site, in late summer/early fall, for updates on the 2021-22 application cycle, at https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/orss/Admissions/index.html


Intellectual Growth

Learn more about the field of curriculum studies and teacher development. Extend your expertise in your chosen research area.



Pursue your PhD full-time or choose the flexible-time degree which is designed for working professionals. Courses are offered year-round, with many courses offered online.


World Renowned Faculty

Conduct research alongside leading scholars and researchers. Think ​about issues that matter in education.