Department of Geography and Planning

Department of Geography and Planning
Department of Geography and Planning

Graduate Student Handbook

This page provides links to key information that you will need as you progress through your degree experience.  You will find regulations for both Masters and Doctoral programs below.  For PhD students, there is information on your First Meeting and Qualifying Exam - essential steps as you develop your proposal and undertake your research program.  Links to important information on central services, graduate degree level expectations, and developing relations with your supervisor are also included.

For open TA positions, visit our career opportunities page. 


MA/MSc Regulations (pdf, 50kB)

PhD Regulations (pdf, 93kB)

Individual Program of Study Form (pdf, 58kB)

Annual Report Form (pdf, 306kB)

First Meeting and Qualifying Exam Best Practices (pdf, 163kB)

Permission to take a course outside of the Department (pdf, 25kB)

Central Resources and Services (pdf, 586kB)

Graduate Degree Level Expectations (GDLEs) pdf, 382kB)

How to Make the Most out of Your Supervisory Relationship: Advice for Graduate Students(pdf, 2.12MB)

Fostering Strong Supervisory Relationships: Advice for New Supervisors (pdf, 2.25MB)

School of Graduate Studies Acacdemic Change Form (pdf, 775kB)