Postsecondary Education: Community, Culture & Policy

Diploma programs are open to students in any relevant graduate program or to those who have a general interest in graduate-level work. For diplomas that are part of a graduate degree (concurrent), please contact the relevant graduate program office. For graduate diplomas that can be pursued on their own (stand-alone, direct entry), applications are submitted online.  more >>

The Graduate Diploma in Post-Secondary Education: Community, Culture and Policy is designed for students with an interest in the study of universities, colleges, adult and community-based education to deepen their knowledge of and research expertise in these areas.

The diploma can be taken concurrently with the Master's (MEd) or Doctoral (PhD) degrees or as a stand-alone non-degree diploma.

Application Deadline
Fall: 
March 15
Minimum Admission Requirements*

Language Proficiency

IELTS

Overall Band Score: 
7.5

TOEFL

Computer-based: 
250
iBT: 
100

YELT

Band: 
1
3

* Because the number of applicants greatly exceeds the number of positions available, meeting our minimum admission requirements is not a guarantee of admission.

Glossary of Terms

Graduate Application Address

Completed Application Package means:

  1. Use York University's graduate studies online application.
  2. Upload the required and supplementary documents and materials permitted for submission through MyFile.  All other required documentation submitted by mail must be sent in a single package. (Exception: official transcripts sent to York directly from previous educational institutions. Official transcripts must come directly from, and bear the unbroken seal of, the issuing institution.) See checklist (PDF).

Mail or Courier Completed Application Package to:

Mail
York University
Office of Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box GA2300
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
CANADA M3J 1P3

Courier
York University
Office of Graduate Admissions
W322 Bennett Centre for Student Services
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
CANADA M3J 1P3