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Fees and Funding

Tuition fees

PhD in Management students are charged fees by term. For each term that a student is registered in the program they would pay one-third of the yearly tuition plus ancillary fees. For a full listing of tuition and ancillary fees please visit the Registrar (RO) Graduate Fees webpage.
Additional information on Financing Your Studies can be found on the Yeates School of Graduate Studies website.

2023-2024 Fees

Program Yearly domestic fees Yearly international fees
PhD in Management Full-Time $8,976.62 - 10,008.70*
PhD in Management Part-Time $4,151.57 - 4,667.61* n/a

* The PhD in Management program fees published by Toronto Metropolitan University reflect the cost of the program for the current academic year (2023-2024). The PhD in Management program takes four years full-time and six years part-time to complete. As such, the total cost of the program is the published total for one year of study. The fees for the next academic year (2024-2025) will be published by the University over the summer.


Each full-time PhD in Management candidate is eligible for a funding package of up to $30,000 each year for four years. The package will include research grants, scholarships, and graduate assistantships.

The annual renewal of funding is subject to student’s performance in the program, including, but not limited to: maintaining a full-time enrollment and a clear academic standing, satisfactory job performance as a Graduate Assistant, and successful progression through the program's Milestones.

Graduate Research Scholarships - Retail Management

The School of Retail Management has established two (2) scholarships of $5,000 each for students in the MScM and PhD. This award recognizes and rewards distinguished scholarship and retail focused research. Priority will be given to PhD students.

Eligibility criteria

  • Be enrolled as a full-time or part-time graduate student in the MScM or PhD program 
  • Interest in Retail-focused research* 
  • Supervisor and/or committee members from Ted Rogers School of Retail Management


$5000 per award 

Deadline to apply

January 9, 2023

Current students must submit their application to (opens in new window)  by January 9, 2023 for consideration. 

Application package

  • Current CV
  • Research Statement – i.e. a) 500 word written statement that outlines your
  • Interest or current Retail-focused research
  • Identify your Supervisor and/or Committee member from Ted Rogers School of Retail Management

*Retail-focused research examples include: retail technology, consumer analytics, consumer behavior/psychology, experiential value, data analysis, digital retailing, social media marketing, supply chain, omni-channel retailing, retail formats, customer/vendor relationship management, e-commerce, branding/advertising, circular economy, category management, retail leadership, employee relations, etc.

Graduate Scholarships and Awards

For more information and a comprehensive list of university-wide; provincial; federal and international awards to help fund your graduate studies at Toronto Metropolitan University, please visit the university's Scholarships and Awards webpage.

Terms and Conditions

By accepting funding from Toronto Metropolitan University, you agree to the following Terms and Conditions.

Black Graduate Student Awards

The Black Graduate Student awards are a suite of awards and bursaries established by Yeates School of Graduate Studies (YSGS) to support Black Students pursuing graduate studies.

Indigenous Graduate Student Awards

The Indigenous Graduate Student Awards comprise of an award and a bursary established by the Yeates School of Graduate Studies to support Indigenous students in pursuing graduate education at Toronto Met. These awards recognize excellence and/or alleviate some of the financial burden associated with graduate education.

Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement (SAGE) Award

The Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement (SAGE) Award has been established by a friend of the Rotary Club through the Toronto Eglinton Rotary Charitable Foundation to encourage Indigenous students to pursue graduate studies with the hope of increasing the number of Indigenous Peoples entering careers in academia. 

Indspire (external link) 

Indspire is a national Indigenous-led registered charity that invests in the education of Indigenous Peoples for the long term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. They offer a number of bursaries, awards and scholarships  (external link) for post-secondary students with deadlines throughout the year.

The Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Migration and Integration

The Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Migration and Integration is the first ever CERC awarded to Toronto Metropolitan University, building on the university’s strengths and commitments in the area of immigration and settlement studies.

CERC Migration, led by Professor Anna Triandafyllidou, is producing innovative and usable knowledge on the links between migration and post-migration processes, forced and voluntary mobility, internal and international migration, and the role of countries of origin and transit. The Canada Excellence Research Chair offers stipends to full time MA and PhD students who are studying at Toronto Metropolitan University on a migration and/or migrant integration-related topic.

Funding Amount:
PhD: up to $25,000 per year, renewable for a total of four years, subject to an annual review of the student’s progress. Available to first year PhD students entering a Toronto Met PhD program.

Learn more about the  (PDF file) funding opportunity for Toronto Met graduate students in the field of Migration (opens in new window) .

BMO Student Line of Credit 

A BMO Professional Student Line of Credit is a flexible, affordable way to pay for your business studies.

How it works:

  • You have access to funds whenever you need them and only pay interest on what you borrow
  • There are no annual or monthly fees
  • You can pay the entire outstanding balance whenever you want, without a penalty
  • Make interest-only payments while you are still in school and up to two years after graduation, followed by a monthly repayment schedule