York University - Graduate Studies

Social Work

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:Our PhD program provides students with advanced scholarship related to the development and practice of critical knowledge, theory, skills and approaches to social work. The program assumes that students have prior and extensive knowledge of the field of social work. It will be open to qualified students wishing to pursue advanced scholarly study in the field of social work.

The PhD program attracts students from a variety of backgrounds, making the program a stimulating learning environment. We encourage the further development of working relationships with a number of Research Centers at York, including the Centre for Feminist Research, the York Institute for Health Research, the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies and the Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights.
URL:Social Work at York University - Graduate Studies
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]

Three recommendations required.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 21, 2014