York University - Graduate Studies

Socio-Legal Studies

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Legal Studies, General
Social Work
Description:York's interdisciplinary program in Socio-Legal Studies builds on York’s long tradition of law & society teaching and research. Contributing faculty are leaders in the areas of international human rights, socio-historical approaches to law, transnational policing, immigration and border security, indigenous rights and global financial crime.

The one-year MA program offers students courses in socio-legal theory and methods as well as a required Major Research Paper.
URL:Socio-Legal Studies at York University - Graduate Studies
Length:1 Year(s)
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:
  • 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