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)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,709

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year and includes tuition and supplementary fees.
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
The Graduate Program in Socio-Legal Studies seeks high-achieving students. To be considered for admission as a Master or Arts (MA) candidate in Socio–Legal Studies a student must have completed an honours degree program or equivalent from a recognized postsecondary institution, with an academic average of no less than a B+ over the last two (2) years of academic work.

* 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 November 15, 2017