University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Sociology (MA)

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School:University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Sociology
Description:Master of Arts students will gain a world-class education that lays the foundation for further study at a doctoral level, or for professional employment. Recent research topics have included offence specialization among juvenile delinquents; Chinese social clubs; women athletes’ perception of coaches; bisexual identity and politics; contraceptive risk-taking; youthful involvement in prostitution; the subculture of sky diving; and trust and the health care system. The 20-month program provides foundational training in sociological theory, methods and statistics, as well as substantive courses of interest. Students benefit from a professor/student ratio that guarantees access to support and feedback.

URL:Sociology (MA) at University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,423

Cost shown is for the first year of studies.
Careers:SociologistsSocial Policy Researchers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants are required to have demonstrated competence, normally through course work, in classical and contemporary sociological theory, social research methods, and social statistics. Applicants must also have a minimum of 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
Cost Notes : Cost shown is for the first year of studies.

* 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 December 22, 2018