University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

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Social Practice and Transformational Change (PhD)

University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

Field of Study:Social Sciences, Other
Cost per year:*
National: $2,331

This estimate represents the tuition per semester.


Become immersed in a culture of collaboration with emphasis on community engaged scholarship and bridge the gap between theory and practice. This program has been designed to stimulate interdisciplinary examination and critical theorization of social practice and its relationship to policy, programs and transformational change. With the creation of an Individual Development Plan (IDP), the program is deeply learner-centred with built-in flexibility.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78
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    Successful completion of a course or thesis-based master’s degree with a minimum grade average of at least 78% from an accredited university. Applicants who have not completed a master’s degree but have considerable relevant professional experience outside the academy may be considered for direct entry into the doctoral program.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Portfolio
    If relevant, a portfolio of prior work that connects to your research interest may be required. This could include policy, scholarly, or community activities.

    * 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 November 15, 2022