Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

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Program Information

School:Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:Sociology
Description:Sociology and Legal Studies at the University of Waterloo is a stimulating and expanding department, and consists of sociologists and socio-legal scholars engaging in innovative teaching styles and research programs.

Sociology is the study of social life and the social, economic, and political dynamics and dimensions of social relations and social change. Legal studies is the study of law which is central to everything we do - how we carry on business, how we treat the environment, how we shape our governments and how we deal with other people.
URL:Sociology at Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo
Careers:SociologistsSocial Policy Researchers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Normally an Honours Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Sociology with at least a 78% overall standing. A statement of academic interest (approximately a page, outlining areas of interest and reasons for choosing to study at the University of Waterloo). Results from the General Section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (optional).

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Application materials: Curriculum vitae Supplementary information form Transcript(s) from all other post-secondary institutions. Writing sample References Number of references: 3 Type of references: academic English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)

      * 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 October 15, 2016