University of Victoria - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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University of Victoria - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree:Doctorate; Co-op
Field of Study:Sociology
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,279


The Department of Sociology offers a doctoral program with three disciplinary areas: health and aging, social inequality, and political sociology and social movements. Students may choose to participate in the co-operative education program.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Admission to the Ph.D. program normally requires a master’s degree in Sociology or a related social science discipline with a minimum average of 7.0 to 7.5 (A- to A) in graduate courses.
    Application Notes : A writing sample is required.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • 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 October 18, 2022