University of New Brunswick - School of Graduate Studies

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University of New Brunswick - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:Sociology
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,202
Enrolment #:10


Graduate study in Sociology at UNB prepares you for a variety of careers and our graduates have gone on to work both inside and outside academe. The PhD is primarily a research degree although we also place considerable emphasis on teaching competence. The dissertation must be an original contribution to knowledge, reflected through scholarship and research ability, and have high literary standards.


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.
    PhD applicants require a MA in Sociology (usually with an MA thesis) or equivalent. Students without a MA in Sociology may be considered for entry or may be asked to undertake a qualifying year to complete additional courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.7 (an A-).
    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • 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 05, 2022