University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

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School:University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Sociology
Description:In our department, most faculty members and graduate students focus their research interests within three broad and inclusive areas of research excellence – Social Structure and Policy, Social Theory and Cultural Studies, and Criminology – but it is also possible to pursue graduate studies in related areas.

The Department of Sociology offers programs leading to the degrees of Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy. Four MA programs are available: (1) a course-based MA; (2) a thesis-based MA; (3) a course-based MA in criminal justice; and (4) a thesis-based MA in demography. The PhD in Sociology strives to educate scholars with a breadth of knowledge of the discipline and specialized in-depth knowledge of particular fields within the discipline.
URL:Sociology at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,645
Careers:SociologistsSocial Policy Researchers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*88
Prerequisites:*

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

    At minimum, applicants require an appropriate previous Honours degree or its academic equivalent from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta with a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the most recent two years of full-time study.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

    Applicants may also take a PTE with a minimum score of 68 in order to prove their English proficiency.

    Application Notes : Applicants may also take a PTE with a minimum score of 68 in order to prove their English proficiency.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Transcripts and a writing sample (an academic paper you have written in your area of interest that is substantial in content and analysis) are also required.

    * 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 11, 2019