University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Sociology (with Specialization in Social Justice)

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Program Information

School:University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
Field of Study:Sociology
Description:Our PhD program in Sociology critically examines the emergence of contemporary global society, analyzing and evaluating its effects on people’s lives. We attend to issues of power, change, and social inequalities, especially as they affect the social and policy environments. Our areas of expertise cover culture and community; migration and population; and crime and justice.

In the department, you will find a welcoming and vibrant group of fellow doctoral researchers committed to the principles of social justice. Our faculty members are renowned for providing attentive, individualized
supervision that reflects our commitment to your professional and scholarly development. You may choose your own advisors from a group of 20 internationally recognized professors known for their research and
commitment to public service.

URL:Sociology (with Specialization in Social Justice) at University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $8,863

Costs represent fees per term.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77 to 100
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 220] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]
Application Notes : All applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English to be considered for admission.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants must submit: Letter from applicant including area for dissertation research and faculty they would like to work with, a sample of written work, Personal Statement (max 500 words), three Referee Assessment Forms, CV/Resume. For admission to the PhD program in Sociology, applicants must hold a master’s degree in sociology or a related discipline from a recognized university. Applicants will be assessed with respect to their academic qualifications, achievements, stated research focus, and letters of recommendation.

* 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 April 25, 2023