Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Sociology (MA)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Field of Study:Sociology
Description:The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Sociology degree program provides advanced studies in general sociology and various specialized research fields. The M.A. program, like other graduate degree programs in sociology and anthropology, emphasizes a pluralistic approach to scholarly theory and methods. Students are inspired to engage in a wide range of research emphases in both established and emerging fields.

Canadian and Quebec society provide major but not exclusive research foci. Others include comparative social history, cultural sociology, new rural economy and development, race and ethnic relations, and social theory.
URL:Sociology (MA) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $24,985
Careers:SociologistsSocial Policy Researchers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

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

    An undergraduate degree with honours or specialization in sociology, with a grade point average of 3.00 (B average) is required. An undergraduate degree with a major in sociology, with a grade point average of 3.00 (B average) will also be considered provided that the background preparation is acceptable. Applicants with degrees in cognate disciplines with higher grade point averages will also be considered. Applicants who lack certain prerequisite courses may be required to take a qualifying program of up to 12 undergraduate credits in addition to the regular graduate program. For the qualifying program a grade point average of 3.00 (B average) is required.

    Test Scores:
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 November 24, 2021

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