University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Graduate Programs
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Sociology
Description:The Department of Sociology and Anthropology offers program leading to the Master of Arts (MA) in sociology.The MA in sociology program is offered both full- and part-time, in French and in English. All students must, however, complete at least one course given in French. Linguistic support for partial French immersion is available. In accordance with the University of Ottawa regulation, students have a right to produce their work, their research papers and theses, and to write their examinations in either English or French. Two options are available for the MA, the MA with thesis and the MA with research paper.
URL:Sociology at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:SociologistsSocial Policy Researchers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

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

    Students who have a BA with honours or major in sociology with a minimum average of 70% (B), calculated in accordance with FGPS guidelines, may be admitted to the MA program. Students who have an honours BA with a minimum average of 70% (B) in another discipline, calculated in accordance with FGPS guidelines, may be accepted into a qualifying program, requiring them to complete a maximum of eight courses. All students must be capable of reading and understand texts in French and in English. Students must indicate in their application the language in which they plan to take the majority of their courses. The department reserves the right to require a language test for either language.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Two recommendation letters, official transcripts of all universities attended, resume and a letter of intent of 250 words describing your research interest and knowledge in French are 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 August 18, 2018