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Degree

Master of Arts - Sociology ( Course-Based )

master

Degree

Master of Arts - Sociology ( Course-Based )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $22,726 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PGWP

    1 year

  • Min GPA

    75 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 15-January-2022 2022-01-15

Overview

Master of Arts - Sociology

The Department of Sociology at McMaster University offers a graduate experience that fosters close mentorship with faculty members who are leading scholars in our six areas of specialty. 

The program emphasizes the importance of good scholarship and trains students in current developments in the field of Sociology in Canada and internationally.

The Graduate Program specializes in the following areas:

  • Social Inequality
  • Sociology of Gender, Sexuality and Family
  • Sociology of Work and Occupations
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology of Race, Ethnicity and Immigration
  • Political Sociology and Social Movements

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$30,501

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,528
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,775
Tuition 1 person $22,726

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Interest
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • English language proficiency 
  • CV or Resume

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

92
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

63
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
-
writing
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speaking
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reading

Academic background and requirement

Applicants with strong grades (at minimum, a B+ average in their third and fourth level courses in their major) who expect to have completed an honours degree in sociology, social psychology or a closely related social scientific field may be admitted as candidates for the MA degree. 

Career opportunities

  • Research and statistics
  • Social psychology
  • Linguistics
  • Sociology of illness and health
  • Global populations
  • Advanced statistical techniques
  • Archeology
  • Data analysis
  • Anthropology

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