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Degree

Master of Arts in Sociology - Population and Life Course Dynamics ( Thesis-Based )

master

Degree

Master of Arts in Sociology - Population and Life Course Dynamics ( Thesis-Based )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $8,874 CAD

  • Application fee

    $135 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    3.5 out of 4

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 15-January-2023 2023-01-15

Overview

Master of Arts in Sociology - Population and Life Course Dynamics

The MA Thesis-based program in Population & Life Course Dynamics requires registration in a combination of coursework and thesis research. 

Students are also required to complete mandatory Ethics training and Professional Development.

The time required to complete this program will vary according to the previous education of the applicant and the nature of the research undertaken, but typically students will take a minimum of two years.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$15,790

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,536
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,916
Tuition 1 person $8,874

Hourly wage

Min wage

15 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Transcripts
  • Three referees are notified to submit a reference
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • English Language Proficiency Requirement
  • Visa and Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

61
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Academic background and requirement

The Department's minimum admission requirements for the course-based and thesis-based MA programs in sociology and population and life course dynamics are a four-year undergraduate degree with a major in Sociology (honors preferred), or a related discipline, and a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 in the last two years of undergraduate study at the University of Alberta (20 single-term courses), or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.

Career opportunities

  • Sociologist and sociological researcher
  • Substance abuse, behavioral disorder and mental health counselor.
  • Community service manager
  • Government agency professional
  • Human resources manager
  • Nonprofit director or executive

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