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Degree

Master of Arts in Sociology - Medical Sociology ( Thesis )

master

Degree

Master of Arts in Sociology - Medical Sociology ( Thesis )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $19,154 CAD

  • Application fee

    $126 CAD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PGWP

    2-3 year

  • Min GPA

    3.3 out of 4

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 07-January-2022 2022-01-07
Fall-September 07-January-2023 2023-01-07

Overview

Master of Arts in Sociology - Medical Sociology

An MA in sociology from McGill is also well-regarded among the world’s top universities and serves as an excellent launching off point for students intending to pursue doctoral studies. 

The Department contributes to knowledge at the forefront of current issues—particularly those dealing with health systems and policies concerning HIV/AIDS. 

This program is a cooperative effort of the Department of Sociology and the Department of Social Studies of Medicine. 

Many students who have chosen this option have gone on to do further research, and others to personnel work in the health services. 

Researching and writing a thesis takes considerable time; this program typically takes two years to complete.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$25,813

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,912
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,659
Tuition 1 person $19,154

Hourly wage

Min wage

14.25 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Resume/Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Personal Statement
  • Writing Sample
  • GRE (required for applicants who have not received a degree from a Canadian university)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
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TOEFL

86
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Academic background and requirement

  • A bachelor's degree in Sociology or in another relevant social science.
  • CGPA of 3.3 or better out of a possible 4.0.
  • Many students entering the MA program have already taken the equivalent of one or more of the following required undergraduate level courses: Sociological Perspectives; Sociological Inquiry; Classical Sociological Theory; Statistics in Social Research.
  • GRE scores in the 80th percentile or better

Career opportunities

  • Community health worker
  • Nurse
  • Psychologist
  • Hospital administrator
  • Policy analyst
  • Human resource representative
  • Epidemiology Analyst

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