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Degree

Master of Arts in Sociology

master

Degree

Master of Arts in Sociology

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $4,833 CAD

  • Application fee

    $120 CAD

  • Duration

    1 - 2 years

  • PGWP

    1 - 2 years

  • Min GPA

    68 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2021 2021-02-01

Overview

Master of Arts in Sociology

Memorial University’s Department of Sociology offers a thesis and non-thesis program leading to a Master of Arts degree in Sociology. The program of study for the candidates in the M.A. program provides rigorous core courses in theory and methodology, while addressing individual student's needs and interests through elective courses. Graduate courses are taught as tutorials or small seminars. The Department offers two different graduate streams for Masters level: 1. Master’s by Coursework and Research Paper (6 courses minimum, a major research paper, within one year) 2. Master’s by Coursework and Thesis (5 courses minimum, a thesis, within two years.

The department normally provides each successful applicant (with an entry average of 75% or higher) with a fellowship. Currently this is about $6,680.00 for MAs and $11, 500 for PhDs.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$6,780

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,536
Accommodation 1 bed room $1,947
Tuition 1 person $4,833

Hourly wage

Min wage

13.70 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1. Official transcript(s)
2. Two (2) letters of appraisal
3. Proof of English proficiency
4. A research proposal

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
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TOEFL

80
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writing
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PTE

58
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Cambridge

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Duolingo (until further notice) - A score of 105 or higher.

Academic background and requirement

Minimum requirements mean graduation from a recognized institution, with a minimum average of about 68% (GPA about 2.68). The admission process is competitive, requiring that applicants have undergraduate and/or graduate courses or degree in Sociology upon which to build their graduate program. For international students, the Graduate Admissions Committee expects a minimum of First Class Honours academic standing.

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