Sociology

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York has one of Canada's largest graduate sociology programs.

The program focus is on critical scholarship, interdisciplinarity and sociological theory.

One of the most dynamic centres of social theorizing and research in Canada with a well-established national and international reputation. You’ll benefit from close association with award-winning professors, including an unusually high number of research chairs, conducting sociological research in Arts, Law, Education, Fine Arts, Environmental Studies and other Faculties.

We support you as you apply for, and receive, an impressive number of national and international awards for academic achievement.

You will join students and professors who are committed to social justice and political activism.

Degrees Offered

MA

1 year(s)
  • Major research paper
  • AND Thesis
B+
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
2020-01-15 2020-01-15
Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Distinction
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with distinction
CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC
Minimum CAE ScoreB

PhD

6 year(s)
  • Comprehensive examination(s)
  • AND Dissertation
B+
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
2020-01-15 2020-01-15
Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Distinction
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with distinction
CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC
Minimum CAE ScoreB

Additional Admission Requirements

Number of Recommendation(s)

  • 3 recommendation(s)

Other Requirements

  • Statement of interest (500 words)
  • Sample of academic writing (5,000 to 7,500 words)
  • Resumé or CV



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