Sociology (MA) - Thesis-based program

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Sociology (MA) - Thesis-based program

University of Calgary
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  • Masters
  • 20 months


Sociology (MA) - Thesis-based program is a 20 months Masters program taught at University of Calgary, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time and part-time options. To successfully obtain Sociology (MA) - Thesis-based program from University of Calgary you are required to complete credit hours. After completion of Sociology (MA) - Thesis-based program you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Social Worker, Consultant, Journalist.

Master of Arts students will gain a world-class education that lays the foundation for further study at a doctoral level, or for professional employment. Recent research topics include refugee resettlement, service provision in safe consumption sites and homeless shelters, indigenous women's experience of incarceration programs, theories of environmental risk, improving hospital experience of aboriginal patients, the presentation of self online, wellbeing in professional work, and inclusion practices of Black and Caribbean youth. The 20-month program provides foundational training in sociological theory, methods and statistics, as well as substantive courses of interest. Students benefit from a professor/student ratio that guarantees access to support and feedback.

Completing this program

  • Core Courses: Students take courses in social statistics, research methods, and theory.

  • Master's Seminar: Students complete training seminar in professional sociology and preparation of a thesis prospectus.

  • Additional Courses: Topics may include health and illness, ethnicity and racialization, gender, urban sociology, indigenous issues, deviance and social control, and more.

  • Thesis: Students will be required to submit and defend an original research thesis.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Sociology (MA) - Thesis-based program at University of Calgary for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by University of Calgary.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by University of Calgary as pre-requiste for admission in Sociology (MA) - Thesis-based program.

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Courses Units

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