Sociology (PhD) - Thesis-based program

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Sociology (PhD) - Thesis-based program

University of Calgary
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  • PhD
  • 4 years


Sociology (PhD) - Thesis-based program is a 4 years PhD 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 (PhD) - Thesis-based program from University of Calgary you are required to complete credit hours. After completion of Sociology (PhD) - Thesis-based program you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Social Worker, Consultant, Journalist.

UCalgary's sociology program prepares globally competitive graduates with the support of one of Canada's top rated research-oriented departments. Our graduate programs ground learning in core knowledge of classical and contemporary social theories, qualitative and quantitative research methods, and supplement this fundamental study with specialized courses of interest. Recent research topics include international health governance, immigration and employment, patterns of offending, gender tranformative youth programming, restorative justice and racialized youth, issues in healthcare and professional work, urban cycling, anime fandom, social inclusion of Black African youth, discourses of sexual assault. 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 and advanced methods, in addition to seminars in sociological theory.

  • Candidacy: Students will complete both oral and written candidacy exams.

  • 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 (PhD) - 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 (PhD) - Thesis-based program.

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Courses Units

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