Sociology


Pre-Master's | M.A. | Ph.D.


Application Fee: $100 CDN (non-refundable)

All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable. Please note that Occupational Therapy requires scores above the FGS minimum requirement, as follows:

IELTS A minimum score of 6.5 or higher on each test.
TOEFL (iBT) A minimum total score of 100 is required, with a minimum of 22 in Speaking and Writing.
TOEFL (Paper Based) A minimum score of 600 is required.

For initial assessment purposes only, copies of unofficial transcripts (uploaded to your application) are acceptable and preferred. Transcripts are required from each institution for the entire academic history, whether or not degree has been awarded, including institutions attended on an exchange. If the English copy is a translation, please include the original language as well.

Degree Certificates – All international transcripts must be accompanied by degree certificates that indicate that the degree has been awarded.


Master of Arts

The M.A. thesis-based program consists of a combination of coursework and a research component.

Expected Duration

  • 2 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor's degree in Sociology (or equivalent)
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2018 January September 30, 2017 Apply
Fall 2018 September March 15, 2018 Apply
Winter 2019 January September 30, 2018 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2018 September February 1, 2018 Apply
Winter 2019 January June 1, 2018 Apply

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Doctor of Philosophy

The Ph.D. option consists of coursework and a substantial research component.

Expected Duration

  • 4 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • M.A. degree in Sociology
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2018 January September 30, 2017 Apply
Fall 2018 September March 15, 2018 Apply
Winter 2019 January September 30, 2018 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2018 September February 1, 2018 Apply
Winter 2019 January June 1, 2018 Apply

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Pre-Master's

Students with undergraduate course deficiencies may be admitted to the Pre-Master's program to complete the background requirements.

Expected Duration

  • 1 year

Program Fees

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree. Contact the Department for further information.
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2018 January October 1, 2017 Apply
Fall 2018 September June 1, 2018 Apply
Winter 2019 January October 1, 2018 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2018 September March 1, 2018 Apply
Winter 2019 January July 1, 2018 Apply

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Notes

*Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation (if applicable) by the date indicated.


Course Listings


Department Website


318 Isbister Building, 183 Dafoe Road
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
Toll Free: 1-800-432-1960 Ext. 9260
p: 204.474.9260
f:  204.261.1216
e: sociology@umanitoba.ca