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The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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170 - 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6T 1Z2

Sociology (PhD) - Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Sociology
Description UBC has granted Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in sociology since 1970, although the first sociology course was taught at the university as long ago as 1921. Students in the Ph.D. program in sociology at UBC have the opportunity to specialize in any one or more of the Department's seven major areas of specialization: - Environment, Community and Social Movements; - Family and Life Course; - Gender and Sexuality; - Health and Healthcare; - Knowledge, Culture and Power; - Race, Ethnicity and Immigration; and - Work, Economy and Globalization.
Website: Sociology (PhD) - Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Areas of Research: Environment, community, and social movements; family and life course; gender and sexuality; health and health care; knowledge, culture, and power; race, ethnicity, and immigration; and work, economy, and globalization
Thesis Based? Yes
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 76
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 81]

Applicants whose degrees are from a university outside Canada in which English is not the primary language of instruction must present evidence of competency to pursue studies in the English language prior to being extended an offer of admission.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: September 27, 2017