York University - Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies
Office of Graduate Admissions, P.O. Box GA2300, 4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M3J 1P3

Socio-Legal Studies

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Legal Studies, GeneralSocial Work
Description York's interdisciplinary program in Socio-Legal Studies builds on York’s long tradition of law & society teaching and research. Contributing faculty are leaders in the areas of international human rights, socio-historical approaches to law, transnational policing, immigration and border security, indigenous rights and global financial crime. The one-year MA program offers students courses in socio-legal theory and methods as well as a required Major Research Paper.
Website: Socio-Legal Studies at York University - Graduate Studies
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year and includes tuition and supplementary fees.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
The Graduate Program in Socio-Legal Studies seeks high-achieving students. To be considered for admission as a Master or Arts (MA) candidate in Socio–Legal Studies a student must have completed an honours degree program or equivalent from a recognized postsecondary institution, with an academic average of no less than a B+ over the last two (2) years of academic work.

* 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: November 15, 2017