The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Medical Sociology (Thesis) offered by the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts is a research-intensive program that emphasizes innovative and rigorous learning opportunities. The program's objective is to equip students with skills in original thinking, literature synthesis, and the presentation of complex ideas to either continue their studies or pursue professional opportunities.
Unique Program Features
- The Department consistently ranks among the top sociology departments in the world;
- The Department contributes to knowledge at the forefront of current issues—in particular, those dealing with health systems and with policies concerning HIV/AIDS;
- It aims to prepare candidates for a career of teaching and research in medical sociology, and there is consequently a preference for applicants with the potential to proceed to the doctoral degree;
- The Department has a record of placing students in both academic and non-academic careers in institutions ranging from the University of Chicago and Berkeley to StatsCan and various CEGEPs/Colleges.
University-Level Admission Requirements
- An eligible Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0 GPA
- English-language proficiency
Each program has specific admission requirements including required application documents. Please visit the program website for more details.
|Intake||Applications Open||Application Deadline - International||Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)|
|FALL||September 15||January 7||January 7|
Note: Application deadlines are subject to change without notice. Please check the application portal for the most up-to-date information.