Master of Arts in Sociology atUniversity of Victoria Department of Sociology


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Master of Arts degree in Sociology is designed to provide flexibility for students as well as to reflect the diversity that characterizes the discipline
  • The Program is offered in the thesis and major research paper option.
  • The department expects full-time students to spend two years completing their master's degree. Students who take the Cooperative Education option can expect to take close to three years to complete the master's degree.


  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #359

      - QS 2023

    • #301-350

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #324

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 3,11,492
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 6,24,789
InsuranceINR 15,948
TransportationINR 14,624
Grad Student SocietyINR 9,508
TotalINR 6,64,869

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 60.18


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 1ˢᵗ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree with 1st class (60%); 7/10
  • The department welcomes applications with strong backgrounds in sociology or closely related fields
  • Admission to the master’s program requires a bachelor’s degree, with a minimum overall average of B+ (6.0) in the final two full years of credit units or undergraduate work


Marks - 90/120

Score not less than 20 in each component


Marks - 6.5/9

No score of less than 6.0 on each individual component

Other eligibility criteria
  • Official  transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (including transfer credits)
  • Statement of intent (1-2 page essay)
  • Writing sample that demonstrates applicants ability to undertake sociological analysis
  • Resume 
  • Two assessment reports or letters of reference
  • ELP scores
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Important Dates

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Canada.

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