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Sociology

Nipissing University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
5670 CAD/year
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About

The Master of Arts (MA) in Sociology – Applied Social Research degree at Nipissing University will focus on the application of social theories and research methodologies that assist in understanding and addressing the social problems and challenges of northern and rural communities, including Indigenous communities, in Canada and around the world. 

Overview

The Sociology  program at Nipissing University brings together faculty expertise in Sociology, Health and Populations Studies, Gerontology, Anthropology, Science and Environmental Studies, and Criminology and Criminal Justice. 

Learning outcomes

Active involvement in the community, government agency partners, a curriculum of research-intensive courses, and practicum placements will provide you with the theoretical foundations and quantitative and qualitative research skills to undertake applied research, evaluation and policy studies in government, not-for-profit and private organizations. There are three required courses that are the foundation of the degree and include: SOCI 5106 Advanced Sociological Theory; SOCI 5216 Research Design; and either SOCI 5217 Quantitative Analysis or SOCI 5417 Qualitative Analysis. You will be well prepared for more advanced studies in Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology at the doctoral level.​​​​​​

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis Research Project
  • Advanced Sociological Theory
  • Research Design
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Thesis Research Practicum
  • Program and Policy Evaluation
  • Special Topics
  • Directed Studies
  • Science, Technology and Environment
  • Determinants of Population Change
  • Education and Inequality

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of three or more consecutive years of full-time education in English within Canada immediately prior to attending Nipissing University.
  • Completion of three or more consecutive years of full-time education in English in a country other than Canada where English is the dominant language. These years must be immediately prior to attending Nipissing University.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      5670 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 2835 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      5670 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 2835 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

    Funding

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