Sociology graduates are equipped with a comprehensive foundation in social theory, substantive courses in specific areas of research interest, and rigorous training in research methodologies, a particular strength of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Simon Fraser University.
Graduate students and their faculty supervisory committees work collaboratively to tailor programs to meet each student's unique goals.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Theories of Latin American Development
- Social and Political Change in Latin America
- Readings in Sociology
- Theories in Anthropology
- Ethnographic Methodology: Social/Cultural Anthropology
- Special Topics in Sociology/Anthropology
- a bachelor’s degree from SFU or its equivalent from a recognized institution
- a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.33 scale, or 3.33 on a 4.33 scale (B+) based on the last 60 credits of undergraduate courses. All graduate work is also considered.
- submitted evidence, usually references from qualified referees, of the applicant’s ability to undertake advanced studies in the area of interest.
- proof of English Language proficiency
- In exceptional circumstances, a student may be admitted with lower formal qualifications when there is significant experience relevant to the proposed area of scholarship.
International3892 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1946 CAD per semester during 24 months.
National3892 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1946 CAD per semester during 24 months.
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