24 months
15332 CAD/year
5388 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Sociology - Social Justice Studies from Lakehead University enables students to conduct original research on social justice issues by drawing on the disciplinary tools provided by Sociology. 

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At Sociology - Social Justice Studies  from Lakehead University students may investigate any topic relevant to social justice studies, by utilizing appropriate theoretical frameworks and research methodologies from Sociology. 

Key facts:

While a strong foundation in Sociology is emphasized, interdisciplinary work, public engagement, and community activism are also encouraged where appropriate.

Programme Structure

  • For additional information on the Interdisciplinary Graduate Specialization in Social Justice Studies,  please review the MA Sociology (Social Justice Studies) Research Paper and Thesis Calendar Regulations. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our minimum admission requirement for international applicants is 75% or 3.0 on a 4 point Canadian scale, with an accredited university degree equivalent to a Lakehead University 4 year degree. 
  • We advise all international students to apply early, as admission into our programs is competitive. Should you wish to apply to a thesis program, we strongly advise you to contact a potential supervisor and have your proof of English language proficiency complete.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15332 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7666 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    5388 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2694 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Thunder Bay

1149 - 1720 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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