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Socio-Legal Studies

York University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
12550 CAD/year
2870 CAD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

York University's interdisciplinary program in Socio-Legal Studies builds on York’s long tradition of law & society teaching and research.

Overview

York's interdisciplinary program in Socio-Legal Studies builds on York University’s long tradition of law & society teaching and research.

Learning outcomes

Contributing faculty are leaders in the areas of international human rights, socio-historical approaches to law, transnational policing, immigration and border security, indigenous rights and global financial crime.

The one-year MA program offers students courses in socio-legal theory and methods as well as a required Major Research Paper.

Our faculty is actively involved in building an academic community of socio-legal scholars. We are doing this through our participation and leadership in professional associations as well as through our projects and published work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law and Social Theory
  • Advanced Research Strategies in Socio–Legal Methods
  • Gender and International Human Rights: Law, Citizenship and Boarders CANCELLED
  • Colonialism, Race and the Law: Sociological Implications
  • Western Legal Histories
  • Western Legal Histories
  • Law, Politics and the Judiciary

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 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.
100
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).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Recommendations: 3
  • Statement of interest (500 words)
  • Written work (maximum 5,000 words)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6275 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2870 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1435 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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