Memorial University of Newfoundland

Graduate Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland



School of Graduate Studies

Elzabeth Avenue

St. John's, NF


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Sociology, M.A. - Sociology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Sociology aims to understand patterns of human social life in all their historical and current diversity. We seek to understand how people live, think, feel, and believe, comparing our own society with others. We are a friendly crowd, and we welcome questions and conversation. The Department of Sociology has a vigorous research and public service record. The areas of departmental specialization include maritime sociology, gender, work and development, social inequality, health, and criminology. Prospective graduate students in sociology should expect to join a research community concerned with applying a critical and imaginative sociology to substantive issues. The PhD degree in sociology is offered in three areas: maritime sociology; gender; and work and development.

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL: English Proficiency min score: 550 paper-based score / 213 Computer-based score / 80 Internet-based score IELTS: Band 6.5 or higher
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