McGill University

Desautels Faculty of Management



Wilson Hall, Rm. 300, 3506 University St.

McConnell Engineering Building

Montreal, QC



514-398-7071 x09132

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.A. Sociology option (thesis and non-thesis);Joint M.A. Sociology/Social Studies of Medicine option (thesis and non-thesis);M.A. Sociology/Social Statistics option (thesis and non-thesis)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The common elements of these programs are: a. considerable stress on training in research methods (quantitative and qualitative); b. training that emphasises the use of theory in framing research questions (as opposed to the history of theory); and c. the development of skills and knowledge in substantive areas of research in which the department specializes. These include political sociology, industrial sociology, ethnicity, gender, social problems, development, and medical sociology. There are also significant opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—School of business and management

Locale: Large City

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