Bachelor of Arts [B.A] (Sociology)
Field of Study
International Student Tution
Eligibility & Entry Requirement
- Students will need these five required senior-level subjects English, Physics, Chemistry, Math Calculus to go from high school to Engineering at Alberta.
- GPA of 3.0/4.0 or it's equivalent in the last two years of study.
- To apply for this course applicants should have a high school degree and they should complete a pre-professional degree of 1 year.
Indian Student Eligibility:
Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:
- Students must meet the minimum requirements in English and maths subjects up to 60%, after receiving an admission offer.
- Students will need to submit school results for Class XI showing a competitive average and course registration for Class XII, or Class XII mid-year results.
- Students in CBSE or CISCE schools, they present 75%+ on their final Class XII exams.
Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.
- BA in Sociology at Vancouver Island University is a 4-years teaching program.
- It is an on-campus, honours program offered on a full-time basis.
- The BA Sociology (Honours) degree offers qualified students the opportunity to achieve the highest standards of academic excellence coupled with personal growth, and civic engagement in their time at VIU.
- The average salary of the program goes up to 40,000 USD.
|Degree Type Offered||Bachelor|
|Fees||59736 for 4 years|
|Delivery Type||full time|
|Admission Intake||fall (Deadline - Aug 13)|
Required Document List
Following are the required documents:
- Curriculum Vitae (CV): Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
- Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
- All post-secondary transcripts: Students have to submit all official documents containing student’s grades. Thus, post-secondary transcripts refer to undergraduate, graduate, medical school, law school, or other higher education transcripts.
- Electronic Official transcripts: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended in PDF format.
- Personal Statement: It should include a brief overview of themselves, strengths, and any work experience and/or education that students have.
- ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.
|fall||Aug 13, 2021|
Fees & Funding
Tution & Application Fees
|Year||Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4|
|Book and Supplies||$1125||$1125||$1125||$1125|
|Head||Avg Cost Per Year|
|Room and Food||$2340|
Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids
|Name||Amount||International Students Eligible||Application Deadline|
|Microsoft Tuition Scholarship||Variable||Yes||N/A|
|Debesh Kamal Scholarship||$1385||Yes||Apr 30, 2020|
|Axol Science Scholarship||$2000||Yes||Jul 1, 2020|
|ASID Foundation Legacy Scholarships||$4000||Yes||N/A|
VISA & Work Study
International students arriving in Canada to study for more than six months need two important immigration documents:
- A study permit – permission to study in Canada and it is a status document defining students as an International student
- Temporary resident visa to enter Canada. Depending on their citizenship, International students need either a
- Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) or
- Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)
- American (US) citizens or permanent residents
At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
- Application form and Study Plan
- Biometrics (fingerprints and photographs)
- Valid Passport
- Financial Evidence
International students who are enrolled in full time academic, vocational or professional trades programs at VIU, may be eligible to work on or off-campus. The wage rate begins at $14.60 per hour. Each position is allocated 50 hours per semester. Students may work only one Work-Op position per semester. The application deadline for Fall and Spring Work-ops is in June, and in April for the Summer semester. Students must have the following documents to work on or off-campus while studying:
- valid Study Permit with work authorization
- full-time enrollment at VIU (enrolled in 9 academic credits for undergraduate programs. For graduate programs full-time enrollment: set courses, research, thesis writing and etc.)
- a Social Insurance Number (SIN) before starting to work
- medical examination is required for certain occupations (eg. jobs at schools, childcare, eldercare, food industry and etc.)
Career and Placement after Course
Possible career opportunities are:
- Rural and Child Welfare
- Criminology and Criminal Justice
- Advertising Agencies
- Management Consultancy
- Schools/ Colleges/ Universities
- Government and Political Action Groups
- Journalism and Media