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CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL, QUEBEC - PROGRAMS

Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1974Established Year
  46056Enrollment

Master of Arts [M.A] (Sociology)

 2 years
 45 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course Based

Field of Study

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate Studies, Concordia University

$ 32,567 

1st Year
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Program Description

  • Concordia University offers a MA in Sociology program with a duration of 2-years (4 semesters).
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis and part-time studies are not available for this program.
  • This program is provided both on-campus and off-campus.
  • Through this program, students gain advanced training in a wide variety of sociological methods and theories.
  • Courses and materials explore the traditional foundations of sociology while also offering opportunities to consider new and emerging areas of social inquiry.
  • In this course, students will conduct studies that address contemporary social problems and examine various cultural practices that impact individuals on personal, local, and global levels.
  • Well-known for encouraging students to participate in local, national, and international research projects, faculty also includes Quebec's first-ever Research Chair on Gambling.
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:16.
  • The average salary goes up to 82,500 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Total Credits45
Fees$ 66,266 for 2 years or 45 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Offered by Faculty of Graduate Studies, Concordia University
Program Urlhttp://www.concordia.ca/academics/graduate/sociology-ma.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students required a bachelor degree from a recognized university, or the equivalent, with a cumulative GPA of 3.00.
  • students must have one of the following with grade B or first division:
    •  Bachelor’s degree - minimum 4-year program
    •  or 3-year program if the issuing university has a NAAC rating of A.
  • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent (those applying for a postgraduate program must have graduated from a university or college).


    Required Document List

    Following are the required documents:

    • Transcripts - Student required post-secondary transcripts from all previous educational institutions,
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree and they required three letters of reference.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
    • ELP Scores - Students need to submit proof of English language proficiency (official test scores or transcripts) from the testing authority or school.


    Application Deadline

    Fall
    Feb 01

    Winter
    Oct 01


    Scores Required

    90 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    7 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    61 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2
    Tuition fees$32567$32567
    Health insurance$154$154
    Others$412$412
    Total fees$33133$33133

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 5,040
    Food$ 3,712
    Transportation$ 673

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
    Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
    Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
    (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
    FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
    Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
    Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
    Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
    Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
    VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
    JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
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    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student visa before entering Canada.
    • A Student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
    • They must have a study permit to enroll in any degree, program or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
    • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
    • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
    • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Study Permit.
    • Student visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
    • A Student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
    • The cost of the Student visa is 112 USD.
    • The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity 
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

    Work Study

    • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
    • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
    • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
      • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD.
      • Be registered at Concordia University as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
      • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
    • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
      • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD.
      • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 USD.


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