Future graduate students

PhD candidate Mehdi Hashemi
Originally from Iran, PhD candidate Mehdi Hashemi says he appreciates the welcoming and diverse environment he found at UVic. His research looks at Islamic movements and foreign fighter recruitment.

UVic has nurtured freedom and discovery for bright minds for more than 50 years, and our graduate students and faculty have a legacy of achievement with original research that creates vital impact around the world.

Social Sciences faculty members and our graduate students produce world-class research in many fields including global change and sustainability, society and health, oceans and climate, and Indigenous and cultural studies.

Our programs

We offer a variety of research-intensive MA, MSc and PhD programs as well as interdisciplinary programs. You can also take advantage of UVic's leading cooperative education program to combine advanced study with relevant work experience.

Area of study Master's program(s) Doctoral program
Anthropology MA PhD
Cultural, Social and Political Thought MA PhD
Economics MA PhD
Environmental Studies MA or MSc PhD
Geography MA or MSc PhD
Political Science MA PhD
Psychology MA or MSc PhD
Sociology MA PhD
Interdisciplinary/special arrangements PhD

For more details, admission or registration visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies website.

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