Why graduate studies at UVic?
We welcome graduate students with a range of different research interests. The department includes among our research strengths: aging, gender, sexuality, health, political sociology/social movements, crime, family, environment, qualitative methods, quantitative methods and social theory.
Sociology graduate students may apply to the interdisciplinary Cultural, Social and Political Thought program, which addresses pressing issues facing a globalized and diverse world.
Our graduate students benefit from:
- a well-rounded sociological education with equal emphasis on theory, methods and areas of interest
- courses that draw on the current research of faculty
- the opportunity to specialize with advanced courses in theory, qualitative methods and quantitative methods
- skill-building activities like professional development events, the graduate student colloquia series and teaching assistant workshops
For more information on our graduate programs, see the FAQ page.
What are our faculty studying?
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