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Sociology

In Sociology, you’ll gain a solid grounding in research methods and theory. Your studies will emphasize theory, methods and your area of research interest. Besides social theory, qualitative and quantitative methods, our research strengths include:

  • Ecology, Global Issues & Social Movements
  • Gender, Racialization & Ethnicity
  • Sociology of Crime & Law
  • Health, Aging & Society

Degree programs offered

Program Expected length Project and/or thesis Course-based
MA 2 years Yes No
PhD 4 years Yes No

Quick facts

Program options:
Masters, Doctorate
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional

Areas of focus

  • Ecology, Global Issues & Social Movements
  • Gender, Racialization & Ethnicity
  • Sociology of Crime & Law
  • Health, Aging & Society
  • Qualitative methods
  • Quantitative methods
  • Social theory

Faculties and departments

Need help?

Contact Aileen Chong at socigradsec@uvic.ca or 250-721-7572.

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