Graduate studies

Graduate student Brigitte Benning in a classroom
Graduate student Brigitte Benning received a SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship to support her research into the importance of cultural supports in higher education for Indigenous and Métis students like her.

We are known for our strengths in research and teaching, and our stimulating and supportive learning environment.

Our graduate students enjoy:

Our programs

We provide students with a solid grounding in research methods and theory and the ability to specialize in different areas of study.

Our research strengths include:

  • aging and health
  • crime
  • environment
  • family
  • gender and sexuality
  • political sociology and social movements
  • qualitative and quantitative methods
  • social theory

Finding a supervisor

Check out our faculty and their research to discover what our faculty are studying and find a supervisor who fits your interests.