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 M├ętis 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.