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The Sociology - Gender, Diversity and Equity Studies program from Bishop’s University is designed to provide students with a broad intellectual and sociological background which will help prepare them for a variety of careers and for advanced study at graduate school.


Sociology teaches us to think critically and creatively in the study of the world around us. It challenges us to think beyond taken-for-granted assumptions towards a more contextual and deeper understandings. In this way, Sociology - Gender, Diversity and Equity Studies program from Bishop’s University not only prepares you for a dynamic work place, but also for the challenges that confront us in the 21st century. Join us in a rigorous and imaginative program of study that will provide you the knowledge and skills to understand the world around you, and ultimately how you change it.

Careers in Sociology

In addition to going on to graduate school, former students currently work in these professions: lawyer; teacher; radio host; social worker; counselor; health care worker; parole officer; international aid; immigration and citizenship; women shelter; policing; civil service; entrepreneur; web design; event planner; and data analyst among others.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction 
  • Quebec Society 
  • Research Methods 
  • Sex and Gender 
  • Data Collection
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Intro to Women’s Studies 
  • Women and Feminism in Canada

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Normally have completed 12 years of formal schooling and received a secondary school credential that would permit you access to university in that country. If you are studying at or have graduated from secondary school in a country where secondary school finishes after only 11 years of formal schooling your application will be evaluated on an individual basis.
  • Minimum average required varies depending upon curriculum followed; transcripts are reviewed on an individual basis. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    652 CAD/credit
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  • National

    84 CAD/credit
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Out-of Province and French Citizens & Belgian Francophone: $264 per credit

Living costs for Sherbrooke

  • 1080 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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