Sociology - Gender, Diversity and Equity Studies programme at 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.

About

Sociology - Gender, Diversity and Equity Studies programme at Bishop’s University develops the skills that employers repeatedly rank as most important: critical thinking, oral and written communication, problem solving, and data analysis lie at the heart of our discipline. These skills explain why our graduates go on to diverse careers in (to name only a few) government, business, administration, law, education, and media, in addition to furthering their education in graduate school.

Careers & Graduates

Our graduates are involved in many careers, such as:

  • Graduate School in Sociology and Related Fields
  • Careers in Gerontology
  • Careers in Management and Business
  • Careers in Communications, Media and Journalism
  • Careers in Law, Corrections, and Law Enforcement
  • Careers in Health and Social Services
  • Careers in Public and International Service

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Media and Society 
  • Directed Independent Study 
  • Family 
  • Sociology of Indigenous-Settler Relations
  • Aging
  • Culture, Ethnicity and Aging
  • Social Policy of Aging
  • Sociology of the Body
  • Communication, Gender and Culture
  • Women and Global Inequality
  • Women and the Penal System
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Social Movements
  • Social Policy
  • Sociology of Tourism

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Canadian:

graduated within the last two years from high school in Canada and you have not studied elsewhere since graduation;are currently completing Grade 12 at an international school that follows a Canadian high school curriculum;

graduated within the last two years from an international school that follows a Canadian high school curriculum.International:

  • are currently completing secondary school at a country outside of Canada or the USA;
  • completed secondary school at a country outside of Canada or the USA within the last two years and you have not studied elsewhere since completing your secondary school studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    546 CAD/credit
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  • National

    80 CAD/credit
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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.

Funding

Bishop’s University doesn’t offer full funding or guarantee scholarships.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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