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Sociology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) London, Canada
Sociology program at Western University - Canada teaches students to make connections between individual experiences and broader social processes. We offer courses that explore social inequality, gender, family, deviance, health, terrorism, media, globalization, popular culture, health, crime, and violence.

Overview

Students in Sociology at Western University - Canada learn about all facets of the human condition from leaders in their fields in small class settings as they discuss the linkages between individual experiences with the wider society. Our students develop a range of analytic, computer and communication skills that enhance their employability while simultaneously developing an enriched understanding of the social, cultural and historical forces that have helped shape the modern world. 

Students will learn to appreciate the tension between individual agency and the social forces at play that constrain how human being behave in all spheres of life. Such learning creates skilled communicators, researchers, and analysts who can enter the working world as imaginative thinkers with concrete technical abilities, writing expertise, and critical thinking skills that are vital to being successful professionals.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Admission is offered on a rolling basis beginning in January. Space is limited, so you should apply well in advance.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drugs and Society
  • Family Conflict and Violence
  • Global Divide
  • Global Health and Human Rights
  • Global Injustice, Borders and Mobilities
  • Identity and Society
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Medical Sociology
  • Neoliberalism and Our Society
  • Population and Society
  • Social Inequality
  • Social Movements
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology of Deviance
  • Sociology of Law
  • Sociology of ‘Race’ and Racism
  • Sociology of Religion – Understanding Islam 
  •  Sociology of Sport & Physical Fitness
  • Sociology of Terrorism

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Completion of the entire Diploma including the Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay
  • Passes in a minimum of 6 subjects of which 3 must be at the Higher Level
  • A minimum grade total of 28 including points awarded for the Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge
  • No mark less than 4 on any individual course
  • Prerequisites for your program as specified by Western 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28743 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28743 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6723 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6723 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1037 - 1630 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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