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MA Degrees in Social Sciences in Canada 2021

A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

Top Master of Art Programs in Social Sciences in Canada 2021

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University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Canada

The Anthropology Department at the University of Lethbridge has expertise in Socio-Cultural Anthropology and Anthropological Archaeology. We offer a fieldwork-based MA program ... +

The Anthropology Department at the University of Lethbridge has expertise in Socio-Cultural Anthropology and Anthropological Archaeology. We offer a fieldwork-based MA program with seminars through the Cultural, Social and Political Thought interdisciplinary graduate program and Independent Studies seminars with members of the Anthropology Department. Faculty in our department research on a range of topics, including the anthropology of policy and governance; anthropology of happiness and wellbeing; environmental anthropology; race, ethnicity and indigeneity; anthropology of childhood; psychological anthropology; medical anthropology; anthropology and archaeology of food; origins of social complexity and social inequality; anthropology of ritual and religion; anthropology of development; and urban anthropology. We research in diverse settings, including South-east Asia, Japan, Guatemala, Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia, Spain, Mali, Aotearoa/New Zealand, United States and Canada. -
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Full-time
Part-time
24 - 48 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Vancouver School of Theology
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver School of Theology continues its long-standing partnership with First Nations communities and its partnerships with inter-religious communities to make possible an M ... +

Vancouver School of Theology continues its long-standing partnership with First Nations communities and its partnerships with inter-religious communities to make possible an M.A. in Indigenous and Inter-religious Studies. -
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Full-time
Part-time
2 - 7 years
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

The Royal Roads approach to conflict analysis and management is unique in that it reflects the full spectrum from interpersonal to international conflict. We view conflict as ... +

The Royal Roads approach to conflict analysis and management is unique in that it reflects the full spectrum from interpersonal to international conflict. We view conflict as neither good nor bad, but as a necessary element of all relationships. Conflict exists everywhere and opportunities exist to work with it, change it, and utilize it. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Jan 2022
31 Aug 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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Nipissing University
Toronto, Canada

The Master of Arts (MA) in Sociology – Applied Social Research degree will focus on the application of social theories and research methodologies that assist in understanding ... +

The Master of Arts (MA) in Sociology – Applied Social Research degree will focus on the application of social theories and research methodologies that assist in understanding and addressing the social problems and challenges of northern and rural communities, including Indigenous communities, in Canada and around the world. The program brings together faculty expertise in Sociology, Health and Populations Studies, Gerontology, Anthropology, Science and Environmental Studies, and Criminology and Criminal Justice. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Canadian Mennonite University & Redekop School of Business
Winnipeg, Canada

Building on over 25 years of experience in delivering undergraduate programs in conflict resolution, peace, and international development studies, CMU now offers a Master of A ... +

Building on over 25 years of experience in delivering undergraduate programs in conflict resolution, peace, and international development studies, CMU now offers a Master of Arts degree that blends these core themes, designed both for practitioners and those pursuing academic studies. -
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English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Concordia University and John Molson School of Business
Montreal, Canada

The MA in Child Studies investigates child cognition, emotion, social functioning, language, literacy, numeracy, moral development, special needs learners, and play. Education ... +

The MA in Child Studies investigates child cognition, emotion, social functioning, language, literacy, numeracy, moral development, special needs learners, and play. Education researchers also consider the critical role that families, peers, teachers, schools, inclusive practices, communities and culture play in development. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Western University
Toronto, Canada

Anthropology is dedicated to documenting and understanding human beings. It takes as its starting proposition that we can only reach such an understanding by studying people w ... +

Anthropology is dedicated to documenting and understanding human beings. It takes as its starting proposition that we can only reach such an understanding by studying people wherever and whenever they have occurred and from both a cultural and biological perspective. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Canada

The Cultural, Social, and Political Thought major in the Master of Arts (MA) program is interdisciplinary within the humanities and social sciences and is based on a cohort le ... +

The Cultural, Social, and Political Thought major in the Master of Arts (MA) program is interdisciplinary within the humanities and social sciences and is based on a cohort learning model that fosters an environment of interdisciplinary engagement and exchange, research, peer mentoring, collaboration among a small group of students, within a team-based learning experience. The overall academic aims of the major are to emphasize social, cultural, and political thought and to install the intellectual and practical tools to work successfully with community partners and agencies to facilitate social change. Students graduating from the Cultural, Social, and Political Thought major will demonstrate a range of professional skills (e.g., peer review, public presentations, critical thinking) and research competencies. Graduates are capable of producing novel, relevant, and rigorous research that makes significant contributions to interdisciplinary knowledge. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 48 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Canada

The Department of Political Science offers a Master of Arts (MA) in Political Science. Graduate students interested in Political Science should apply to do an MA in Political ... +

The Department of Political Science offers a Master of Arts (MA) in Political Science. Graduate students interested in Political Science should apply to do an MA in Political Science and NOT to the Cultural, Social and Political Thought program as the Department does not participate in the CSPT Program. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 48 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Canada

The MA program in the Department of Sociology is a two-year graduate program designed to provide students an intellectually stimulating and vibrant academic environment to enh ... +

The MA program in the Department of Sociology is a two-year graduate program designed to provide students an intellectually stimulating and vibrant academic environment to enhance their “sociological thinking” through graduate-level coursework and thesis-based research. Each year, we seek to admit a small number of interested, enthusiastic, and qualified students. Since our cohorts are small, students in our program benefit from close mentorship opportunities with supportive and interested faculty. Students also benefit from flexibility in course offerings and personal attention in designing a program aligned with their individual research interests. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 48 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Canada

The Department of Women & Gender Studies at the University of Lethbridge offers a dynamic, inter-disciplinary and rigorous Master of Arts in Women & Gender Studies. Ou ... +

The Department of Women & Gender Studies at the University of Lethbridge offers a dynamic, inter-disciplinary and rigorous Master of Arts in Women & Gender Studies. Our faculty also teach and supervise students in the CSPT program (MA and Ph.D. levels). -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 48 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

This intensive two-year interdisciplinary program is for current or aspiring professionals interested in advancing their skills in the field of international humanitarian assi ... +

This intensive two-year interdisciplinary program is for current or aspiring professionals interested in advancing their skills in the field of international humanitarian assistance, social reconstruction, capacity building, and peacebuilding. In this program, you will learn how to build sustainable peace in complex settings, both at home and across the globe. Learn to advance human security by understanding the short- and long-term needs of an affected population to create strategic plans and operational programs. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Jan 2022
31 Aug 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

The Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication program at Royal Roads University is an innovative personal, professional, and academic development program ... +

The Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication program at Royal Roads University is an innovative personal, professional, and academic development program, designed for students who want to pursue a communication career in our increasingly diversified and globalized world. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 22 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

Founded on a transdisciplinary approach to justice studies for solving complex social issues, our unique program is problem-focused, drawing from diverse disciplines to help y ... +

Founded on a transdisciplinary approach to justice studies for solving complex social issues, our unique program is problem-focused, drawing from diverse disciplines to help you deal with ever-evolving problems in action-oriented, solution-focused and context-specific ways. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Jan 2022
31 Aug 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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