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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
October 26, 2016
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Applying for Admission

In order to be admitted to the masterís program, a student must meet the general admission requirements of the university.

Applicants are expected to have an honours BA with a major in sociology or an equivalent degree. A final year average of B+ is usually required, along with a cumulative average of at least B+ in all sociology courses.

Applications are reviewed by the Graduate Program Committee, which considers all prior university grades, a writing sample, and letters of reference.

Application Forms: web-based application

Application Deadlines: Applicants are encouraged to apply before January 15..

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English Proficiency requirements

Proficiency in English usage, both written and oral, is essential to pursue graduate studies at Laurier. Applicants whose language of instruction during the undergraduate degree was other than English must furnish evidence of proficiency in English, prior to admission.