How to Apply

Prospective graduate students must apply to the University of Guelph online, through the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC). Please visit the Graduate Studies website to learn more and begin your application process.

After submitting an online application, you will be invited to submit required documents to the Department of Sociology and Anthropology through the University of Guelph's online system, WebAdvisor.

Graduate students are admitted in the fall semester only. The application deadline is January 15.

Required documents for the Public Issues Anthropology MA program

  • All post-secondary transcripts.
  • Two (2) academic reference letters and assessment forms. An electronic Referee Assessment Form will be sent directly to the referees listed in your online application.
  • A well-defined statement of research interest.
  • If your first language is not English, you will be required to submit the results of a standardized language test.

Required documents for the Sociology MA program

  • All post-secondary transcripts
  • Two (2) academic reference letters and assessment forms. An electronic Referee Assessment Form will be sent directly to the referees listed in your online application.
  • A 1-2 page well-defined statement of research interest.
  • If your first language is not English, you will be required to submit the results of a standardized language test.

Required documents for the Sociology PhD program

  • All post-secondary transcripts
  • Two (2) academic reference letters and assessment forms. An electronic Referee Assessment Form will be sent directly to the referees listed in your online application.
  • A 2-3 page well-defined statement of research interest.
  • If your first language is not English, you will be required to submit the results of a standardized language test.

Questions?

For questions about the department's graduate programs, contact:

Shelagh Daly
Graduate Program Assistant
Email: daly@uoguelph.ca

Bill O'Grady
Graduate Program Coordinator (Sociology)
Email: wogrady@uoguelph.ca

Thomas (Tad) McIlwraith
Graduate Program Coordinator (Public Issues Anthropology)
Email: tad.mcilwraith@uoguelph.ca

 

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