Students in the doctoral program in Sociology at UBC graduate with extensive experience in research, publication, and teaching.
Besides the comprehensive curriculum equipping our graduates with a strong mixed-methods background, our students build extensive resumes through publication, instruction, and collaboration with a world-class faculty.
Graduates from the PhD program have established themselves at prestigious universities and research institutions worldwide, and students’ research has earned them numerous major awards.
We welcome around 4 students each year into the PhD program.
Sociology PhD students have the opportunity to specialize in any one or more of the Department’s four major research streams:
- Race, Ethnicity and Migration
- Sex, Gender and Sexuality
- Environment and Community
- Sociology of Health