Master of Arts in Social Justice and Equity Studies

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Graduate Program Director: Mary-Beth Raddon –

Entry point: September

Program length: Major research paper- 16 months (four terms); thesis- 2 years (six terms); Co-op 2 years (six terms)

Application deadline: February 1

How to apply:

  1. Check the university requirements and the program requirements.
  2. Complete the online application and submit the non-refundable application fee.
  3. You will need to submit your transcripts as well as the following program-specific materials:
  • Two letters of reference – submitted electronically only.
  • A statement of interest outlining your research background, general interests in social justice and equity, specific research interests, and interest in completing the MA in SJES at Brock University.
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.

Admission criteria:

  • Successful completion of a four year bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline, with a minimum average of 75%. The program welcomes students from a variety of academic backgrounds. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in English as specified in the section titled “Proof of English Language Proficiency” in the Brock University Graduate Calendar.
  • For students who must provide proof of English Language Proficiency, a minimum TOEFL score of 580 (TWE 4.5) or equivalent is required by the Social Justice and Equity Studies Program.


Thank you for your interest in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at Brock University!