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Doctorate in Social Sciences

Royal Roads University

Royal Roads University

www.royalroads.ca
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2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, British Columbia, V9B5Y2, Canada

  • Program Type Doctoral
  • Credential Type Degree
  • Length 4 - 4 Year(s)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Only
Admission Requirements
Students must have the following:
  • Master’s degree in one of the Social Sciences, or related field, normally required;
  • Evidence of experience related to the degree program. Normally a minimum of 10 years with senior level decision-making authority.
  • A competitive, interdisciplinary, applied research proposal that reflects current research foci in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences at Royal Roads University
  • English language skills and competency.
For applicants whose primary language is not English, competency can be demonstrated in one of the following ways:
  • TOEFL (paper-based) 600; TOEFL IBT (Internet-based) minimum score of 20 in each section for an overall minimum score of 100 or better. (Institution Code: 9054)
  • International English Language Testing Services: 7.0 overall with no individual item score less than 6.5.
  • Pearson Test of English: Minimum score of 68.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE): International English Language requirement with Verbal 560, Quantitative 740, and Analytical 4.0.
  • Evidence of competence in English through other standardized tests or education experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Distance Delivery Options

Online with short on-campus residencies, see website for details or email learn.more@royalroads.ca


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Updated May 17, 2016. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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