The University of New Brunswick, based in Canada offers a fully funded Master’s in Sociology. The emphasis in the MA program is on developing students’ capacities to undertake social research that necessarily involves project design, critical thinking, fieldwork, professional writing, and high-level analysis. Funding for graduate students at UNB is primarily allocated through a competitive process and so is not guaranteed for every applicant. Students receiving funding from UNB can expect to receive around $15,500 per year for MA students. This consists of a grant and a teaching assistantship.