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Ph.D. in Social Innovation

Élisabeth-Bruyère School of Social Innovation

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Compulsory Courses (18 units)

  • INS8101 Social Innovation Issues and Theories I (3u)
  • INS8102 Social Innovation Issues and Theories II (3u)
  • INS8103 Epistemology and Methodology (3u)
  • INS8120 Practices and Dissemination of Research I (3u)
  • INS8121 Research internship (3u)
  • INS8130 Planning a Research Topic (3u)

With prior approval of the director of Graduate Programs, students may take either SOC7141 Advanced Qualitative Methodology (3u) or ANT5141 Research Methodology in Anthropology (3u) offered at the University of Ottawa in equivalence to INS8103 Epistemology and Methodology (3u).

Optional Courses (6 units)

6 units from:

  • INS5108 Selected Topics in Democratic Management (3u)
  • INS5109 Selected Topics in Social Action (3u)
  • INS5110 Selected Topics in Critical Thinking (3u)
  • DVM6102 Livelihoods, Resources and Sustainability (3u) (UO)
  • DVM6104 Social Movements, Equity and Human Rights (3u) (UO)
  • PAP6102 Democratic Governance (3u) (UO)
  • POL7115 Political Parties and Movements (3u) (UO)
  • SOC7102 Migration and Mobility (3u) (UO)
  • SOC7103 Sociology of the Environment (3u) (UO)
  • SOC7109 Francophonie, Language and Power (3u) (UO)
  • SVS5501 Changement social et service social (3u) (UO)
  • SVS5533 Intervention communautaire (3u) (UO)

With prior approval of the director of Graduate Programs, students may take either a graduate course (3u) offered in another program or another university or a Directed Readings course (INS5901 Directed Readings / Lectures dirigées (3u)).

Research

  • INS9997 Thesis Proposal / Projet de thèse
  • INS9998 Comprehensive Examination / Examen de synthèse
  • INS9999 Doctoral Thesis / Thèse de doctorat