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Women and Gender Studies, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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The program at Saint Mary's University emphasizes the interdisciplinary basis of Women and Gender Studies, its community linkages, and grounding in feminist theories and methods. 

About

The Benefits of Doing an MA in Women and Gender Studies at Saint Mary's University?

  • Our small program offers the opportunity for close interaction with faculty
  • More than 50 faculty members are affiliated with WGST
  • We are deeply committed to interdisciplinarity
  • We have and encourage strong community links
  • Students have the freedom to build the kind of program they want
  • Our students study everything from mental health to television, migration studies to queer theory, community activism to literature.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Feminist Theory 
  • Feminist Methodologies 
  • Graduate Seminar 
  • Contemporary Issues of Feminism 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • A four year bachelor of Arts degree
  • An online application form plus the $110 processing fee (non-refundable)
  • A supplemental form (if required by program)
  • Official proof of English language proficiency (if required)
  • Recommendation Forms
  • Official transcripts for all universities and colleges attended

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12284 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12284 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5547 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5547 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Halifax

  • 1235 - 1960 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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