M.A. On Campus

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Simon Fraser University

36 months
3258 CAD/year
3258 CAD/year
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The Master's Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies offered by Simon Fraser University offers interdisciplinary study and research leading to a master's degree. 


The Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies program from Simon Fraser University, provides a strong academic approach, with core courses on feminist theory and methodology and a blend of advanced studies in specific fields, as well as directed readings for more individualized study. 


Students develop and demonstrate intellectual and analytical skills, in accordance with the particular criteria of the level of study, and in consultation with their supervisor and supervisory committee.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Toolkit for GSWS Research
  • Graduate Seminar in Feminist Theory
  • Graduate Seminar on Queer/Trans Studies 
  • Professional Development Colloquium
  • Feminist Cultural Criticism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree from SFU or its equivalent from a recognized institution
    • a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.33 scale, or 3.33 on a 4.33 scale (B+) based on the last 60 credits of undergraduate courses. All graduate work is also considered.
    • submitted evidence, usually references from qualified referees, of the applicant’s ability to undertake advanced studies in the area of interest.
    • proof of English Language proficiency
    • In exceptional circumstances, a student may be admitted with lower formal qualifications when there is significant experience relevant to the proposed area of scholarship.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3258 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1629 CAD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    3258 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1629 CAD per semester during 36 months.

Tuition charges are $1629.00 per semester, for the first 6 semesters of the Master's.

Living costs for Burnaby

1600 - 2700 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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