M.A. On Campus

Women and Gender Studies

University of Toronto

36 months
23770 CAD/year
6210 CAD/year
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The Women and Gender Studies program of University of Toronto focuses on feminist colonial, postcolonial, indigenous, diasporic, and transnational studies as rubrics for studying gender, sex, and feminism. 


The Women and Gender Studies program of University of Toronto explores the temporal and geographic processes through which women’s and men’s lives, sexed relations, gendered subjectivities, and sexualities are situated.

The MA program is a full-time program and cannot be taken on a part-time basis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topics in Feminist Studies
  • Special Topics in Feminist Theory
  • ​Practicum in Women and Gender Studies
  • ​Migration, Mobility, and Displacement in Contemporary Africa
  • ​Gender and Globalization: Transnational Perspectives
  • ​Black Diasporic Feminisms: Modernity, Freedom, Belonging

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree in women's studies and gender studies or a related area at an approved university. Applicants must have obtained an average equivalent to a University of Toronto B+ or better in their final year of undergraduate study.
  • Letter of intent outlining the academic goals the applicant wishes to pursue in the program, two letters of recommendation, and transcripts from all post-secondary institutions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23770 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23770 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6210 CAD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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