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Women and Gender Studies

University of Toronto

12 months
Duration
27520 CAD/year
6210 CAD/year
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About

The Women and Gender Studies program at the University of Toronto focuses on feminist colonial, postcolonial, indigenous, diasporic, and transnational studies as rubrics for studying gender, sex, and feminism. 

Overview

About this Degree

The program welcomes applications from international students.

The MA program in Women and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto focuses on feminist colonial, post-colonialism, diasporic, and transnational studies as rubrics for studying gender, sex, and feminism. This perspective 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

  • 0.5 core FCEs in women and gender studies (WGS5000H).

  • 1.0 elective FCE in women and gender studies; either a special topics seminar (please see course list of special topics seminars) or an independent research/reading course (WGS1007H).

  • 1.0 FCE MA Research Paper (WGS1005Y).

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

3 alternative credits

3.5 full-course equivalents (FCEs)

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B+

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Women and Gender Studies Institute’s additional admission requirements stated below.

  • 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

    27520 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27520 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6210 CAD per year during 12 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.

Funding

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