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Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies

York University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
12550 CAD/year
2870 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies program focus is on feminist perspectives on women and gender as they intersect with sexualities, race, ethnicity, class, ability and age. It encourages research projects that encompass more than one area.

Overview

The Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies program at York University is interdisciplinary – drawing widely from the humanities, social sciences, environmental studies, fine arts, education and law – sensitive to diversity and universal in approach to both Canadian and global issues.

Learning outcomes

We have more than 90 professors devoted to the graduate program among the more than 200 professors at the University whose main area of research is gender and women's studies.

More than 100 feminist scholars are associated with the Centre for Feminist Research, which invites students and internationally renowned researchers from more than 30 countries to special lectures, conferences and to collaborate on research.

Housed at York, the Nellie Langford Rowell Library is Canada’s most comprehensive library dedicated to women’s studies resources, with more than 7,000 books, 200 current periodicals and the quarterly feminist journal.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Feminist Theory
  • Feminist Research Colloquium
  • Seminar in Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies
  • Feminist Methodologies and Research Methods
  • The Global Sex Trade

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resumé or CV
  • Statement of intent (max. 1,000 words)
  • Sample of academic writing

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6275 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2870 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1435 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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