University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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Feminist and Gender Studies (MA)

University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty:Graduate Programs
Field of Study:Women's Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,739


This new MA program will equip you with in-depth knowledge of some of society’s pressing challenges: transnational feminism, queer and antiracist theories, masculinities, and (dis)ability and trans studies. You will acquire theoretical knowledge to complete intersectional analyses and practical methodologies, to apply your recommendations to the work environment and transform it. Program graduates have moved on to work in fields such as policy, community development, employment equity, and health and education.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Students holding an honours bachelor’s degree with a specialization or major or equivalent from an accredited university in social sciences, health sciences, arts, education or law, with a minimum average of 70% (B), calculated in accordance with FGPS guidelines, and who have had an adequate background in women’s studies (minimum of two undergraduate level courses or one Master’s level course on women, gender, feminism, sexualities), are eligible for admission to the MA program. Students who do not have an adequate background may be eligible to our Special Policy for Admissions.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Two letters of recommendation, official transcripts of all universities attended and description of your research project are required.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 13, 2022