University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Disability Studies (M.A.)

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Program Information

School:University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other
Description:The focus of the program allows students to examine the policies and practices of all societies in order to understand the social, rather than the physical or psychological determinants, of the experience of disability. This focus shifts the emphasis from a prevention, treatment, remediation paradigm to a social, cultural, political one.
URL:Disability Studies (M.A.) at University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,283

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Students who are eligible to be considered for direct admission to a program of study leading tothe Master's degree include graduates of four-year undergraduate degree programs and students who have completed the pre-Master's program from the University of Manitoba or from another university. All applicants must have attained a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last two full years (60 credit hour) of study.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 August 17, 2012