University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Disability Studies (M.A.)

University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other
Length:2 Year(s)


The Interdisciplinary Master’s program in Disability Studies examines the social – rather than the physical or psychological – determinants of the experience of disability, shifting the emphasis from a medical, prevention and treatment model to a social, cultural and political one.


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    A four-year bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university with a minimum 3.0 average in the last 60 credit hours of study.
    Please note: Students who wish to pursue the Master of Science in Disability Studies must hold a Bachelor of Science degree.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    In addition to the admission requirements described here, all applicants must meet the minimum admission and English language proficiency requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

    * 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 November 08, 2022