University of Lethbridge - School of Graduate Studies

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Women and Gender Studies

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School:University of Lethbridge - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master; Co-op
Field of Study:Women's Studies
Description:Pursuing graduate studies in WGST offers numerous benefits including inter-disciplinary course work; small class sizes; a cohort made up of both MA and PhD students; teaching & research assistantships; extensive professional development opportunities (offered through the CSPT program as well as the School of Graduate Studies and the Graduate Studies Association); networking opportunities; office space; pre-existing scholarly and volunteer networking opportunities with regional and local community organizations such as the YWCA, WomanSpace, OutReach Southern Alberta, Immigrant and Family Services Lethbridge, the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, the Kainai Public Library, and the Galt Museum & Archives; and opportunities to learn from nationally and internationally renowned scholars regularly hosted by the Women’s Scholars Speakers Series and aforementioned research institutes.

Given this, graduate students are provided opportunities to develop skills in a number of areas such as diverse research methodologies (archival, discourse analysis, interviewing), public speaking, and grant writing (for students who apply for SSHRC, Parkland or other external scholarships).
URL:Women and Gender Studies at University of Lethbridge - School of Graduate Studies
Length:24 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,128
International: $13,532

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.

Admission Requirements


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

    Applicants normally must meet the following requirements: - Hold an undergraduate degree in a related discipline - Have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 (based on the uLethbridge 4.00 scale) on the last 20 graded university-level term courses. - Demonstrate English language proficiency (ELP) for graduate student

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Cost Notes : This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.

    * 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 September 11, 2017