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Gender Studies and Feminist Research

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Program Information

School:McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Humanities, Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
Field of Study:Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other
Women's Studies
Description:Gender Studies and Feminist Research are jointly dedicated to taking up gender as a category of advanced analysis in its intersections with race, ethnicity, class, ability/disability, age, sexuality, and other categories of social difference. The term “feminist research” indicates indebtedness to and continued ties with a particular set of intellectual, activist, and institutional histories traditionally linked with Women’s Studies, while the term “Gender Studies” explicitly signals advanced scholarship and teaching in areas such as critical masculinity studies, trans studies, and lesbian/gay/bi/queer studies.

The M.A. in Gender Studies and Feminist Research provides students with the critical thinking and communication skills, knowledge base, and experiential learning opportunities to prepare them for careers in a wide range of fields (education, law, journalism, non-profit community work, public policy, and social work).
URL:Gender Studies and Feminist Research at McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $7,008
National: $7,008

Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year, and represents tuition cost for three semesters. Mandatory supplementary fees are not included. Please see website for complete cost breakdown.

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    - Honours Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

    - B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program

    - Each program may set additional/higher requirements. Please review the program website for details.

    * 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 May 05, 2019