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

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School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Graduate Programs
Field of Study:Religion/Religious Studies
Women's Studies
Description:The Religious Studies sector of the Department of Classics and Religious Studies is a participating unit in the collaborative program in Women's Studies (master's level only). The program in Women's Studies has been established for students wishing to enrich their training in Religious Studies by including an interdisciplinary component in Women's studies. The specific requirements of the collaborative program include two core courses and a thesis or major research paper on a topic related to Women's studies. The compulsory courses of these collaborative programs fit into the religious studies course requirements and do not add to the number of courses required for the master's in Religious Studies.
URL:Religious Studies - Women's Studies at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,924
Careers:Ministers of ReligionProfessional Occupations in Religion

Admission Requirements

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.

    Applicants who hold a baccalaureate with honours in religious studies or the equivalent with at least second-class standing may be admitted to the master's program. Those who do not have an honours degree in religious studies may be admitted to a qualifying year during which they complete the requirements normally included in the honours program. The qualifying year comprises a minimum of five courses equivalent to selected compulsory courses of the honours program at the University of Ottawa. Official applications for admission should be submitted by the deadlines listed on the website of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Applications received after a deadline will be considered only if positions are available. As part of their application, applicants must submit a statement (1-2 pages) describing their research interests. All applicants must be able to understand speak and write either English or French proficiently . Applicants whose first language is neither English nor French must provide proof of proficiency in one or the other. The list of acceptable tests is indicated in the “Admission” section of the General Regulations of the FGPS. In accordance with the University of Ottawa regulation, assignments, examinations, research papers and theses can be produced in either English or French.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92-93] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Two recommendation letters and official transcripts of all universities attended 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 August 17, 2018