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Art History: Gender and Women's Studies (M.A. Thesis)

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Program Information

School:McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Women's Studies
Description:The graduate option in Gender and Women’s Studies is an interdisciplinary program for students who meet the degree requirements in a participating unit, and who wish to earn 6 credits of approved coursework focusing on gender and women’s studies and issues in feminist research and methods. The thesis must be on a topic centrally related to gender and/or women’s studies.

URL:Art History: Gender and Women's Studies (M.A. Thesis) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,151
National: $9,163

Cost per year represents typical annual fees based on 30 credits taken during Fall and Winter terms.

Careers:Library, Archive, Museum and Art Gallery Managers

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
To apply to the M.A. program, candidates are normally expected to have a B.A. degree in Art History or in another closely related field; candidates may come from other fields such as literary studies, comparative literature, ethnic studies, Canadian studies, architecture, urban planning, film studies, history, performance studies, or philosophy/aesthetics, but must have taken at least 10 courses relating to the history and theory of some aspect of the visual arts, preferably covering a wide range of historical time periods and geographical regions. In exceptional cases, applicants without a strong background in art history may be admitted but with additional requirements arranged in consultation with the Director of Graduate Studies to be completed before matriculation in the M.A. 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 October 19, 2017