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Women and Gender Studies (BA in Combination)

Women and Gender Studies (BA in Combination)


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Gender is a central way in which humans understand themselves and organize their relations across the globe. Our Women and Gender Studies program places questions of gender and social justice at the centre of inquiry.


Program Highlights

  • Women and Gender Studies is a program that you take in combination with another program of your choice.
  • We offer newer courses in masculinity studies, indigeneity and environment that ensure we stay focused on relevant and current issues.
  • Our program stresses attention to both local and global issues; framed from within a transnational focus.
  • Emphasis on gender as a link to class, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexuality, age, ability, indigeneity and other identities that form who we are as individuals and a community.
  • We engage students committed to social justice.

Sample Courses

  • Food and Feminism
  • Girls, Women and Popular Culture
  • Diverse Masculinities
  • Women and Social Justice


  • Minimum admission range of low 70s.
  • Competitive admission range of low 80s.
  • English at 60%.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • IB Minimum Score: 26.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Community Engagement Option

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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