B.A. On Campus

Disability Studies

University of Windsor

48 months
29320 CAD/year
5798 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Become an advocate for accessibility and social justice. The material taught in this Disability Studies program offered by University of Windsor is derived from people with disabilities and their lived experiences. 


The knowledge you gain is grounded in the real world and we enhance the theory you learn with practice. The placements and volunteer opportunities offered through this Disability Studies program offered by University of Windsor add value to your degree.

Functional Knowledge

  • Understanding, internalizing, communicating, and enacting best practices for making accommodations and modifications for persons with disabilities in real-world, context-sensitive situations
  • Evaluating representations of persons with disabilities in literature and media
  • Understanding psychological and social models of disability
  • Developing inclusive lectures, presentations, and programs that target diverse demographics equitably while remaining sensitive to various cultural dynamics
  • Assessing and appreciating the consequence of culturally constructed roles—and the perception of these roles—on individuals and broader social groups
  • Critically investigating trends and phenomena in socio-cultural life and business in the context of ableism

Career Tracks: Disability support worker, diversity co-ordinator, behavioural aide, child and youth care worker, accessibility research and policy development advocate

Programme Structure

Sample Courses: 

  • Historical Approaches to People with Disabilities
  • Psychology as a Social Science
  • Meeting Human Needs through Social Welfare
  • Social Work and Diversity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Course Requirements: English/ENG4U
  • Minimum Average: 70%
  • Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 82%

Applicants outside of Canada

  • Course Requirements: Grade 12 English
  • Minimum Average: 70%
  • Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 82%

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29320 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14660 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    5798 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2899 CAD per semester during 48 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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