• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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 It inquires into how people’s lives are made to matter through relations of gender, race, class, religion, sexuality, age, and embodiment, and how systems of power including colonization, racism, and sexism bear upon our everyday experiences. It fosters awareness of the realities and diverse lives of women, men, and trans folks, and advocates for social change.

The interdisciplinary nature of the Women’s and Gender Studies program from University of Winnipeg  allows you to customize your university education to fit your educational and career goals by taking courses from a number of different disciplines or areas. 

Sample Careers

Graduates find employment in the fields of law, government and public administration, social services, education, media, science, psychology, criminal justice, politics, advocacy, social work, academia, health services, human services, business, and other areas.

Examples of occupations include: advocate for hatecrime victims, director of a battered women’s centre or rape crisis program, staff at a human rights organization, coordinator of a resource centre, HIV educator, cultural worker, human resources administrator, policy analyst, union leader, community development worker. Some students continue their education into graduate school. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 years/4 years option

  • Credits
    90 alternative credits

    4 years:120 credits

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • New Media, Culture Jamming & the Third Wave
  • Sex, Sexuality, Gender & Audiovisual Media
  • Boys, Men & Masculinities on Film
  • Queer Studies in the Global Postmodern
  • Gender, Race & Nation in Canada
  • Feminist Cultural Productions
  • Food Cultures, Sex, & Gender

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • American High School Curriculum -  Complete grade 12 with a minimum high school average of C+ or better on a minimum of 5 academic subjects.
  • British Patterned Education - General Certificate of Education, with two subjects at Advanced Level and three at Ordinary Level, or three subjects at Advanced Level and one at the Ordinary Level.  Secondary School Grade: C (with no mark below a D)
  • International Baccalaureate – An IB diploma with 3 HL courses and 3 SL courses.  For transfer credit or advanced standing, no grade below 4 accepted.Minimum points required: 24Minimum total score of 24 points 
  • Students will still need to meet the English Language Requirements of the university. The admissions office has expanded the requirements to include the Duolingo English Test as an approved form of meeting English proficiency for September 2020 and January 2021. The required score will be a minimum of 115 on the test.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14700 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14700 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    3942 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3942 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Winnipeg

  • 1056 - 1650 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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