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Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Greater Sudbury, Canada| Online
The Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies program at Laurentian University focuses on gender within a matrix that includes race, class, ability, sexuality, sexual and gender identity, age, nationality, Indigeneity, and ethnicity.
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Overview

Develop a critical perspective and highly developed research and analytic skills while challenging your personal and political beliefs.

Students gain an understanding of how social and cultural structures are shaped by gender and how the critical study of gender has brought about massive changes for both women and men in Canada and globally in key areas such as political participation, work, healthcare, education, and justice.

Students are encouraged to help foster change at the local level through collaboration with organizations such as Voices for Women, Health Sciences North’s sexual assault crisis centre, and YWCA Sudbury.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the  Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies program at Laurentian University can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Community and advocacy organizations
  • Counselling services
  • Crisis centres
  • Daycare and family centres
  • Graduate studies
  • Health services,
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Midwifery
  • Research consulting
  • Teaching
  • Youth work

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
  • Women As Visual Artists: A Women's Art History
  • Women As Visual Artists: Contemporary Art and Contemporary Issues
  • The Production of Knowledge
  • Gender, Work and Families
  • Gender, Race and Racism
  • Critical Sexuality Studies
  • Women and Popular Culture
  • Gender Issues in Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    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:

    6.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • Official high school transcripts. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Official high school diploma. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Proof of language skill: English for English language programs or French for French language programs
  • Applicants must meet both language requirements for bilingual programs
  • A resume or CV specifying current education and work experience 
  • A copy of a valid passport (both sides)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Greater Sudbury

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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