48 months
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19227 CAD/year
4798 CAD/year
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About

Are you interested in studying how gender functions as a marker of power in society? The Studies in Women and Gender (Hons) Program at Vancouver Island University uses interdisciplinary approaches to looking critically at gender as it is constructed and maintained through cultural production, institutions and ideologies. 

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Overview

A Bachelor of Arts with a Major or Minor in Gender and Women’s Studies Studies builds strategic thinkers, social critiquers and necessary allies. The Women and Gender studies program is grounded in feminist theory and teaching/learning styles, and recognizes the value of a participatory classroom where diverse life experiences are included and recognized.

Studies in Studies in Women and Gender (Hons) at Vancouver Island University  encourages students, using interdisciplinary approaches, to look critically at gender as it is constructed and maintained through cultural production, institutions, and ideologies. 

Gender functions as a marker of power alongside other categories of difference including race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, age, and disability/ability.  

Feminist understandings of intersectionality provide a lens for the exploration of gendered experience and tools for imagining resistance, activism, decolonization. The program is grounded in feminist theory and teaching/learning styles, and recognizes the value of a participatory classroom where diverse life experiences are included and recognized.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Civil Discourse and Campus Life
  • Social Justice Issues and Children
  • Care of Self: Feminism and Wellbeing
  • Archeology in Popular Culture
  • Canada Since 1945 
  • Canadian Women's History to 1920
  • Canadian Women's History since 1920
  • North American Popular Culture After World War 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Ongoin admission for the Powell River campus

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Canadian citizens and those with permanent residence status in Canada are eligible for admission to Academic programs if they meet one of the following conditions:

  • graduation from a BC secondary school, or equivalent, with a minimum “C” grade in either English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12; 
  • previous degree from a recognized university;
  • visiting student from a college or university (a “Letter of Permission” from the home institution is required);
  • a transfer student from a college or university (at least 24 transferable university-level credits completed);
  • academic mature student category: 21 years of age (or will turn 21 during their first semester) and has a minimum “C” grade in either English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19227 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19227 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4798 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4798 CAD per year during 48 months.

Funding

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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