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.
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- 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
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Ongoin admission for the Powell River campus
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
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International19227 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19227 CAD per year during 48 months.
National4798 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4798 CAD per year 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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.