Students can declare a minor, major, or honours in the undergraduate women’s studies program. Women’s studies places women’s experiences and knowledge at the centre of critical inquiry. Students in women’s studies courses learn about the ways in which women’s societal position can be transformed. In examining the accomplishments and struggles of women, it considers the complexities of race, class, sexual orientation and ability, from cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspectives.
The Women's Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University in women’s studies provides benefits to graduates who study full or part-time. Completing the undergraduate degree part-time allows professionals (in areas such as nursing, education, addictions services and government) to apply the acquired knowledge and skills in their current place of employment. An undergraduate degree in women’s studies will provide new and developing professionals with a vast knowledge and skill-set to be applied in a variety of careers, some of which may include:
- Social worker or counsellor
- Teacher in elementary or high school
- Instructor or professor in university/college
- Lawyer, specializing in women’s rights, human rights, family law, or other area
- Researcher in a government department
- Project manager in a non-governmental organization (NGO)
- Program coordinator in a women’s center
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- Focus on Women
- Women and Health
- Women and Politics
- Women and Culture
- Psychology of Gender
- Women and Caregiving
- Gender & Society
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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The term used for the Mount’s credit system. 0.5 unit is the equivalent to three semester hours of credit and 1.0 unit is equivalent to six semester hours of credit.
DisciplinesGender & Sexuality Studies Sociology Political Science View 197 other Bachelors in Sociology in Canada
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- In general, secondary school applicants have an average of 70% (5 best scoring academic subjects considered) during their final year of schooling. Applicants looking to transfer from another post-secondary institution must demonstrate an overall GPA of 2.0.
- British System applicants need grades of A, B or C in five subjects, including two A (Advanced) levels or four AS (Advanced Subsidiary) levels and three O (Ordinary) level courses, or the equivalent in Scottish Highers or Welsh Baccalaureate. Program specific requirements also need to be met.
- Mount Saint Vincent University welcomes applicants holding the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma. Students enrolled in the IB program may receive transfer credit for a maximum of five credits for Higher Level IB courses with final grades of five, six or seven upon presentation of the completed diploma.
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International19534 CAD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19534 CAD per module during 48 months.
National8415 CAD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8415 CAD per module during 48 months.
- Nat: (10 courses) $8,415 – $8,833
- Int: (10 courses) $19,534- $19,951
Living costs for Halifax
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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