Women's Studies

Explore the concept of gender, and how it has been socially constructed. Research power and the way it is used. Learn feminist theories and how they are applied to research.

Put your education to work

As a Women’s Studies graduate, you'll be prepared for career opportunities in areas such as the civil service, the non-profit sector, and the business world. A degree in Women’s Studies can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or another professional degree such as law, medicine, veterinary medicine, or education.​

Degrees offered

  • BA / BA Honours in Women's Studies
  • Minor in Women's Studies

Degree requirements

BA in Women's Studies
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BA Honours in Women's Studies
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Minor in Women's Studies
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Is Women's Studies just for women?

Our students reflect the cultural diversity they study and are of all ages, ethnicities, socio-cultural backgrounds, genders, sexual identities and beliefs.

Although Women's Studies focuses on women, it is not exclusively for women. Women, men, and non-binary people pursue the program. Whatever your background, gender or interests, you'll find a major in Women's Studies relevant to the current events, issues, work and studies of daily life.

Women's Studies draws from, and contributes to, many academic disciplines including:

  • Sociology
  • Political science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Economics
  • English literature
  • Psychology
  • Religious studies
  • Natural sciences 
  • Arts

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