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Bachelor of Arts - Women's & Gender Studies

Mount Allison University
Canada, New Brunswick, Sackville
Tuition fee CA$20,998 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$19,040), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$350 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$50) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Dormitory fee CA$10,000 per year

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses during the two academic semesters.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, books, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and subject to change.

There is a lot of residence options for you to choose from depending on your needs and preferences. Be sure to find a place close to your campus and easily accessible by regular and frequent public transit.

More information

mta.ca/programs/wgs 

Overview

Women’s and gender studies is an interdisciplinary program that studies social, cultural, economic, and political power using gender as a central focus.

The Women’s and Gender Studies program at Mount Allison teaches with a focus on anti-racism, feminist theory, queer and trans studies, and social justice.

This innovative field is dedicated to developing new research and perspectives. Courses focus on issues of:

  • gender
  • ability
  • religion
  • sexuality
  • race
  • class
  • ethnicity
  • age
  • colonialism

The women’s and gender studies program includes several core courses that provide an introduction to the principles of women’s and gender studies as well as more advanced study of approaches to feminism.

In the first year, you will take Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies, which introduces the core principles of the discipline.

In upper years you will focus on issues of gender, identity, and culture; theories of gender and power in society; gender, science, and research; and contemporary issues in feminism and gender studies.

The interdisciplinary nature of the women’s and gender studies program brings together students from a wide range of disciplines, which promotes diverse and engaging discussions and research opportunities. The program promotes student engagement, with one another as well as with social justice issues, and fosters communication and writing skills.

Career opportunities

Popular career paths for women’s and gender studies graduates include:

  • community support worker
  • human rights advocate
  • public policy analyst
  • crisis program manager
  • community health co-ordinator
  • social worker
  • human resources diversity specialist
  • counsellor
  • market researcher
  • non-profit organization director
  • midwife
  • lawyer
  • teacher
Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022
Apply Now! Winter 2023
Application start
Feb 21, 2022
Application deadline
Oct 31, 2022, 11:59:59 PM
America/Toronto time
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022
Apply Now! Winter 2023
Application start
Feb 21, 2022
Application deadline
Oct 31, 2022, 11:59:59 PM
America/Toronto time
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States