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Specialization in Women's Studies

Women's Studies Graduate Specialization Regulation

Thesis/Research Paper/Project

The Specialization in Women's Studies consists of one full-year core course - Women's Studies 5101 - Theory and Method in Women's Studies and a thesis or major research paper/project.

The thesis or major research paper/project must incorporate feminist scholarship. Students must have a supervisor who is approved as a core faculty member in Women's Studies. The proposed topic must be approved by representatives of both the primary Department and the Women's Studies Graduate Committee. If deemed appropriate, there may be joint supervision by a member of the student's academic unit and a person named by the Women's Studies Graduate Committee.


Coursework Option

Students in the coursework option do not require a supervisor, and should refer to the requirements in the collaborating units.


The following Specialization in Women's Studies programs are offered:
Each program is marked with a TB, O or W designation to distinguish where each program is available. (TB = Thunder Bay campus, O = Orillia campus, W = online)

Master of Education (Specialization in Women's Studies) (Course Route) (TB)
Master of Education (Specialization in Women's Studies) (Portfolio Route) (TB)
Master of Education (Specialization in Women's Studies) (Thesis Route) (TB)
Master of Arts in English (Specialization in Women's Studies) (Thesis Option) (TB)
Master of Arts in English (Specialization in Women's Studies) (Research-Project Option) (TB)
Master of Arts in English (Specialization in Women's Studies) (Creative-Project Option) (TB)
Master of Arts in English (Specialization in Women's Studies) (Course-work Option) (TB)
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (Specialization in Women's Studies) (TB)
Master of Science in Psychological Science (Specialization in Women's Studies) (TB)
MA Social Justice Studies with a Specialization in Women's Studies - Creative Project Stream (TB)
MA Social Justice Studies with a Specialization in Women's Studies - Course Work Stream (TB)
MA Social Justice Studies with a Specialization in Women's Studies - Research Stream (TB)
MA Social Justice Studies with a Specialization in Women's Studies - Practicum Stream (TB)
Master of Social Work (Specialization in Women's Studies)(Project Track) (TB)
Master of Social Work (Specialization in Women's Studies) (Thesis Track) (TB)
Master of Arts in Sociology (Specialization in Women's Studies)(Research Paper Program) (TB)
Master of Arts in Sociology (Specialization in Women Studies) (Thesis Program) (TB)