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Master of Arts in Social Justice Studies Program Regulations

ACADEMIC REGULATIONS

In addition to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Master’s Regulations of this calendar, Social Justice Studies students are also bound by the regulations listed below.

Minimum Satisfactory Academic Standing

All graduate students must obtain a minimum mark of 70% (B) in each half-course. A score of less than 70% will constitute a failure. A failed half-course may be repeated or replaced by another course specified by the supervisor only once. Any students with more than one half-course failure on his/her record must withdraw from the program.

Research Project Supervision and Examination

A research supervisor and a supervisory committee, which will be established by the end of the first term after enrolment, will guide the student. A research project topic should be submitted to the student’s project supervisor by the end of the second term of studies. When completed, the research project will be examined under university regulations (see Faculty of Graduate Studies Master’s Regulations).

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.

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" rel="/Content/Default/Controls/Catalog/TopicTooltip.aspx?pageid=topictooltip&topicgroupid=25062&entitytype=CID&entitycode=Women%27s+Studies+5101&cgid=28&loaduseredits=True">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.