Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2006/2007)
24 Regulations Governing the Degree of Master of Women's Studies
  • Associate Professor and Coordinator
  • J. Guthrie

The degree of Master of Women's Studies is designed for students from any discipline who have an appropriate background in Women's Studies. The objectives of the program are:

to provide students with advanced courses in a broad range of Women's Studies specialties and particularly in Women's Studies theories and methods; to equip students with the practical, theoretical and methodological skills to carry out independent research at the master's level; and to foster interdisciplinary approaches to the study of women.

The program is administered by the Women's Studies Graduate Committee, the members of which are appointed by the Dean of Arts on the advice of the Women's Studies Council. The members of the Graduate Committee are drawn from faculty teaching in the Women's Studies Program.

The Graduate Coordinator, on behalf of the Women's Studies Graduate Committee, makes recommendations to the Dean of Graduate Studies concerning admission, and financial support for students, and administers all other matters pertaining to the graduate program.

24.1 Master of Women's Studies Degree

The degree of Master of Women's Studies is offered by full- or part-time study. Candidates may choose a thesis or non-thesis (project or internship) program. The program draws scholarly participation from faculty members in a range of academic disciplines within the School of Graduate Studies.