Gender Studies

What is gender studies?

The gender studies major offers you the opportunity to explore gender in society. It addresses gender and gender relations and practical tools for promoting equality.

In addition to being a discipline in itself, gender studies is an important area of study in disciplines such as literary theory, drama studies, film studies, religious studies, performance theory, art history, anthropology, sociology and psychology.

 

Gender studies at Memorial

Gender studies at Memorial allows students to develop a framework for thinking about power relations connected to social constructions of gender, race, class, sexuality, ability, age and nationality through multiple perspectives and theories.

 

Sample courses and degree map

GNDR 2006 - Genders and Sexualities
GNDR 3001 - Women Writers in the Middle Ages
GNDR 3100 - Gendered Politics of Health

Gender studies degree map

Degree maps are navigational tools, designed to help you make the right choices throughout your Bachelor of Arts degree. They cover information pertaining to your studies, provide study tips, career guidance, suggestions for involvement, advice on go abroad activities and on your well being.

 

Career opportunities

  • Teacher
  • Lawyer
  • Health worker

 

Program Information
Faculty/School:

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department:

Gender Studies

Degree:

Bachelor of Arts

Campus:

St. John's

Honours Option:

No

Co-op Available:

No

Duration:

4 years

Intake:

Fall, winter and spring semesters

Application Deadline:

Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply by:

  • March 1 for fall admission
  • Oct. 1 for winter admission
  • Feb. 1 for spring admission

Supplementary Application:

No


Tuition InformationWebsite

Contact

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