Programs

Undergraduate

Joint Honours in Criminology and Women's Studies

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Joint Honours in Women's Studies and Political Science

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Major in Women's Studies

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Minor in Women's Studies

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Joint Honours in Women's Studies and Sociology

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Finance your Studies

Financial Aid and Awards Office

Please visit the Website of the Financial Aid and Awards Service for information on undergraduate scholarships and bursaries, financial assistance and the Work-Study Program.

Scholarships Offered by the Faculty
  • Ann B. and Joan C. Denis Scholarship in Women's Studies and Social Sciences
  • Catherine and Jean-Pierre Soublière Scholarship in Women's Studies
  • Constance Jones Scholarship in Women's Studies, sponsored by the Canadian Federation of University Women - Ottawa
  • Ruth Bell Centennial Scholarship
  • Women's Studies Scholarship

Graduate

MA (with or without thesis) in women's studies

An MA in women’s studies allows students to gain expertise in dynamic new interdisciplinary fields like transnational feminism, queer and antiracist theories, masculinities, and (dis)ability and trans studies. Students can participate in seminars and community events where diversity and collaborative activism are encouraged and valued, and also gain specialized knowledge and skills that are invaluable in today’s job market. Graduate students in our programs have the opportunity to work with interesting and engaging professors who are well-known experts in their fields. Many of our graduates have gone on to work in a wide variety of fulfilling jobs in academic, government, professional, nonprofit and other organizations.

Deadline: January 15th

Note: Based on availability in the program, strong applications will continue to be examined and admission scholarships are available for all eligible candidates.

Collaborative program (specialization) in women's studies at the master's level

The Collaborative Program in Feminist and Gender's Studies at the Master's level is designed for students from selected disciplines in the Arts, Education, Health Sciences, Law, Social Sciences Faculties and Counseling and Spirituality (Saint Paul University) who have an interest in Women's Studies.

The 16 participating disciplines in the Collaborative Program are: Counselling and Spirituality (Saint Paul University), Criminology, Education, English, Globalization and International Development, History, Human Kinetics, Law, Lettres françaises, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Administration, Religious Studies, and Sociology.

Note: Please consult the primary units’ website for the deadline to submit an application for admission.

PhD in women's studies

A PhD in women’s studies at the University of Ottawa allows students to gain high-level expertise in dynamic new interdisciplinary fields like transnational feminism, queer and antiracist theories, masculinities, and (dis)ability and trans studies. Graduate students in our programs have the opportunity to work with engaging professors who are well known experts in their fields. Students gain specialized knowledge and skills that are invaluable in today’s job market. Many of our graduates have gone on to work in a wide variety of fulfilling jobs, in academic, government, professional, non-profit and other organizations.

Deadline: January 15th

Note: Based on availability in the program, strong applications will continue to be examined and admission scholarships are available for all eligible candidates.

Graduate Student Handbook

Master's of Arts in Women's Studies

MA with Thesis

MA with Major Research Paper

Collaborative Master’s Program in Women’s Studies

PhD in Women's Studies

Academic Regulations

Finance your Studies
Scholarships Offered by the Faculty
  • Catherine and Jean-Pierre Soublière Scholarship in Women's Studies
  • Institute of Women's Studies Scholarship in International Development and Gender Issues
  • Monique Lortie-Lussier Scholarship
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