There are two options for completing the MA in Gender and Social Justice Studies:
The MA(Thes) program requires:
The MA(Crs) program requires:
- 21 credits of graduate-level courses
- a capping project (GSJ 900); the capping project is a portfolio/synthesizing document that highlights students' learning in the program and that will include:
- a major research paper,
- a field statement,
- a creative project,
- or a policy/program/legal analysis
All GSJ students are required to complete:
- GSJ 501 (Praxis Workshop), which includes a mandatory Community Service-Learning component (see GSJ 501 listing on Graduate Courses page for details).
- GSJ 502 (Research Workshop)
- a minimum of 12 credit courses in GSJ (including the above required courses)
- the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research ethics requirement
Other possible requirements:
- Graduate students who have not taken a course in Feminist Research Methodologies (or the equivalent) will normally be required to take WGS 302 (in addition to their other courses; audit or for credit).
- A theory course may also be required (if adequate coverage was not obtained in the student's first degree).
Note: There is no residence requirement.