Gender and Women’s Studies (BA) at University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia
Bachelors (BA)

3-4 years
Full time,

Course description:

Learn about the world and our place in it through a deeper understanding of sexuality, femininity, embodiment, and social justice. This dynamic program draws from across the humanities, social sciences, and cultural studies. Gender and Women’s Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study focusing on the historical and contemporary role of gender in global cultures. Part of the Community, Culture, and Global Studies (CCGS) academic unit, this program encourages you to engage in critical thought, challenge stereotypes, and contribute to social change. Courses draw on theoretical analysis, research, history, and literary sources to examine gender issues and the experiences of women

School Department:

Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at University of British Columbia

Entry Requirements:

General admission requirements 

• Graduation from a university-preparatory program at a senior secondary school: Baccalauréat Général/Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement du second degré. Certificates must be official. Photocopies are acceptable if certified by school principal, head, or counsellor. Notarized copies are not acceptable.

• Admission average calculated on final year academic courses/exams: Grades required for admission will vary by program, but based on the France grading scale, the minimum average needed to fall within the competitive range is approximately 11 out of 20.

Degree-specific requirements: Arts
No specific courses required beyond those needed for general admission

English-language requirements
English is the language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students must demonstrate English-language competency prior to admission. There are numerous ways to meet the English Language Admission Standard.


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