University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
65/63 St George Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M5S 2Z9

Women and Gender Studies (Direct Entry)

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Women's Studies
Description The PhD program in Women and Gender Studies has four emphases: gender, sexuality, and queer studies; feminist cultural studies; feminist studies of technology, science, environment, and biomedicine; and transnational political economy and development studies. The offerings bring feminist scholarship to the tasks of challenging and investigating colonial, postcolonial, and transnational contexts. Central themes of the program include global capitalism, nation and state formation, empire, citizenship, diaspora, and cultural flows, all of which are examined through the lenses of diverse feminist scholarship. The program welcomes applications from international students.
Website: Women and Gender Studies (Direct Entry) at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 4] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
In exceptional cases, direct-entry admission is offered to outstanding students with a bachelor’s degree in women and gender studies or a related area, from a recognized university. Direct-entry students must have a cumulative average of A or better. Applicants must also have obtained an average equivalent to an A- or better in their final year of undergraduate study.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: November 25, 2017