Bachelor of Arts - Women's Studies

4 years
22,460 CAD/year
Rolling admission
Rolling admission
University of Northern British Columbia

Program description

You will study women's and gender issues through a multidisciplinary approach that includes anthropology, First Nations studies, history, and environmental studies.

This program focuses on two major themes:

  • Knowledge appreciation and creation by, for, and about women 
  • Gender roles in our society, other cultures, and history 

Learn to think critically about the meaning of gender in society by studying concepts such as literary theory, colonialism, masculinity, globalization, feminism, and justice.

Consider the following four joint majors for increased educational depth and diversity:

  • English/Studies Women's Double Major 
  • First Nations Studies/Studies Women's Double Major 
  • History/Studies Women's Double Major 
  • Women's Studies/Political Science Joint Major

Program structure

Lower Division

  • Introduction to Women's Studies

Upper Division

  • Women and the Contemporary World
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Three of the following:

  • Indigenous Women: Perspectives 
  • History of Feminism
  • Introduction to the History of Gender
  • Topics in Aboriginal Women's Studies
  • Contemporary Women's Literature

Additional Requirement

  • Seven courses (21 credits) selected from the following:
  • Lesbian and Bisexual Lives 
  • Contemporary Feminist Theories
  • Selected Topics
  • Anthropological Perspectives on Inequality 
  • Feminist Perspectives in Anthropology
  • Women and the Economy
  • Women and Environmental Issues
  • First Nations Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Power 
  • Women in Canada
  • Topics in the History of Gender
  • Topics in Women's History
  • Gender and International Studies
  • Women and Health


  • Tuition* 22,460 CAD
  • Student Fees* 1,690 CAD
  • Books* 1,600 CAD

*Tuition, fees and books are subject to change and vary among programs.


Requirements for applicants

  • Meet UNBC's English language requirements
  • Meet the international admission requirements by country or meet the admission with a General Certificate of Education (or equivalent)
  • Complete the required high school course equivalencies outlined in the Domestic tab prior.

About the university

One of Canada's top universities, UNBC is situated in the breathtaking scenery of northern British Columbia.

Excellent undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities are offered by UNBC in the areas of cultures, economics, health, sciences, and the environment. We share the exhilaration of new knowledge with our students and the results of our teaching and research with the world as one of British Columbia's research-intensive institutions. UNBC is a welcome place with a warm, inclusive, and supportive learning environment in addition to cultivating and celebrating academic excellence.

The University of the North by and for the North is UNBC. Our students, alumni, teachers, staff, and the communities we serve all feel a strong sense of ownership, purpose, and adventure as a result of our goal. We are also Canada's Green UniversityTM, paving the road for everyone's future to be more sustainable.


To affect people's lives and communities in the North and around the world while being Canada's top destination university in terms of personal character.


To have an impact on the world today and inspire future leaders.

UNBC's Academic Structure

  1. Faculty of Environment
  2. Faculty of Business and Economics
  3. Faculty of Human and Health Sciences
  4. Faculty of Indigenous Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities
  5. Faculty of Science and Engineering
  6. Division of Medical Sciences

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