McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Master of Arts Education and Society: Gender and Women's Studies

Teacher helping two students

The M.A. in Education and Society offers students the opportunity to explore educational issues within various societal contexts, encompassing cultural, historical, philosophical, economic, and political factors. Drawing from diverse theoretical frameworks such as philosophy, sociology, and cultural studies, this interdisciplinary program encourages critical inquiry into education's multifaceted nature. This stream in Gender and Women’s Studies allows students to explore learning and research with a gender-based critical lens. Students may choose from two program format options, as outlined below:

Master of Arts Education and Society (Project): Gender and Women's Studies

Within this option, the Master's project must focus primarily on topics related to gender and/or women’s studies, aligning with the program's thematic emphasis.

 

Details from the eCalendar

Master of Arts (M.A.) Education and Society (Non-Thesis): Gender and Women's Studies(45 Credits)

    Offered by:Integrated Studies in Ed
    Degree:Master of Arts

Program Requirement:

The M.A. non-thesis project option - Gender and Women's Studies is an interdisciplinary program for students who meet the degree requirements in a participating unit and wish to earn 6 credits of approved coursework focusing on gender and women's studies, and issues in feminist research and methods. The non-thesis project option consists mainly of coursework, and includes two 6 credit projects. This option is suitable for practitioners interested in professional development with a research and theoretical orientation. The project must be on a topic centrally relating to issues of gender and/or women's studies.

Research Project (12 credits)


  • EDER 633 Project 1 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 634 Project 2 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Required Courses (9 credits)


  • EDEM 609 Critical Perspect Ed Theo&Res 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDEM 690 Research Methods: Theo & Pract 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • WMST 601 Feminist Theories and Methods 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Complementary Courses (15 credits)

12 credits from the following:


  • EDEC 602 Foundations in Curriculum 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDEC 606 Self-Stdy,Autoeth,&Autobcl Res 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDEC 612 Digital Media and Learning 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDEC 617 Special Topics in Ed Studies 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDEC 620 Meanings of Literacy 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDEC 628 Lit-Multiling/Multicult Settgs 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDEC 635 Research Writing 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 606 Philosophy of Moral Education 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 607 Ethics and Values in Education 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 608 Educ Implic of Social Theory 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 609 Educ. & Philosophical Thought 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 614 Sociology of Education 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 615 Intro to PhilosophyofEducation 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 617 Aesthetics and Education 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 622 Studies in Comparative Educ 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 625 Special Topics in Ed Studies 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 626 Theory&Praxis of Cult&Citzshp 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 643 Women, Education&Development 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EDER 649 Educ:Multicultural Societies 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


3 credits chosen from the following, must be either:


  • WMST 602 Feminist Research Symposium 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

or one 3-credit course, at the 500 level or higher, on gender/women's issues.


Elective Courses (9 credits)

9 credits at the 500 level or higher. An elective course can be any course in DISE. If the course is outside the department, the student should consult with the Program Director or Coordinator prior to registering for the course. A maximum of 9 credits outside of DISE is permitted.



    Master of Arts Education and Society (Thesis): Gender and Women's Studies

    Within this option, the Master's thesis must focus primarily on topics related to gender and/or women’s studies, aligning with the program's thematic emphasis.

    Details from the eCalendar

    Master of Arts (M.A.) Education and Society (Thesis): Gender and Women's Studies(45 Credits)

      Offered by:Integrated Studies in Ed
      Degree:Master of Arts

    Program Requirement:

    Thesis Courses (24 credits)


    • EDEM 621 Thesis 1 6 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EDEM 623 Thesis 2 6 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EDEM 699 Thesis 3 12 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer


    Required Courses (9 credits)


    • EDEM 609 Critical Perspect Ed Theo&Res 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EDEM 690 Research Methods: Theo & Pract 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • WMST 601 Feminist Theories and Methods 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer


    Complementary Courses (3 credits)



      3 credits chosen from the following, must be either:


      • WMST 602 Feminist Research Symposium 3 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer


      or one 3-credit course, at the 500, 600, or 700 level on gender/women's issues, chosen in consultation with the Thesis Supervisor or Graduate Program Director.



        Elective Courses (9 credits)

        9 credits at the 500- level or higher, chosen in consultation with the Thesis Supervisor or Graduate Program Director. Maximum 3 credits from outside the Department.



          Have questions? Grad.DISE [at] mcgill.ca (subject: M.A.%20Education%20%26%20Society%20(Thesis)%20G%2FW%20Studies%20Inquiry) (Contact us!)

           

           

          Back to top