Master of Arts in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (MA)

Quick Facts

Master of Arts
Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
On campus
Coursework + Options
Faculty of Arts


 Deadlines for
Start dateStudents with Canadian or US credentialsStudents with international credentials
SeptemberJanuary 15thJanuary 15th

All official supporting documents must be received by the deadline.

All official documents must be received by Jan. 31st.

Program contact details

Centre for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
The University of British Columbia
Room 038, Jack Bell Building, 2080 West Mall
British Columbia, V6T 1Z2


Students may elect to take a practicum that will require a criminal record check.

Tuition / Program costs

FeesCanadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / DiplomatInternational
Application Fee$96.50$156.00
Tuition *
Installments per year33
Tuition per installment$1,538.45$2,702.80
Tuition per year$4,615.35$8,108.40
Int. Tuition Award (ITA) per year (if eligible) $3,200.00 (-)
Other Fees and Costs
Student Fees (yearly)$832.00 (approx.)
Costs of living (yearly)starting at $13,561.00 (check cost calculator)
* Regular, full-time tuition. For on-leave, extension, continuing or part time (if applicable) fees see UBC Calendar.
All fees for the year are subject to adjustment and UBC reserves the right to change any fees without notice at any time, including tuition and student fees. In case of a discrepancy between this webpage and the UBC Calendar, the UBC Calendar entry will be held to be correct.


New registrations44   
Total enrolment107   
Due to a change in the way data were recorded in 2012 only a limited data set is available. The program was previously known as Master of Arts in Women's and Gender Studies. Data for the previous program / time are shown below:
New registrations33524
Total enrolment63 97
Master of Arts in Women's and Gender Studies: This program has a graduation rate of 77% based on 13 students admitted between 2003 - 2006. Based on 10 graduating students from the 2003 - 2006 admission cohort the minimum time to completion is 1.66 years and the maximum time is 2.83 years with an average of 2.15 years of study. All calculations exclude leave times.
Admissions data refer to all UBC Vancouver applications, offers, new registrants for each year, May to April [data updated: 19 May 2015]. Enrolment data are based on March 1 snapshots.

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