Master of Arts (MA) French Language and Literature (with thesis): Studies on Women and Gender Program By McGill University |Top Universities

McGill University

Main campus, Montreal, Canada
  • QS World University Rankings
    =27
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Subject Ethnicity, Gender and Diversity
  • Fees(CAD) 21500-
  • Scholarships Yes

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The Graduate Option in Gender and Women's Studies is a multidisciplinary program offered to students who at the same time meet all the requirements of the master's program with thesis of the Department of French-language Literatures. , translation and creation. In addition to the two compulsory courses taken at the Department, students must take a 3-credit course reserved for students in this option. Among the elective courses, students must take two courses of 3 credits each which have been approved by the option and which focus on issues related to gender and feminist research and methodologies. Their thesis must be on a subject explicitly linked to gender or to women's studies.

The first two sessions of the master's program are devoted to schooling, for students enrolled full-time; they must then follow 6 seminars of 3 credits (including FREN 697 ) and prepare their thesis subject ( FREN 696 : 3 credits). Students registered part-time must register for a minimum of two seminars per session.

The student can present a thesis in literary criticism or a thesis in literary writing.

About University

Based in Montreal, McGill University ranks among Canada's most prestigious universities, attracting thousands of international students from over 150 countries every year, and the highest percentage of PhD students of any Canadian research university. McGill University owes its reputation to its 50 research centers and institutes, 400+ programs, rich history and thriving alumni network of 250,000 people around the globe.
Graduates are highly sought after by employers, with the following percentages of graduates in education or employment two years after graduation:

  • 81% of art graduates
  • 95% of engineering graduates
  • 91% of medicine graduates
  • 84% of science graduates
  • 92% of all PhD respondents  


Montreal also came first in the QS Best Student Cities 2017, a ranking of the most student-friendly cities around the world. Both safe and affordable, Montreal is infused with art and different cultures. Of its 3.5 million residents, 800,000 were born overseas and 220,000 are engaged in higher education. Rental costs here are significantly lower than in other major university cities, while many international institutes, pharmaceutical firms, financial companies, and aeronautical firms are based here, providing ample employment opportunities for students.
If, like 32% of McGill University’s graduate students, you are international, you are strongly urged to apply for any scholarships you may be eligible for, including any of these six international fellowships

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