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A creative tree made up of a giant brown hand print as the trunk and a number of smaller hands in multiple colours as the leaves

Gender & Women's Studies

Gender is everywhere, influencing human behaviour and interactions, as well as social institutions. In this program you will explore a broad range of feminist perspectives on health, history, popular culture, law, the environment, social policy, and globalization. Develop an interdisciplinary understanding of gender relations as they interact with sexuality, race, class, age, and ability in local and global contexts. Study with leading scholars and innovative teachers, and engage with research and ideas that make social change. Study your passion while learning skills transferrable to everyday life and a full range of careers.

Degree Type

  • B.A.
  • B.A. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Learn from some of the foremost scholars in the country who are also inspiring teachers and active participants in research, education, and advocacy on a range of critical social issues
  • Select courses from a range of exciting offerings and disciplines that develop general and specialized knowledge
  • Enhance your skills and gain hands-on experience through community-based education opportunities

Popular Courses

Career Paths

  • Lawyer
  • Policy Advisor
  • Community Development Worker
  • Social Worker
  • Counsellor
  • Healthcare Professional
  • Equity Advisor
  • Human Rights Advocate
  • Journalist
  • Teacher