Taught course

Gender and Women's Studies

Institution
Lancaster University · Gender and Women's Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in Sociology or Gender and Women’s Studies (or related field).

Months of entry

October

Course content

The MA in Gender and Women’s Studies is a taught postgraduate degree which will deepen your perspectives on gender studies and feminism.

As a student on this programme you will gain a thorough knowledge of the key debates and authors within Gender and Women’s Studies as well as the opportunity to develop specialist interests and key research skills. Core modules will take you through the intellectual traditions, concepts and politics which have shaped the evolution of Women’s Studies inside and outside the academy, and will give you the methodological confidence to do your own research.

Modules

Compulsory modules:

· Debates in Gender Research

· Gender, Sex and Bodies

· Independent Research Dissertation

Optional modules:

Choose four; options may vary from year to year

· Feminist Media and Cultural Studies

· Feminist Technoscience Studies

· Gender and Violence

· Critical Debates in Media and Cultural Studies

· Consumer Society

· Contemporary Debates in Sociology

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7250 per year
International students
£15,500 per year

www.lancaster.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
spgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 593148
Fax
+44 (0)1524 592475