Taught course

Gender and Women's Studies MA

Lancaster University · Gender and Women's Studies

Visit the institution website for COVID‑19 updates

Entry requirements

A 2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) in Sociology, Gender and Women’s Studies or related field.

Months of entry


Course content

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

You will have the opportunity to 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 aim to 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 greater methodological confidence to do your own research.

Information for international students

IETLS: Overall score of at leat 7.0, with no individual element below 6.0

We consider tests from other providers, which can be found here on our English language requirements page.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Sociology Postgraduate Coordinator
+44 (0)1524 593148