Taught course

Gender and Women's Studies and English

Lancaster University · Sociology

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Gender and Women’s Studies and English combines teaching and scholarship in Gender and Women’s Studies and in English Literature. This is a unique MA for students interested in Gender and Women’s Studies who want to pursue literary studies or who have a particular interest in women’s literature or feminist literary theory.

Students take core courses in each of the disciplines and can choose from a range of optional courses in addition to these. This combination is administered from the Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies - one of the largest centres in the UK for feminist research, gender studies and women’s studies.


Compulsory modules:

· Debates in Gender Research

· Gender, Sex and Bodies

· Independent Research Dissertation

Optional modules:

· Choose four from Gender and Women’s Studies and English modules. At least one option should be from English

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7540per year
International students
£16,120 per year


Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

This MA scheme is designed to meet the needs of those who wish to study Gender and Women's Studies and English at an advanced level.

Course contact details

Postgraduate Coordinator
+44 (0)1524 593148