Taught course

Gender and Women's Studies and Sociology

Institution
Lancaster University · Sociology
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry

October

Course content

This MA scheme is ideal for those who wish to study Gender and Women’s Studies in combination with empirical and theoretical developments in Sociology at an advanced level, and particularly suitable for those interested in social research and/or feminist sociological 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 and part of one of the most highly regarded Sociology departments in the UK.

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

· Capitalism and Crisis

· Debates in Feminist Research

· Gender, Sex and Bodies

· Feminist Media and Cultural Studies

· Feminist Technoscience Studies

· Mobilities, Society and Change

· Social and Cultural Theory

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

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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