Taught course

Gender and Women's Studies and Sociology

Lancaster University · Sociology

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry


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.


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
£7540 per year
International students
£16120 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 Sociology at an advanced level.

Course contact details

Postgraduate Coordinator
+44 (0)1524 593148