Entry requirements

2:1 in social science or humanities.

Gender; Gender (Research).

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Gender (Research) degree combines a thorough grounding in contemporary theories of gender with advanced training in quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. You will be located in the Gender Institute and take one or two units in LSE's Methodology Institute, which is a base for cross-disciplinary research and teaching in the broad area of social science methodology.

The MSc Gender degree allows students flexibility to choose options up to the value of one and a half full units from a wide range of courses (students may only take options up to the value of one full unit outside the Institute).

MSc Gender (Research) enables you to combine courses in gender with a rigorous training in quantitative and qualitative research methods

Our students go on to work in varied career paths: research and consultancy for government and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in developed and less developed countries, international organisations, personnel work, the legal profession and in education.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 overall

Fees and funding

LSE Graduate Support Scheme; ESRC for Research strand.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations75
Dissertation25 (10000 words)

Course contact details

The Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0) 20 7955 6613