Entry requirements

2:1 degree in any discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

This distinctive interdisciplinary programme focuses on the theoretical analysis of gender, central to developing the necessary analytical understanding to inform policy making and prepares students for independent research leading to an academic career.

This programme is ideal for students with an upper second or first class honours degree (or equivalent). We will consider applicants with a good first degree in any discipline who have (and can demonstrate) a special interest and/or practical experience in this area.

This programme aims to:

*Give students a thorough understanding of economic and social processes that shape the contemporary global world and their gendered outcomes; a knowledge of how gender is theorised, understood and incorporated into development analysis, practice and policy.
*Be of great intellectual value to any student seeking to understand gender issues in a global and transnational context and those seeking to do further research in this field.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 overall

Fees and funding

LSE Graduate Support Scheme.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 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