Entry requirements

UK Lower Class Honours (2:2) or equivalent degree in an essay-based subject.

Professional experience as a gender advisor or in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion may also be required.

Months of entry


Course content

Studying this interdisciplinary degree closely aligned with our Gender Institute and our Department of Geography means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts specialised in gender research and geography. Our Department of Geography was ranked 5th in the UK for research excellence in the most recent REF2021 assessment.

MSc Gender Studies is a unique interdisciplinary degree that provides you with critical, advanced knowledge of gender research, theory and practice, based in contemporary intersectional gender and sexuality studies, while also allowing you to develop specialist knowledge in your chosen subject area.

You’ll have close contact with the academic staff teaching on the course and you’ll receive individual support from your personal tutor from the gender studies teaching team whilst being able to tailor your degree to your interests. Optional modules will cover a range of topics such as global challenges in the present and future, sustainability, justice and development, and research methods.

Through the MSc Gender Studies & Global Futures you’ll:

  • Gain a critical awareness of gender activism
  • Study general gender studies modules and specialise in your subject of choice
  • Learn about gender, geography and global challenges while gaining research skills tailored to your interests and future projects

Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Gender Studies Postgraduate Admissions