Research course

Gender Studies

SOAS University of London · Faculty of Law and Social Science

Entry requirements

For information regarding the application process, please contact the Research and Admissions Tutor Dr Ruba Salih
Phone: +44 (0)20 7898 4245 Email: Room: 471

Months of entry


Course content

The MPhil/PhD in Gender Studies is a unique programme combining cutting edge theorizing in Gender Studies with the special areas expertise related to Africa, Asia and the Middle East which has been a trademark of SOAS.

The Centre for Gender Studies welcomes applications from research students for our MPhil/PhD programme in all areas of Gender Studies.

The Centre places its emphasis on the acquisition of critical theoretical skills and in-depth regional knowledge across disciplines with specific reference to Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Members of the Centre and current research students work on an exceptionally wide range of topics, both theoretical and empirical. Supervision for research students can be provided across this wide range.

The Centre houses a training programme in Gender Studies for research students the work of which is supported by the organisation of regular Centre seminars.

Fees and funding

Please visit our website for information on funding your studies.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


part time
36 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
020 7898 4700