Research course

Gender Studies

Institution
SOAS University of London · Faculty of Law and Social Science
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

For further details of the requirements and structure of the programme please contact: Dr Gina Heathcote, Research and Admissions Tutor in Gender Studies on gh21@soas.ac.uk

Months of entry

September

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.

The CGS especially invites students to apply with interest in researching gender or gender and sexuality, including sub-specialisms in security; law; migration and diasporas; political movements and coalition building; queer theory; transgender studies; critical race theory; transnational feminism; queer/trans of colour critique; decolonial epistemologies. Projects on any area of gender and sexuality and the study of the Asia, Africa and/or the Middle East and/or their diasporas are welcomed.

Information for international students

For details, including English language requirements, please see SOAS website

Fees and funding

For details of postgraduate fees, please see SOAS website

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Doctoral School Admissions
Email
dsadmissions@soas.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7074 5117