Taught course

Gender and Women's Studies

Trinity College Dublin - the University of Dublin · Department for the Centre for Gender and Women's Studies

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have at least an upper second class (2.1) honours Bachelor degree or equivalent (for example, GPA of 3.3) in a relevant area. Since places on the course are limited, applicants may be interviewed or asked to submit a writing sample for assessment.

Applications are made online

Months of entry


Course content

The taught M.Phil. in Gender and Women’s Studies can be studied full-time over one year, or part-time over two years. The programme examines the position and representation of gender in society, past and present. The course is both interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary, drawing on research from across the Humanities and Social Sciences. Students will acquire a deep understanding of the cultural contexts in which theories of gender are produced, performed and negotiated. The programme hones analytical, written and verbal communication skills, providing a solid foundation for a range of careers.

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Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr. Catherine Lawless
+353-1-896 2225