Research course

Gender and Sexuality Studies

UCL - University College London · Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

Applicants need excellent qualifications in a relevant humanities or social science discipline: a first or very good upper second-class (minimum average 65%) Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. We prefer candidates to have a distinction or indication of distinction-level work (e.g. a distinction mark for the dissertation) at Master’s level or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Gender and Sexuality Studies is an inter-faculty programme drawing on the unique breadth of disciplines for which UCL is renowned. The degree is offered by the Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry, and involves staff from the faculties of Arts & Humanities, Social & Historical Sciences, Laws and Built Environment.

Research students can specialise in any aspect of gender or sexuality studies for which suitable supervision is available. Potential supervisors’ disciplinary perspectives are drawn from anthropology, development studies, education, geography, law, literary studies, queer studies, sociology and urban studies.

Qualification and course duration


part time
60 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Professor Ann Varley
+44 (0)20 7679 5519