Taught course

Gender Studies

Institution
University of East Anglia · Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

  • Degree Subject Arts or Humanities
  • Degree Classification Degree Classification UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent

Students for whom English is a Foreign language

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:

  • IELTS: 7.0 (minimum 6.5 in each component)
  • PTE (Pearson): 68 (minimum 62 in each component)

Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.

Other tests, including Cambridge English exams and the Trinity Integrated Skills in English are also accepted by the university. The full list of accepted tests can be found here: Accepted English Language Tests

Months of entry

September

Course content

Be part of a course that explores themes of gender, with a particular focus on ethnicity, sexuality and religion. The course will draw on a range of disciplines, giving you a thorough understanding of gender through a wide variety of approaches.

Structure – The course can either be taught over one-year full-time or two-years part-time. The course will encourage you to be part of the important debates surrounding gender studies as well as feminist research. Also, you will look at the history of gender studies and critical writings about gender giving you a broad scope of the field.

Teaching – You will take part in seminars, tutorials and group discussions as well as being able to bring your ideas together with external partners. Assessment will not require a written examination but rather essays and case study analyses for example. All students will be provided with feedback to ensure continuation of progress and core skills.

Information for international students

Students for whom English is a Foreign language

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:

  • IELTS: 7.0 (minimum 6.5 in each component)
  • PTE (Pearson): 68 (minimum 62 in each component)

Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.

Other tests, including Cambridge English exams and the Trinity Integrated Skills in English are also accepted by the university. The full list of accepted tests can be found here: Accepted English Language Tests

Into University of East Anglia

If you do not meet the academic requirements for this course, you may be able to study one of the International Graduate Diploma programmes offered by our partner INTO UEA. These programmes guarantee progression to selected masters degrees if students achieve the appropriate grade. For more details please click here:

International Graduate Diploma in Political, Social and International Studies

INTO UEA also run pre-sessional courses which can be taken prior to the start of your course. For further information and to see if you qualify please contact intopre-sessional@uea.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Email
enquiries@uea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1603 591515