Taught course

Gender, Culture and Society

University of Limerick · Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Primary degree in a relevant discipline with First or Second Class Honours or an approved equivalent qualification (Primary Degree: Level 8 NQAI). Candidates must be proficient in English.

Months of entry


Course content

The aims of this interdisciplinary programme are:

  • To provide students with an advanced understanding of gender as a social and cultural construct.
  • To facilitate a deepening of knowledge regarding current historical, cultural, sociological, and/or political approaches to the study of gender.
  • To enable students to critically evaluate theoretical approaches to gender and sexuality.
  • To support and facilitate independent self-directed learning.
  • To hone students’ intellectual and generic skills in preparation for further academic/and or professional work.
  • To work with students towards developing clear plans for career development and employment.

See more at: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences: Gender, Culture & Society MA

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements.

Please visit: Non-European Applicants for the list of requirements

Fees and funding

UK students
€5912-Full time. Part time: Year 1 €3196, Year 2: €3106
International students
€12884-Full tome. Part time: Year 1: €6996 Year 2: €6776

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment60

Course contact details

Dr Breda Gray
+353 61 234207