Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Gender and Sexuality Studies

This programme offers students with experience of undergraduate-level study the opportunity to develop their knowledge of gender and sexuality studies and to enhance their independent study skills. Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate are eligible to apply for entry to the MA Gender, Sexuality and Culture/MSc Gender, Sexuality and Society. This course will develop your ability to discuss diverse theories of gender and sexuality and consider how gender and sexuality are represented, and operate, within relevant humanities or social sciences literatures.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree and/or relevant professional experience. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.

Course modules

This programme comprises 2 30-credit modules, 1 based on a taught programme and the other based on independent study, which allows you to work independently on a relevant topic of your choice. Modules: Gender and sexuality: Theories and debates; gender, space and time.

Assessment methods

Gender, Space and Time: 1 piece of coursework of 2000 words (25%) and a 3-hour examination (75%).

Gender and Sexuality: Theories and Debates: coursework only.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Certificate Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
Graduate Certificate Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,975 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
Graduate Certificate Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,975 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
Graduate Certificate Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,975 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
Graduate Certificate Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,975 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
Graduate Certificate Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,975 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
Graduate Certificate Part-time October 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Bloomsbury WC1E 7HX South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of History, Classics and Archaeology
Telephone number: 
020 7631 6268