Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Gender and Women's Studies

As a student on this programme you will gain a thorough knowledge of the key debates and authors within gender and women's studies as well as the opportunity to develop specialist interests and key research skills. Core modules will take you through the intellectual traditions, concepts and politics which have shaped the evolution of women's studies inside and outside the academy, and will give you the methodological confidence to do your own research.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in sociology or gender and women's studies (or related field). Students whose 1st language is not English require evidence of proficiency in the English language: IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Debates in feminist research; gender, sex and bodies; independent research dissertation. Option modules include: Feminist media and cultural studies; feminist technoscience studies; gender and violence; key thinkers in feminist poststructuralist thought; critical debates in media and cultural studies; consumer society; contemporary debates in sociology.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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