SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Gender Studies

This programme refocuses issues of Western Gender Studies on the complex specificities of Asia, Africa and the Middle East; it offers the specialised study of gender in relation to Asian, African and Middle Eastern cultures, together with rigorous training in and questioning of contemporary gender theory.

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: gender theory and the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East; dissertation in gender studies. Optional modules: childhood, politics and law; gender in the Middle East 1 and 2; queer politics in Asia, Africa and the Middle East; gendering migration and diasporas; gender and development; issues in the anthropology of gender; feminist legal theory; critical theory and the study of religions; migration, gender and the law in South East Asia and beyond; gender, armed conflict and international law; imagining Pakistan: culture, politics, gender (MA); historical perspectives on gender in Africa; gender and music (MMus); gender and Christianity; Judaism and gender; genders and sexualities in South East Asian film; Arabic women's writing: theories and practices.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,215 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

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