University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Gender History

This programme explores aspects of gender history from the classical and early medieval period to the contemporary era, focusing not only on Britain and Europe but also other areas of the non-western world such as East Asia.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st Class or 2.1 Honours degree at undergraduate level or the international equivalent in a relevant discipline is normally required; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Course modules

Approaches to gender history; historical methodology; historical research: skills and sources; medieval men and masculinities; women in medieval Europe c1000�c1500; the material culture of gender in 18th century Britain; gender, crime and deviancy: Britain c1860�1960; medicine, science and society in late medieval and renaissance Italy; medicine and society in modern Britain; Shakespeare�s sister: archival research and the politics of the canon.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,050 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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