University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Gender Studies

This course is designed to provide comprehensive and advanced level academic training in social science research in gender studies.

Entry requirements

Generally a good Honours degree (2.1 or above) in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional qualification; relevant work experience may also be considered appropriate; international candidates require evidence of English language proficiency.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Researching gender ; theorising gender; quantitative research methods; qualitative research methods. Optional modules: feminist cultural theory; revisioning histories of modernism (femininity, modernity, representation); feminist criticism and practice in the contemporary visual arts; culture and identity in the later fourteenth century; stage lighting design: theory and practice; language and politics; writing about death in nineteenth-century America; global genders; que(e)rying sexualities; contested bodies; race, gender and nation in the 20th century; childbirth in 17th century England; representing women in medieval literature; critical musicology; gender, globalisation and development; 'race', identity and culture in the black Atlantic.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,875 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions