University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Gender, Sexuality and the Body

The course examines the relationship between genders and sexualities, and examines the histories of sexualities, their medicalisations and political struggles, as well as more contemporary debates around queer theories; students consider what transsexuality, transgenderism and intersexuality, as well as anthropological studies of '3rd genders', can say about the norms of sexuality people are encouraged to accept.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or 1st class), or an equivalent professional qualification; relevant experience is taken into account where appropriate.

Course modules

Core modules: Researching gender; theorising gender; que(e)ring sexualities; dissertation; optional modules: post-colonial representations; contested bodies; issues in contemporary musicology; 'race', identity and culture in the black Atlantic; identity, ethnicity and 'race' in the luso-hispano world; the regulation of sexuality in Spain and Latin America; contemporary issues in religion and gender.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years

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