University of Sussex

University of Sussex

Sexual Dissidence

This programme is co-convened by the School of English and the School of Global Studies and provides an interdisciplinary programme with a contemporary, global approach. We train students to bring a radical approach to the study of sexuality. The programme provides a firm foundation in queer theory and also allows you to take courses in a wide range of topics, fields, and disciplines. You also attend numerous research and arts events, such as our film club, reading group, and visiting speaker series. This course is associated with the Centre for the Study of Sexual Dissidence.

Entry requirements

A 1st- or upper 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours Degree in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Autumn terms: Critical issues in queer theory and an option from a list that may include: Gender and representation; gendering the postcolonial; queering popular culture; sexuality and creative writing; the politics of gender; the renaissance body. Spring term: Students take global queer and an option from a list that may include gender and representation; gendering the postcolonial; queering popular culture; sexuality and creative writing; the politics of gender; the renaissance body. Summer term: Supervised work on the MA dissertation.

Assessment methods

You are assessed by 4 5,000-word term papers and a dissertation of 15,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time October 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sussex House Brighton BN1 9RH South East

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