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  Applied Gender Studies MSc


University of Strathclyde    Department of Journalism

Full time & Part time September MSc 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time
Sociology (33)

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Are you passionate about gender equality and want to make a difference in society? Then our Applied Gender Studies MSc programme is perfect for you! This interdisciplinary course will equip you with the analytical and practical skills needed to critically engage with contemporary gender issues. You'll explore concepts such as gender theory, feminist theory, and queer theory, and have the opportunity to work on a research project with external organisations in the feminist third sector. With entry requirements including a relevant degree or relevant experience, this programme is ideal for those looking to pursue careers in the charitable, education, government, or civil service sectors. Join us and be part of the movement for gender equality!

About the course

If you wish to pursue a career in the charitable, education, government or civil service or the heritage sectors then this course is ideally suited to you. It will also appeal to those who may already be working within an organisation with a strong interest in gender in society.

For those who are interested in pursuing a more research-focused option the MSc Applied Gender Studies can also be taken as a Research Methods route. This allows graduates to meet the criteria for ESRC funding, an important factor if you plan to go on to PhD study in the Social Sciences.

By completing this course you will develop the analytical and practical skills necessary to engage critically with contemporary gender issues including:

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Entry Requirements

First- or second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in a relevant discipline, usually in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Applicants with relevant experience (paid or voluntary) in feminist, queer or equalities work will also be considered.

Supporting references: academic references where possible, but for students applying from a professional background, professional references are appropriate.




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