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  Education, Gender and International Development MA

University College London    IOE, Faculty of Education and Society

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time, 5 years flexible
Education (11) Politics & Government (30) Sociology (33)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Education, Gender and International Development MA programme at UCL. This unique programme delves deep into the gender dimensions of education in low- and middle-income countries, exploring power dynamics and societal influences. Through a blend of on-campus, online, or mixed-mode learning, you will engage with current debates on gender inequalities, femininities, masculinities, and social justice in education. The Department of Education, Practice and Society at UCL offers a rich interdisciplinary environment, fostering high-quality teaching and research. Graduates of this programme have secured roles in prestigious organizations like the United Nations and NGOs, showcasing the programme's strong employability prospects. To qualify, applicants need a second-class Bachelor's degree and relevant work experience in low- or middle-income countries. Join this vibrant learning community to shape a rewarding career in gender, education, and international development.

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The MA Education, Gender and International Development will develop your understanding of the gender dimensions of research, analysis, policy and practice in relation to education in low- and middle-income countries. It will encourage you to consider the relationships and power dynamics between poorer and wealthier regions of the world.

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This programme provides you with the opportunity to follow a course of study unique in the UK. You will explore a range of current issues and debates, including:

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Entry Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to this programme is a second class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. As the academic content on this MA programme is demanding, we are particularly looking for applicants who can demonstrate commitment to, knowledge of and genuine interest in issues relating to gender, education and international development. Applicants will normally have a minimum of six months’ relevant work experience in a low- or middle-income country.


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £12,700
Part-time: £6,350

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £28,100
Part-time: £14,050

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