Gender Health & Development - Masters Module/Short Course
This module is designed to provide participants with a critical approach to gender and to be able to develop competency in gender sensitive planning and practice in health and social development.
Indicative content will include:
-gender as a social concept
-theoretical perspectives which explain gender differences
-gender, class, ethnicity and age
-gender based violence
-gender effects on health
-gender effects on development
-men and women's health
-gender planning frameworks
-gender sensitive health interventions
Credit Rating: 15 SCOTCAT/5ECTS
Participants of the professional development courses will receive a certificate of attendance from the Institute.
However, participants wishing to gain an award may register for a post graduate certificate. The modules are then taken for credit on a part-time basis each year. A PG Cert requires 60 credits and a post graduate diploma requires 120 credits. If you do a dissertation in addition to the short courses, you will gain 180 credits.
If you register for an award, you can have up to 4 years for a PG Cert, 5 years for a PG Dip and 7 years for a MSc to complete in part-time mode.
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Recipient: Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
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