Gender Studies (Applied) MLitt/MSc

University of Stirling    Communications, Media and Culture

Full time & Part time September MSc, PGDip, Other, PGCert 12 months full-time, 27 months part-time Award winner
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Our Gender Studies (Applied) MLitt/MSc programme offers a comprehensive exploration of gender, sexuality, and identity in contemporary, historical, and global contexts. Delivered by passionate specialists, our interdisciplinary curriculum covers fields such as film, media, sociology, and philosophy. Core modules like Understanding Gender and Key Feminist Thinkers provide a solid theoretical foundation, while optional modules allow for specialization in areas like queer theory and contemporary masculinities. With the option to choose between an MLitt or MSc route, you can tailor your studies to your interests and career goals. Our programme also offers research placements and access to seminars and events, ensuring a real-world focus and practical application of your learning. Entry requirements include a minimum second class Honours degree or relevant work experience. Join us and gain in-depth knowledge of gender studies while developing valuable research and analytical skills for a range of sectors.

About the course

Our Masters degree in Gender Studies examines the history, context and development of key debates around gender, sexuality and identity, exploring commonalities and differences in the ways they have played out in a range of contemporary, historical and global cultures.

Developed by specialists who are passionately engaged with gender, feminist and queer issues, the strength of our programme lies in its interdisciplinary curriculum which branches across multiple fields ranging from: film, media and literary studies, sociology, history, philosophy, curation and politics. 

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate work experience are encouraged to apply.

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