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The MA in Gender Studies at Sussex University offers an in-depth exploration of contemporary social issues surrounding gender, feminist and queer theory, and methodology. This programme is perfect for those with a research interest in gender, as well as those pursuing careers where gender plays a significant role. With a strong emphasis on intersectionality and inclusivity, you'll benefit from the expertise of the Centre for Gender Studies and have the opportunity to engage with local women's and LGBT+ groups. The programme is flexible, allowing both full-time and part-time study, with a range of module options to tailor your learning experience. Previous graduates have gone on to successful careers in government, NGOs, journalism, teaching, and diversity work. To be considered for this programme, you should have an upper second-class undergraduate honours degree or above, preferably in a social sciences or humanities subject, although other backgrounds will be taken into consideration. Don't miss the chance to gain a deep understanding of gender issues and make a difference in the world.

About the course

Discuss contemporary social issues, focusing on gender, feminist and queer theory, and methodology.

This course is ideal for you if you: 

  • seek to develop an existing research interest
  • are in a career in which issues of gender play an important role
  • wish to explore a broad range of issues concerning gender.

On this course, you’ll gain a deep understanding of a range of topics, from identity and the social construction of gender, to political aspects of gender and feminist research.

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Entry Requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should be in a social sciences or humanities subject but other backgrounds will be considered. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.




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Scholarships

Deadline
30 September 2022 23:59

Award amount
You receive £3,000, awarded as a tuition fee reduction.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to £3,000

Eligibility

To be eligible, you must:
- Be graduating from Sussex in 2022 with a First Class or Upper Second Class Bachelors degree
- Have accepted an offer of a place on an eligible Masters, either part time or full time, to start in September 2022

Application Procedure

This scholarship is not automatic. Eligible applicants need to register interest in this scholarship through the postgraduate application system when you accept an offer of a place to study. No confirmation will be sent, as the scholarship is awarded automatically to all eligible applicants that register for the scholarship on time.

International students with an offer to study in the University of Sussex Business School will be able to combine this award with the Business School International Masters Award (2022). International students with an offer to study in the school of Engineering & Informatics will be able to combine this award with the Engineering & Informatics International Masters Award (2022).


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Chancellor's Masters Scholarships are available for Masters applicants that have, or expect to achieve a First Class UK Bachelors degree. There are only 100 scholarships available, so there is a competitive application process.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,000, awarded as a tuition fee reduction if you are assessed as 'Home' for tuition fees, or £5,000 if considered 'Overseas'

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

have studied a Bachelors (Hons) at a UK university and hold, or expect to achieve, a First
have accepted an offer of a place on an eligible full time or part time Masters course to start in September 2021

Application Procedure

Complete our scholarship application form after you have received and accepted an offer of a place on an eligible Masters.

As there are limited awards available, applicants are advised to apply as soon as possible as all awards may be allocated before the final application deadline is reached. Priority will be given to applicants that have not already completed a postgraduate qualification.

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email.


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