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Gender Studies (Middle East and Islamic World) MA


University of Exeter    College of Social Sciences and International Studies

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

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Overview

  • Advanced and critical study of the theory and politics of gender in the Middle East and Islamicate world, with an emphasis on connecting the language of academia with lived lives
  • A flexible programme  which you can tailor to your particular interests and conduct independent research using our unique collections and archival resources
  • Besides the in-depth knowledge of gender issues in the region, our students particularly appreciate the connections our innovative teaching makes with creativity and activism
  • Get involved in a variety of IAIS activities and join our vibrant and creative research community. Our Postgraduate students in gender studies play an active role in various research centres, including Islamic Studies, Palestine, Gulf and Kurdish Studies
  • Your knowledge and expertise in complex political and cultural issues relating to gender and the Middle East will be valued by public and private sector employers and open doors for further academic study

Course content

The MA in Gender Studies (Middle East and Islamic World) will equip you with a solid foundation in core theories and methods necessary for the analysis of Gender Studies at the highest level

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Entry Requirements

For admission to the programme we would normally expect that you hold a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a social sciences or humanities discipline. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.


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