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  MA Women's Studies (Humanities)


University of York    Centre for Women's Studies

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time; 2 years part time Award winner
Sociology (33)

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Immerse yourself in the world of gender and feminism with the MA in Women's Studies (Humanities) at the University of York. This tailored programme delves into interdisciplinary women's and gender studies through a humanities-informed lens. Explore diverse theoretical and methodological approaches, gaining critical insights into gendered aspects of cultural life and textual enquiry. Engage with prominent academics at the Centre for Women's Studies, known for its international community and interdisciplinary research. The curriculum covers core modules like Feminist Cultural Activism and Feminist Research Methodologies, along with option modules such as Gender and Violence and Feminism and Sexuality. Develop advanced research skills through a 15,000 to 20,000-word dissertation, focusing on humanities-informed methodologies. Entry requirements include a 2:1 or equivalent in a related subject, with consideration for other qualifications. Benefit from a supportive learning environment, access to a dedicated library, and interdisciplinary teaching that fosters a diverse and engaging experience for all students. Embark on a transformative academic journey and pave the way for a rewarding career in advocacy, research, or public relations.

About the course

Think about gender and feminism alongside cultural production.

The MA in Women’s Studies (Humanities) is a tailored programme for those with a particular interest in humanities-informed approaches to interdisciplinary women’s and gender studies.

You'll address a diverse range of theoretical and methodological approaches to women's and gender studies, developing a critical awareness of the gendered aspects of cultural life, representation and textual enquiry. 

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Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent in a related subject.

Applications from those with other qualifications may be considered on their merits. Applications are also welcomed from mature students and those returning to education.

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.

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