Master of Social Sciences in Social Science Research - Gender Studies

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The Master of Social Sciences in Social Science Research - Gender Studies is an exciting programme that delves into the analysis of inequalities and the promotion of justice. Through critical thinking, you will explore the intersections of gender, sexuality, and race on a global scale. This interdisciplinary programme combines social sciences, humanities, and arts to expand your knowledge in these areas. You will gain theoretical and methodological tools to understand how gender, sexuality, and racialisation shape societies and cultures. With a focus on feminist, queer, trans, and antiracist studies, you will be equipped to tackle inequalities in various contexts. A bachelor's degree and proficiency in English are required for admission.

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Think critically. Scrutinize gender, sexuality and race locally and globally. Advance policies for equal society.

Gender Studies provides you with advanced training in the field of gender studies. This specialisation gathers students and faculty broadly from social sciences, humanities and arts to develop innovative ways of expanding knowledge on gender, sexuality and racialisation in local, historical, cross-cultural and transnational contexts.

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Entry Requirements

Bachelor’s degree - nationally recognized first cycle degree*
which corresponds to at least 180 ECTS (European credits) or to three years of full-time study
from a relevant field for the Master’s degree programme that you’re applying to
from an recognised institution of higher education
The Bachelor’s degree completed in a university outside Finland must provide eligibility for university-level master’s degree studies in the country in which it was awarded.
AND a good command of the English language for academic purposes. For more information, please see Language requirements.

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