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Women's Studies (MA)

  • Part time available
  • £1668 per 60 credit component
  • September, January
  • c. 3 years part-time
  • MA

Course Description

Course Structure
Postgraduate Certificate in Women’s Studies 60 credits:

Contemporary Women’s Studies YSE4201 (20credits)
Welsh Women’s History YSE4207 (20 credits)
Researching Women’s Lives YSE4202 (20 credits)
Postgraduate Diploma in Women’s Studies 120 credits:

Contemporary Women’s Studies YSE4201 (20 credits)
Welsh Women’s History YSE4207 (20 credits)
Researching Women’s Lives YSE4202 (20 credits)
AND 2 of the following:

Writing Women YSE4206 (15 credits) and Women and the Arts YSE4208 (15 credits)
Women in Practice YSE4218(30 credits optional)
Independent Study YSE & YCE 4211 (30 credits)
MA Women’s Studies 180 credits:

120 credits from above AND
Dissertation YSE/YCE 4212 (60 credits) / core (update)
In order to achieve a postgraduate certificate (60 credits), students must complete the first 3 core modules; this will normally be done in one year of part-time study. For a postgraduate diploma (120 credits), students complete the three core modules and two optional ones, normally over two years. To gain a masters’ degree, students must pass the diploma and also produce a dissertation of 15,000- 20,000 words (60 credits). This is normally done in the third year of study.

Studying Individual Modules
Please note that students may opt to enrol on single modules, the three certificate modules or the whole degree.

Modules
Core modules:

- Contemporary Women’s Studies

- Welsh Women’s History

- Research Methods

Optional modules:

Choose 2 of the following 30 credit options.

- Women in Practice (30 credits)

- Women, Film and Popular Culture (15 credits)

AND (to form the 30 credit option)

- Writing Women (15 credits)

- Independent Study (30 credits)

Visit the Women's Studies (MA) page on the Bangor University website for more details!

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125th Anniversary Scholarships - 20+ Awards

125th Anniversary Research Scholarships£5M investment for up to 125 research studentships and bursaries from Sept ‘09To celebrate our 125th anniversary, Bangor University is launching a five year programme of postgraduate expansion. This starts in 2009-10 when we will invest around £5M in up to 125 research studentships and bursaries, with further expansion and more opportunities to apply for in the future. The new Scholarships scheme offers opportunities to the very best students to work with our leading academics and rising stars across each of our six Colleges: Arts & Humanities
Business, Social Sciences & Law
Education and Lifelong Learning
Natural Sciences
Health & Behavioural Sciences
Physical & Applied SciencesThe majority of the Bangor 125th Anniversary Scholarships will be fully-funded studentships, covering all fees for three years plus an annual maintenance allowance. A number of research studentships will specifically be available for outstanding international students. In addition, there are a large number of Bursary awards worth £6,500 a year and a variety of targeted awards.For further information, and to register your interest at the earliest opportunity, follow the web link below.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Fully-funded research studentships + maintenance allowance

Eligibility

The new Scholarships scheme offers opportunities to the very best students to work with our leading academics and rising stars across each of our six Colleges.

Application Procedure

Initially, follow the web link below to register your interest. Further information will be sent directly.

Further Information

http://www.bangor.ac.uk/scholarships/



Entry Requirements

Anyone with an undergraduate degree or equivalent in any subject may apply. We also welcome applications from anyone over 25 who can demonstrate from life experiences their suitability for the programme and give some evidence of ability to study at this level.Although it is not compulsory to have completed a degree we do feel it would be of benefit to those embarking on a Postgraduate programme. We also take professional and personal experience into account, and consider all students on merit. Prospective students will be asked to complete an application form and attend an interview.

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