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Master's Degree in Gender Studies and Equality Policies

Universidad de La Laguna
2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
San Cristóbal de La Laguna

Program description

Master's Degree in Gender Studies and Equality Policies

The Master in Gender Studies and Equality Policies provides a theoretical framework of basic concepts such relations of power, the gender difference, and cultural discourses that continue to maintain a status quo of inequality and discrimination. 

After learning about the framework students will be able to consider the analysis of the world around them. Students will have the knowledge to refer to mythologies of action to eliminate inequality and create policies that reflect national, European and regional legislative provisions in equal opportunity instances. 

Admission requirements

Admission to the UMGT&EP will be granted to students who have a previous qualification in one of the following fields: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, geography, psycho-pedagogy, history, history of art, sociology, philology, law, economics, philosophy, social work, journalism, primary school teacher, infant school teacher, fine arts, nursing and medicine. The basic contribution of these studies is the specialised intensification of the application of gender perspective in the different studies that offer access to a master’s degree, such as mainstreaming and multi-disciplinary aspects that characterise the trajectory of gender studies

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Tuition fees

90 ECTS (in 2018/2019: 19,92 € for 1ECTS)


Master in Gender Studies and Equality Policies

Continuing studies

The professional opportunities mentioned below are the functions to be carried out by all these professionals: Detect needs in the area of equal opportunities between men and women Programming, planning and implementation of projects dealing with equal opportunities between women and men Monitor and assess different interventions Information, orientation and advice in matters of equal opportunities between women and men. Draw up and issue gender impact reports Co-ordinate professionals from different areas and departments dealing with equal opportunities Propose, design and elaborate studies dealing with equal opportunities Plan actions aimed at promoting the participation of women in all areas of society. Create protocols and action methods to deal with the use of sexist language in all the manifestations of different entities

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Universidad de La Laguna

Universidad de La Laguna

The University of La Laguna has exerted an important role in educational leadership, scientific and cultural Canary Islands during its two centuries of history, promoting the progress of our community and contributing decisively to its modernization. According to this tradition,...

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Universidad de La Laguna

Apartado Postal 456
38200 San Cristóbal de La Laguna

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