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MSocSci (Gender Studies) (Coursework)

University of Pretoria
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
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MSocSci (Gender Studies) (Coursework)

  • SOC 751 and GNR 751 or SOC 756 or similar modules in research methodology, gender studies and/or social theory are required.
  • Prospective students may be required to submit an admissions essay or to sit for an examination or to do additional modules to enable them to reach the desired level of study.
  • An acceptable level of proficiency in English or Afrikaans is required.
  • Students with an average between 68% and 70% could be considered for admission under special conditions. Apply to the Program manager.

Admission requirements

  • Honours degree in Anthropology or relevant honours degree
  • A cumulative weighted average of at least 65% for the honours degree
  • Students with a cumulative weighted average of 70% or more for the honours degree will receive preference
  • An admissions essay may be required
  • An entrance/admissions examination may be required

Note: Additional work/modules may be required in order to reach the desired level of competency

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Program content

Final year

Core modules

  • Gender and the politics of knowledge 861
  • Advanced research methodology 812
  • Gender, family and households 861
  • Mini-dissertation: Sociology 895

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


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University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria (UP) is one of Africa’s top universities and the largest contact university in South Africa. We produce socially impactful research to find solutions for the world’s most pressing issues. Being one of the largest research universities...

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University of Pretoria

Cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street
0002 Pretoria
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