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Gender Studies MLitt

University of St Andrews
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
St Andrews
English
06 September 2021
Application deadline: 11 August 2021
Virtual open day
10/28/2020
Virtual open day
11/11/2020

Program description

Gender Studies MLitt

The MLitt in Gender Studies explores the theory and history of gender studies as well as the ways in which gender interacts with class, race, ethnicity, sexuality, inequality, and power.

What is gender and how does it influence our thinking about concepts such as equality, difference, and justice? On the MLitt in Gender Studies you will explore the theory and history of gender studies and its application to contemporary debates.

Admission requirements

  • A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree. If you studied your first degree outside the UK, see the international entry requirements.
  • English language proficiency.

The MLitt in Gender Studies welcomes applicants from a range of disciplinary backgrounds including, but not limited to:

  • anthropology
  • cultural studies
  • history
  • liberal arts
  • literary studies
  • media studies
  • philosophy
  • politics

The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Compulsory

The MLitt is structured around two compulsory taught modules

Semester 1

  • Gender Theory

Semester 2

  • Interdisciplinary Topics in Gender Studies

Program delivery

Each taught module will use teaching and learning methods appropriate to its aims. These may include seminars, workshops, lectures, tutorials, and independent study.

Tuition fees

For more information about tuition fees, please visit our website.

Scholarships & funding

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

Qualification

In addition to broadening your subject knowledge and applying established techniques of research and enquiry, you will develop and demonstrate essential skills including:

  • critical thinking and creativity
  • analysis and appraisal
  • problem solving and decision making
  • personal leadership and project management
  • interpersonal communication and team working

Career opportunities

The University of St Andrews’ global reputation makes its graduates highly valued by employers. The MLitt in Gender Studies provides subject knowledge and applied skills relevant to a range of career paths; it will be of particular interest if you intend to continue to doctoral research.

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The University of St Andrews is Scotland’s first University. As a 600 year-old institution, we are known across the globe for our world leading quality and depth of research. For six centuries some of the world’s brightest and most promising...


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Why study at University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is situated in a truly beautiful location. Part of a seaside town it is a picturesque and inspirational location to pursue your studies, where you will have the thinking space needed to be your very best. As a smaller university our size is one of our greatest strengths with class sizes allowing for a close and individual learning experience and giving great access and support from your teachers.

Graduates of St Andrews are highly sought after by employers around the world due to our reputation for excellence. A qualification from St Andrews will help you reach your ambitions and kickstart your career.

Consistently ranked as the best student academic experience in the UK by students in the National Student Survey, your time as a student in St Andrews will be unique and rewarding, leaving you with a prestigious qualification, but also memories and connections to treasure for years to come.

Contact info

University of St Andrews

Admissions
St Katharine's West
KY16 9AX St Andrews
Scotland

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https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/

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