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This is a unique programme, its principal aim being to re-focus issues prioritised in western Gender Studies and Legal Theory on the complex specificities of Asia, Africa
MA Gender Studies and Law
Programme Code: PGTF0038/PGTP0057/PGTP0058
Duration: One calendar year (full-time). Two or three years (part-time, daytime only)
Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class (II.1) or above honours degree (or equivalent)
Start of programme: September intake only
Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time
Who is this programme for?:
The MA Gender Studies and Law at SOAS caters for students with a variety of backgrounds and objectives:
those coming from Women’s Studies or Gender Studies who wish to engage more deeply with gender theory in relation to regional specialisation and to connect this with legal knowledge, especially, but not exclusively, the societies of Asia, Africa and the Middle East;
those coming from Asian, African or Middle Eastern Studies who wish to incorporate the study of gender and law into their own areas of expertise; and
those having previously trained in particular disciplines, such as Anthropology, Comparative Literature, Cultural and Media Studies, History, Politics, Religious Studies, Sociology, Refugee/Diaspora Studies etc.