Master of Science in Gender Studies in Europe

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Gender Studies

The Master of Science, or MSc, is an academic degree awarded to those who effectively complete about two years of intensive study on a given topic. Many MSc courses offer a combination of classroom and research-based curriculum.

Gender studies is a focus in anthropology or sociology that is concerned with identity issues related to sexuality and biological sex. Students can expect to take courses in contemporary gender discourse while exploring correlative topics, such as biology and literature.

Europe, one of the world's seven continents, is usually known as the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. Second smallest continent, with 10,180,000 (km2), the area regroups 50 countries.

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Master of Science (MSc) in Sociology: Gender, Sexuality & Society

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

In the Gender, Sexuality and Society Master’s programme, you will examine differences in groups of men, groups of women, and differences between these groups. This will be placed in a broader perspective of social identities, political power and processes of exclusion and inclusion. [+]

In the Gender, Sexuality and Society Master’s programme, you will examine differences in groups of men, groups of women, and differences between these groups. This will be placed in a broader perspective of social identities, political power and processes of exclusion and inclusion.

It is generally accepted that differences between rich and poor, young and old, between skin colours, or between Christians and Muslims are undeniable factors in people’s lives. Functioning as a woman or a man, with particular sexual orientations, holds comparable significance. Gender, Sexuality and Society are devoted to enhancing our understanding of the differences among groups of women and groups of men, as well as between women and men. In an era of globalisation and transnational migration, we see that new sexual acts and practices emerge within the fragmenting cultural landscapes of gender, sex, class and nationality.... [-]


MSc in Social Studies of Gender

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Lund

With the skills in social science and gender analysis, you gain through this programme, you will be able to formulate and analyse interconnections between theory and practice concerning gender, class, ethnicity and sexuality. [+]

Programme overview

The Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender is an interdisciplinary social science Master’s programme that aims to provide you with the core elements through which current gender theories and research, in dialogue with established academic disciplines, have contributed to the understanding of broader social processes. The major objective of the programme is to improve your ability to critically examine, evaluate and discuss the field's most important theoretical perspectives and research results. With these skills in social science and gender analysis, you will be able to formulate and analyse interconnections between theory and practice concerning gender, class, ethnicity and sexuality.... [-]


MSSc in Gender Studies - Intersectionality and Change

Linköping University
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Sweden Linköping

The programme focusses on intersectional gender, i.e. gender and its interplay with other social categorisations and power differentials such as ethnicity, class, nationality, sexuality, age, and (dis)ability. [+]

The programme focusses on intersectional gender, i.e. gender and its interplay with other social categorisations and power differentials such as ethnicity, class, nationality, sexuality, age, and (dis)ability.

The programme is offered as a one‑year option, 60 credits, or a two-year option, 120 credits. This is a full-time programme that gives you the opportunity to explore how processes of social and cultural change can be initiated or sustained by integrating a critical understanding of intersectional gender, by counteracting multiple inequalities and processes of discrimination and by other kinds of transformative work. You will learn how to actively change, develop and challenge existing norms and structures.... [-]


MSc/MLitt in Gender Studies (Applied)

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 27 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Our Master's degree examines the history, context and development of key feminist debates, exploring commonalities and differences in the ways they have played out in a range of contemporary, historical and global cultures. This interdisciplinary course has been developed by specialists who are passionately engaged with gender, feminist and queer issues. [+]

Overview

Our Master's degree examines the history, context and development of key feminist debates, exploring commonalities and differences in the ways they have played out in a range of contemporary, historical and global cultures. This interdisciplinary course has been developed by specialists who are passionately engaged with gender, feminist and queer issues.

Through core modules like Understanding Gender, Feminist Research and Key Feminist Thinkers, you’ll explore a range of theoretical and methodological approaches for studying gender. You’ll also delve into the ways in which academic debate informs, is shaped by and is at times distanced from how gender actually ‘works’ in real-world contexts.... [-]