Master's Degree in Gender Studies in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia

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Gender Studies

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Gender studies programs often present a holistic exploration of human sexuality issues. Students in the subject might learn about the way various cultures approach the concept of gender while examining life sciences issues, such as reproduction and human genetics.

Saudi Arabia is one of two countries named for their royal families, along with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. There are quite a few jobs for expatriates in Saudi Arabia. It's recommended to learn how to read Arabic, basic tajweed, and some basic speaking skills before you come.

As the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh is the heart of the kingdom. Having a population well over 5 million people, Riyadh has 15 districts, having different amazing architectural landmark attractions in the world. The industrial section is to the North-East and Eastern part of the city.

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Master of Women's Studies

Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University
Campus Full time 4 - 8 semesters September 2019 Saudi Arabia Riyadh

Over recent years, the status of Saudi women has witnessed a notable development and the Saudi Leadership has strongly supported women by taking several decisions and issuing directives that aim to empower women in accordance with the national identity and Islamic values. [+]

Introduction

Over recent years, the status of Saudi women has witnessed a notable development and the Saudi Leadership has strongly supported women by taking several decisions and issuing directives that aim to empower women in accordance with the national identity and Islamic values. In accordance with the Kingdom's Vision 2030, women began to play an influential role in the future of Saudi Arabia. They are given, nowadays, the opportunity to effectively participate in the Kingdom’s sustainable development. As a result of these developments, women have gained many benefits and have been allowed to enter new areas of work in various sectors. Saudi women issues and their participation in the Kingdom’s development has become a top priority for many of the official authorities and the concerned parties. On the other hand, universities and research centers are now focusing on women issues as an important field of research and studies where issues related to family and society can be explored and investigated. Being a university for females, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University seeks to serve women's issues through its vision and strategic goals in accordance with its role and field of work. Thus, the main aim of the "Women’s Studies" program is to study women's issues and needs. This, in turn, will empower women’s status and strengthen their role in the Kingdom’s development. It will also enable the decision makers to plan properly and adopt a development policy according to actual needs. ... [-]