MASTERSTUDIES

28 Masters Programs in Gender Studies

A master's degree is an opportunity to expand and deepen one's education in a particular field after graduating from college. Many professions require a master's degree in a related field, so students with particular career goals should keep this path of study in mind.

 

What is a Master in Gender Studies? This degree educates students about the complex issue of gender in modern society. Each program can have a specific focus, such as law, social work or sociology. However, all gender studies programs share the goal of preparing graduates for meaningful careers responding to societal conceptions of gender. Courses often touch on and incorporate elements of feminist revisionist history, intersectionality theory and politics.

 

Perhaps the most notable advantage to attaining a master's degree in gender studies is the heightened social awareness the curriculum affords students. A working knowledge of gender and the way it operates within society allows students to recognize similar cultural patterns and identify injustice in its many forms.

 

The costs associated with a Master in Gender Studies vary depending on the school's location and size. For the most up-to-date estimates of enrollment and registration costs, contact programs directly through the admissions office.

 

Many students may wonder what a master's degree in gender studies has to offer them in terms of careers. This degree opens the door to a wide range of professions, including continued research and teaching within academic circles, politics and law. As gender awareness rises, more employers seek educated individuals with a firm understanding of gender studies as consultants. Though many people who have not spent time studying gender do not realize it, gender studies is applicable to nearly every field, from media and film studies to health. Gender is everywhere, and graduates of these programs can do valuable work making it more visible to the general public.

 

Gender studies has much to offer, and more and more students are enrolling in programs every day. Use our searchable database of schools to find a program that matches your goals and interests. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

28 Results in Gender Studies Filter

Master's Degree Programme in Gender Studies

University of Turku
MA
Aug 2021
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2 years
20 Jan 2021
English
Campus

The Master's Degree Programme in Gender Studies is built around the interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality, combining social sciences, arts and humanities.

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MSc in Gender Studies - Intersectionality and Change

Linköping University
MSc
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4 semesters
English
Campus

Become an agent for change! This one-of-a-kind master’s program makes you highly skilled in analyzing how social and cultural change can be initiated or sustained by integrati ...

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Master in Gender Studies

University of Lincoln
MA
Sep 2020
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Part-time
English
Campus

The MA Gender Studies offers the opportunity to explore ideas of gender and gain knowledge of contemporary gender issues in a global context, at an advanced level.

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MSc in Conflict, Territories and Identities

Radboud University
MSc
Sep 2020
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Full-time
English
Campus

The MSc in Conflict, Territories, and Identities focuses on the interplay between (inter)national conflicts and the identities and borders in the minds of people. Learn to loo ...

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Master in Gender Studies

University of St Andrews
Master
14 Sep 2020
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Part-time
English
Campus

On the MLitt in Gender Studies, you will explore the theory and history of gender studies. You will develop an interdisciplinary understanding of the ways in which gender is d ...

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MA in Gender Studies

University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law
MA
Sep 2020
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Full-time
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12 months
English (UK)
Campus

Unfortunately, in response to covid-19, this course will be suspended for the academic year 2020/21. If you have an offer for this course, you’ll receive an email about altern ...

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Master in Gender Studies

Utrecht University
MA
Sep 2020
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Part-time
English
Campus

Our Master’s programme in Gender Studies provides you with an interdisciplinary understanding of these tools, as well as advanced analytical skills. You will be trained within ...

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Master in Gendering Practices (120 HEC)

University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Humanities
Master
Sep 2020
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Part-time
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2 years
English
Campus

Do you want to change the world? Do you want to challenge social and cultural norms about gender, ethnicity, sexuality, class, functionality, age? Are you interested in workin ...

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MA in Gender and Peacebuilding

University for Peace
MA
01 Oct 2020
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Full-time
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11 months
English
Campus

The Master of Arts Degree Program in Gender and Peace Building offers critical knowledge and training in gender studies, which is a crucial aspect of any and all peace efforts ...

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Master of Arts in Women & Gender Studies

University of Lethbridge
MA
Sep 2020
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24&nbsp;-&nbsp;48 months
English
Campus

The Department of Women & Gender Studies at the University of Lethbridge offers a dynamic, inter-disciplinary and rigorous Master of Arts in Women & Gender Studies. Ou ...

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MSc/MLitt Gender Studies (Applied)

University of Stirling
MSc
01 Feb 2021
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Part-time
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12&nbsp;-&nbsp;27 months
English
Campus

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 ...

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Master's Degree in Gender Studies

Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Master
Sep 2020
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Part-time
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2 semesters
Spanish
Campus

The Master in Gender Studies lasts for one academic year (60 ECTS), with a compulsory common module (30 ECTS) and the choice of one of the three specialties (30 ECTS).

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MSc in Social Studies of Gender

Lund University
MSc
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2 years
English
Campus

This programme is an interdisciplinary programme in social sciences. You will learn how current feminist theories in dialogue with established academic disciplines have contri ...

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MA Gender and Sexuality

SOAS University of London
MA
28 Sep 2020
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Part-time
English
Campus

The MA Gender and Sexuality at SOAS is a unique programme, its principal aim being to re-focus issues prioritised in western Gender Studies and the study of sexuality on the c ...

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Master's degree in applied research in women's studies, gender and citizenship

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Master
Sep 2020
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Part-time
Spanish
Online

This master focuses on three key areas: gender studies, feminism and citizenship, all core values ​​researchers projects.

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