M.A. Gender Studies

Central European University (CEU) | Budapest, Hungary
This intensive program is aimed at students with some background in gender studies or a related field. It provides them with expertise in gender theory and scholarship and encourages critical analyses of gender in relation to ethnicity, culture, nation, sexuality, and class. Students pursue interdisciplinary coursework in related fields of the social sciences, humanities, and policy studies. The program culminates in a research thesis on a topic that fits the studentís interests.
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Description of Gender Studies

The program offers a comprehensive focus of study for students with a first degree in a traditional discipline and some prior knowledge in gender analysis. Students undertake coursework in an interdisciplinary range of mandatory and elective classes that examine gender in symbolic, social and theoretical terms. Coursework is followed by an independent, original research componentóa Master's thesis written under the supervision of two faculty members. Fellowships and tuition waivers are available.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline February 4, 2016
Tuition fee
  • EUR 12000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 12000 Year (EEA)

Generous financial aid packages available

Start date September  2016
Credits (ECTS) 72 ECTS
Credits 36 CEU
Duration full-time 10 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Courses Include:

  • Foundations of Gender Studies II
  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Writing Part I
  • Academic Writing Part II - Thesis Developments
  • Academic Writing Part II Ė Thesis Development

Requirements for Gender Studies

General Admissions Requirements
  • Complete online application:
  • www.ceu.edu/apply
  • P roof of English proficiency
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum vitae
Entry Requirements for the masterís programs
  • General CEU admissions requirements
  • BA degree (four-year BA for one-year program)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Some knowledge of gender or feminist scholarship

Work Experience for Gender Studies

No work experience is required.

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