Gender, Sexuality and Culture, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15500
    Tuition (Year)
    7700
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
The University of Manchester ,
The Master of Arts in Gender, Sexuality and Culture offered by The University of Manchester is a highly interdisciplinary programme that will: Introduce new approaches to gender studies and sexuality studies as a theoretical, social, cultural, political and historical field of investigation; challenge current understandings of gender and sexuality by interrogating cultural identities, such as queer, homosexual, gay, straight, bisexual, transgendered; examine cultural production and cultural theory in relating to other power systems, such as race, ethnicity and class; and offer training in research methods.
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About

Students in the Master of Arts in Gender, Sexuality and Culture programme offered by The University of Manchester programme have gone on to take up a diverse range of careers in both the public and private sectors. Some have gone on to pursue postgraduate research, and several have taken up jobs as teachers.

This approach is unique within the UK as it brings together scholars who offer options in a range of academic disciplines, including English and American Studies, Art History or Visual Culture, History, Modern Language, Religions and Theology, History of Medicine, Sociology, Social Anthropology, and others. The research culture of the University of Manchester is unusually rich for the study of gender and sexuality, and many departments with offerings in this area are ranked 5 or 5*. Based in the Centre for the Study of Sexuality and Culture, graduate students can take advantage of the stimulating research environment with regular seminar series such as "Gender, Sexuality and Culture: New Exchanges" and conferences.

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Gender, Sexuality and Culture
  • Art in the Time of Proust
  • Reading the Contemporary
  • Queer Cinema and Beyond
  • Modernism and its Margins
  • Postcolonial Literatures, Genres and Theories

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

Full entry requirements

Academic entry qualification overview:

For the MA, a First or Upper Second class honours degree or overseas equivalent, in any area of the humanities or social sciences.

English language: Students whose first language is not English are required to hold IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 623 paper based (with a minimum score on Test of Written English of 5,0) or 263 computer based.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15500 International
  • GBP 7700 EU/EEA

MA (full-time)

  • UK/EU students (per annum): £7,700
  • International students (per annum): £15,500

MA (part-time)

  • UK/EU students (per annum): £3,850

Funding

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