M.A. Gender, Sexuality and Culture

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR13290 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
The University of Manchester | Manchester, United Kingdom
The MA in Gender, Sexuality and Culture 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.

Description of Gender, Sexuality and Culture

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The MA in Gender, Sexuality and Culture 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.

The MA in Gender, Sexuality and Culture 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, heterosexual, homosexual, gay, straight, bisexual, transgendered
  • examine cultural production and cultural theory in relation to other power systems, such as race, ethnicity and class
  • offer training in research methods Students from all academic backgrounds are invited to apply.

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.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • EUR 13290 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 4239 Year (EEA)

* MA (full-time) UK/EU students (per annum): £3,732 International students (per annum): £11,700 * MA (part-time) UK/EU students (per annum): £1,866

Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Progression and assessment

Students may take a range of options across the humanities and social sciences.

Career opportunities Students in our 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.

English Language Requirements

CAE score
180(Grade C)

Requirements for Gender, Sexuality and Culture

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.

Work Experience for Gender, Sexuality and Culture

No work experience is required.

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The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom The key motivation for studying here is simple – we produce graduates who think differently. We provide you with the knowledge and ability to excel in today’s business environment. We are one of the top 35 business schools in the world and are ranked 5th in the UK (FT Global MBA rankings 2015). We are also the largest campus-based business and management school in the UK and part of the biggest University in the UK.