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.
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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.
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