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MA in Gender and Society

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  • Objectives
    To give students an understanding of the connections between gender and society. As an interdisciplinary degree, there is an opportunity to study gender focused modules in the fields of politics, history, literature and sociology.
  • Entry requirements
    Entrance Requirements Normally at least an upper second class honours degree or equivalent in Politics or a related subject. Additional Information for International Students IELTS Certificate (6.5 or above) or equivalent.
  • Academic Title
    MA in Gender and Society
  • Course description
    Course Content
    Four taught modules, plus a dissertation of no more than 15,000 words.

    Students will take:
    -Gender Politics and Democracy
    -Approaches to Social Science Research

    Plus two modules from the following:
    -Religion, Gender and Power in Irish Society
    -Women in Modern Ireland, 1760–1960
    -Mythologies of the Feminine in Hispanic Art and Literature
    -Topics in Contemporary Political Theory
    -Women’s Rights as Human Rights
    AND
    -Independent Study on Gender and Society

    Assessment
    Examination and continuous assessment.

    Funding
    This degree qualifies for DEL funding.

    Special Features
    It is also possible to study for a Diploma in each of the areas covered by the MA programmes. The Diploma is constructed around the coursework elements of the MA programmes. On successful completion of the coursework, it is possible to complete the dissertation for an award of MA.

    Opportunities for Careers
    All of the MA programmes offered in the School provide an appropriate basis for those who wish to proceed to doctoral study. In addition, our graduates go on to a wide range of careers in both the public and private sectors.

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