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Comments about MA in Gender and Society - At the institution - Belfast - Belfast - Belfast - Northern Ireland
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.
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.
MA in Gender and Society
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
-Independent Study on Gender and Society
Examination and continuous assessment.
This degree qualifies for DEL funding.
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.