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Law, Gender and Society, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #301 (WUR) Online
Being able to put the law in a broader context, and to review and criticize it, are important skills for those who want to meet the challenges of working life related to gender equality and equality in general. 


The Master’s programme gives you knowledge of both law and gender studies. The programme is web based and interdisciplinary, with a strong Nordic profile and is a supplementary education for students as well as providing in-depth knowledge for professionals. Studying on the programme means that the student actively search for knowledge. The teaching is given through an electronic Learning Management System where the student takes part in lectures and seminars. Individual written assignments are the main form for examination.  After completing 60 credits, students may, on application, obtain a one-year Degree of Master of Science (Filosofie Magisterexamen). After completing 120 credits, students may, on application, obtain a two-year Degree of Master of Science (Filosofie Masterexamen).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Law and Society. Introductory Course
  • Gender Studies: Feminist Theory and Intersectional Analysis
  • Critical Studies on Law and Gender in Nordic Contexts
  • Critical Perspectives on Nordic Gender Equalities
For more information please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:  The late application period opens on13 July 2018 if there are seats available. 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

A Bachelor´s Degree or professional higher educational degree or an International equivalent degree (equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, 180 ECTS). Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8652 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17305 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • * EU/EEA Citizens are not required to pay fees
  • total tuition fee for international students: SEK 180,000 


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