Gender Studies, M.A. | The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
12 months
19032 USD/year
19032 USD/year
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The M.A. in Gender Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is designed to provide a broad base of understanding on gender studies, to introduce basic theoretical and methodological tools in gender studies, and to analyze cutting-edge issues related to gender issues in the contemporary world.


Through Gender Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong rigorous training in related theories and methodology, students are led to see how a seemingly private and intimate dimension of human existence, namely, sex and gender, actually impacts on and, at the same time, is being constructed by wider social, cultural, economic and political forces in various spheres and levels of a person's life. Critical reviews of the perpetuation of gender inequality in public policies, propped up by existing values and perceptions in society are also encouraged.

The Programme equips interested people with essential analytical tools for understanding sex, gender, gender issues and their impacts on human behaviour, social development and public policy.

Students are able to make use of analytical tools and multiple perspectives to understand gender issues and to become aware of gender inequality around them. The rigorous training in critical thinking is helpful, not only in raising students' gender awareness, but also in understanding the myriad complexities of social life.


The MA in  Gender Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is beneficial to those whose work requires knowledge in gender studies, especially persons who in their occupational capacity design, make decisions on, and evaluate policies, projects that have a gender dimension. 

With the increasing emphasis on gender issues in the society, the graduates of Gender Studies are working in many different industries, especially social and medical welfare, media and creative art industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gender Studies
  • Feminist Methodology
  • Gender, Sexuality and Race in Political Issues 
  • Advanced Topics in Gender Studies
  • Contemporary Women's Issues
  • Making Change: Feminism, Civil Society and Social Transformation
  • Genders and Sexualities in a Globalizing World
  • Gender and Work

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A CV (optional)

  •  A  statement of purpose (in word or pdf format)
  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19032 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19032 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Full-time: HK$149,400 per annum 
  • Part-time: HK$74,740 per annum 

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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