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Global Women's Studies (Gender, Globalisation and Rights)

National University of Ireland, Galway

12 months
Duration
17440 EUR/year
7450 EUR/year
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About

The MA in Global Women's Studies (Gender, Globalisation and Rights) is programme at National University of Ireland, Galway. It offers a unique opportunity for in-depth study of the gender dimensions of globalisation and global issues, through an interdisciplinary programme that combines the fields of: gender and women’s studies, international development.

Overview

About Global Women's Studies (Gender, Globalisation and Rights) is programme at National University of Ireland, Galway

Global Women's Studies (Gender, Globalisation and Rights) students at National University of Ireland, Galway acquire the theoretical, conceptual and practical tools needed to apply a gender perspective and undertake gender analyses in relevant domains of practice and employment at local, national and international levels, as well as for advanced research at doctoral level and beyond. In addition to modules on globalisation, development, human rights, gender and feminist theory, health and sexuality, women in agriculture, historical perspectives, and peace and conflict, skills-based modules are offered in research methods, applied gender analysis and empowerment. Students also have the opportunity to undertake an accredited, two-month professional placement with a relevant organisation working on issues related to programme themes.

Careers

Graduates have found employment with a range of national and international NGOs working in the health sector,women’s rights, domestic violence and social work. Several students with an interest in education have successfully moved to teaching in secondary schools. The MA is a recognised qualification for fourth level education in social sciences, human rights and humanities.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Human Rights, Women and Gender
  • Feminist and Gender Theorising
  • Gender Perspectives on Globalisation
  • Dissertation Module
  • Gender and Conflict
  • Women's Agency and Power

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have attained Second Class Honours or better in a primary degree in a relevant discipline (at National Framework of Qualifications Level 8), or equivalent international qualification. Publication/professional experience as deemed suitable by the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies may be considered if the formal requirements are not completely satisfied.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17440 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17440 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7450 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7450 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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