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.
CareersGraduates 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 StructureCourses include
- Human Rights, Women and Gender
- Feminist and Gender Theorising
- Gender Perspectives on Globalisation
- Dissertation Module
- Gender and Conflict
- Women's Agency and Power
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesGender & Sexuality Studies Political Science View 35 other Masters in Political Science in Ireland
- 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.
International17440 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17440 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA7450 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7450 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Galway
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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