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International Gender Equality Studies

University of Iceland

Postgraduate Diploma
6 months
Duration
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of International Gender Equality Studies at University of Iceland is hosted by the School of Humanities.

Overview

The Master of International Gender Equality Studies at University of Iceland is hosted by the School of Humanities.

The overall goal of the Master of International Gender Equality Studies at University of Iceland is to educate and train women and men from developing countries and conflict/post-conflict societies in gender equality methods and theories and to strengthen their professional capacities for advancing and implementing gender sensitive projects in their home countries. The programme’s curriculum builds upon scholarship in gender equality and on development studies incorporating major interdisciplinary agenda, on intellectual debates and on recent methodological practices.

The target group for the GEST diploma programme consists of junior professionals from developing countries and post-conflict societies working for:

  • government ministries
  • agencies
  • civil society organisations
  • educational institutes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Concepts of Gender
  • Gender and Development: Tools and Strategies
  • Gender, Health and Education
  • Gender, Labor and Migration
  • Gender, Violence and Security
  • Gender, Environment and Climate Change

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
83
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have at least one university degree. 
  • Have at least two years of professional experience relevant to the themes of the programme. 
  • Possess good English skills (speak, read and write), as English is the language of instruction. 
  • Be a junior professional in their field 

Work experience

Have at least two years of professional experience relevant to the themes of the programme. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 6 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 6 months.
  • Students at the University of Iceland do not pay tuition fees, only an annual registration fee of ISK 75,000 (477 EUR)

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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International Gender Equality Studies
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University of Iceland

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