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Gender Studies

University College Dublin

12 months
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19900 EUR/year
7315 EUR/year
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Formerly the MA in Women, Gender and Society, recently renamed MA in Gender Studies at University College Dublin continues to deliver rigorous, critical, dynamic learning in feminisms, sexualities, masculinities, gender debates, politics and activisms.  

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Overview

Over thirty years the MA in Gender Studies at University College Dublin   it has become the most established gender studies programme in Ireland with a strong international reputation for feminist research, scholarship and engagement in public policy and activism.

The global and intersectional feminist perspectives offer a complex understanding of how oppression and discrimination operate across society, politics and the economy. 

We celebrate the intersection between knowledge and activism and expose students to a breadth and depth of scholarship in relation to multiple oppressions, discriminations, politics and policies including gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, race, class and age. This programme leads to a well- recognised MA in Gender Studies qualification from one of the top 1% universities in the world.  

Careers & Employability

Graduates have become central members of local communities, key members of NGOs, employees in public-sector agencies, education and media organisations in roles such as: social researchers, project development managers, lecturers, journalists, and policy and advocacy officers.

Graduates work in Amnesty International, Immigrant Council of Ireland, Crisis Pregnancy Programme, Médecins Sans Frontières, National Broadcasting Authority, RTE, and the National Women’s Council of Ireland.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Gender, Inequality and Public Policy

  • Space, Place and Gender: Interrogating feminist geographies

  • Gender Studies Minor Thesis

  • Gender Studies: Critical Themes

  • Feminist & Egalitarian Research

  • Queer Frictions: Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Literature & Culture

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Gender Studies Studies programmes, based in School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice at UCD are aimed at, but not exclusive to, applicants who have already completed an undergraduate degree in sociology, politics, history or other relevant fields and are interested in exploring further how gender plays a crucial role in the way we see the world and in how the world is organised. 
  • Applicants are required to have a minimum of a 2.2 Honours or international equivalent in a honours level Bachelors degree (NFQ Level 8). Applicants whose first language is not English also require proof of English language proficiency. English language certificates and the level of proficiency that the school requires is detailed here.

  • Applicants should also submit the contact details for two referees, at least one of whom should know you in an academic capacity, as well as a personal statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7315 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7315 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part Time

  • EU fee per year - € 4760
  • nonEU fee per year - € 9950

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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