18 months
7200 EUR/year
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Equality legislation underlines that gender equality should be mainstreamed in service provision, policy and research. This specialisation is not currently available at an advanced level and the objective of this Gender, Society and Culture programme from University of Malta is to promote it among potential service providers, policy makers, researchers and employers.

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The  Gender, Society and Culture  programme from University of Malta  of studies for the course consists of a taught component totaling 60 ECTS credits and a research component to which 30 ECTS credits are assigned.

The programme is designed as having a predominantly taught component, culminating with a research element in the form of a dissertation, which allows the student to engage at a deeper level in a particular area of interest with a selected supervisor.

Students are expected to cover all the prescribed readings and participate fully in all activities related to the programme. Students are advised to keep pace with the work set, allowing sufficient time for any research work and/or revision.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

The programme is designed to support people who wish to broaden their worldview, as they build their career - within government departments, ministries and agencies, as well as non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and private companies. Government policy is based on gender mainstreaming and gender mainstreaming is essential in order to access EU Funds, attain higher visibility and inject equity into all spheres of work. Candidates will return to their discipline with a solid understanding of how gender plays a significant and mainstreamed role in that area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epistemologies in Gender Studies
  • Research Methods in Gender Studies
  • Gender Based Violence
  • Gender and Culture
  • Gender and Social Justice
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Introduction Week
Monday 12 October to Friday 16 October
  • Opening Ceremony
Friday 16 October






On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of a Bachelor degree from this University or any other institution recognized by Senate, obtained with at least Second Class Honours or Category II.
  • All applicants shall be required to demonstrate that they have the necessary aptitude and disposition to follow the Course with profit which shall be measured by means of a personal interview conducted by an interviewing board appointed for the purpose.
  • The interviewing board appointed by the Board shall be composed of at least three members.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10800 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

  • Annual Enrolment Fee: Eur 400


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