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About

This unique qualification from the University of York, supported by the European Commission, is the first and only Erasmus Mundus ‘Masters of Excellence’ in Women’s and Gender Studies (GEMMA) in Europe.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

GEMMA is a geographically and culturally diverse consortium of seven different institutions from six different European countries, bringing together distinguished feminist scholars from a range of disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences. 

The Women’s and Gender Studies (GEMMA) programme from the University of York will provide you with an extensive and highly-varied learning experience where you will enjoy a breadth of module choice. Its comprehensive design is ideal for students working, or intending to work in areas related to Women's Studies, Gender Studies and Equal Opportunities across the world.

Through interdisciplinary internationally-focused teaching, you’ll develop the critical academic understanding and range of practical competencies required of effective active citizens contributing to gender equality. 

Careers and skills

Our programmes emphasise a feminist sensitivity to difference and power relations, advocating transferable skills applicable in the realms of public engagement and career development. You will learn to analyse your own preconceptions and engage with a wide variety of social/political issues, facilitating your development into responsible global citizens.

Fostering enhanced analytical and critical thinking skills, and the ability to communicate complex ideas with nuance and awareness of difference and diversity, this double MA in Women's and Gender Studies also offers a suitable foundation for graduates wishing to pursue doctoral research.

Career opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to work in industries such as:

  • Academia
  • Journalism
  • Public sector
  • Charity
  • Non-governmental organisations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Feminist Histories - Feminist Historiography 
  • Ways of (Feminist) Knowing 
  • Feminist Research Methodologies 
  • Approaching Women's Studies 
  • Feminist Cultural Activism  
  • Gender and Violence   

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent in a related subject.
  • Applications from those with other qualifications may be considered on their merits. Applications are also welcomed from mature students and those returning to education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    2100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2100 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Women's and Gender Studies (GEMMA)
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University of York

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