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Gender, Culture and Society, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Limerick, Ireland
The MA in Gender, Culture and Society at University of Limerick has been designed specifically to cater for students interested in the interdisciplinary study of gender in culture and society. 

Overview

Overview

  • To provide students with an advanced understanding of gender as a social and cultural construct
  • To facilitate a deepening of knowledge regarding current historical, cultural, sociological, and/or political approaches to the study of gender
  • To enable students to critically evaluate theoretical approaches to gender and sexuality
  • To support and facilitate independent self-directed learning
  • To hone students’ intellectual and generic skills in preparation for further academic/and or professional work
  • To work with students towards developing clear plans for career development and employment

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Theoretical Approaches to Gender, Culture & Society 
  • Feminist Approaches to Research
  • Qualitative Methods 
  • Sex, Family & Gender in Eighteenth Century Ireland & Britain
  • Researching Social Exclusion
  • Gender, Sexuality & Irish Writing
  • Comparative Literature: Cultural Construction of the Past
  • Thesis Writing
  • Feminism(s), Diaspora & Multiculturalism
  • Feminist Literary Theory
  • Researching Social Change,
  • Feminist Perspectives on Conflict and Development Issues
  • Utopian Theory and Texts
  • Dissertation 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications for EU students are accepted on a rolling basis

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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General Requirements

  • Matriculation examinations from European countries where English is presented as a subject and an acceptable level is achieved
  • Irish Leaving Certificate English –Ordinary Level Grade D or above
  • English Test for English and Academic Purposes (ETAPP) – Grade C1
  • GCE ‘O’ level English Language/GCSE English Language – Grade C or above
  • Cambridge Assessment English –Certificate of Proficiency in English - Grade C / Certificate in Advanced English Grade B

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12510 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12510 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5741 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5741 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Limerick

  • 850 - 1150 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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