Gender, Culture and Society

University of Limerick

12 months
12884 EUR/year
5912 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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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. 



  • 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 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications for EU students are accepted on a rolling basis




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.
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

  • 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

    12884 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12884 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5912 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5912 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time: EU/EEA:  3,196 eur/ Non-EU/EEA:  6,966 eur


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Gender, Culture and Society
University of Limerick