MA Gender and Culture

  1. Course Variations
    Nomenclature Duration Mode Of Attendance
    MA 1Yr FT
    MA 3Yr PT
  2. Typical offer:
    UK 2.2

Course Overview

The MA in Gender and Culture offers an innovative interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to the study of Gender and Culture.

Key Features

This is an interdisciplinary MA scheme taught by Gender specialists across the Arts and Humanities - in the subject areas of Development Studies, Political and Cultural Studies, English Literature, Egyptology, European Languages, History, Media Studies, and Political and Cultural Studies.

If you are interested in gender and gender relations in politics, literature, culture, and history, like engaging in discussion and intellectual argument, and are excited about the idea of working within and across different subject areas, the MA is ideal for you.

The MA examines the production, reproduction and transformation of gender in culture and society.

The degree is supported by the research activity of GENCAS, the Centre for Research into Gender in Culture and Society in the College of Arts and Humanities.

The College of Arts and Humanities has a Graduate Centre. The Graduate Centre fosters and supports individual and collaborative research activity of international excellence and offers a vibrant and supportive environment for students pursuing postgraduate research and taught masters study. The Centre provides postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development and facilitates participation in seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

MA 1 Year Full-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
AND

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters Dissertation

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
Part- Two Dissertation 

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students who successfully complete Part-1, progress to take the Disseration module below

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
PO-M25Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)60Dissertation

MA 3 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
Compulsory Modules  

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students must take all three modules below during the course of their MA. One or Two modules this year, the remainder to be taken next year.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
ML-M08Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Culture: An introduction
PO-M32Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Conceptual Issues In the Theory and Practice of Social Sciences
PO-M84Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Gender and the Social Sciences
AND
Optional module choices 

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Take sufficient modules to add up to 60 credits over all. You may not take more than 40 credits in any one teaching block

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
CL-M76Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Explorers, Travel and Geography in the Ancient World
EN-M44Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Gender, Genre and the Nation: Women Writing Modern Wales
EN-M67Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Angela Carter
EN-M74Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Neo-Victorian Mutinies: Gender & Racial Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction (& Film)
EN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and Objects
EN-M80Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Practising Ideas: Advanced Research Skills in English / Contemporary Writing / Welsh Writing in English
EN-M82Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Was Eve Framed? Theorising the Medieval Walled Garden
HUPM03Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20War, Technology and Culture
ML-M25Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender in Contemporary European Culture
PO-M37Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Human rights, Humanitarian Intervention and Global Justice: Moral Problems International Politics.
PO-M46Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Politics in Contemporary Britain
PO-M63Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Rights-based Approaches to Development
PO-M70Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postcolonialism, Orientalism, Eurocentrism
PO-M79Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender, Society and Politics in the Middle East and North Africa

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
Compulsory Modules  

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students must take all three modules below during the course of their MA. Please select those modules which you have not aleady taken at Year 1.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
ML-M08Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Culture: An introduction
PO-M32Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Conceptual Issues In the Theory and Practice of Social Sciences
PO-M84Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Gender and the Social Sciences
AND
Optional module choices 

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Take sufficient modules to add up to 60 credits over all. You may not take more than 40 credits in any one teaching block

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
CL-M76Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Explorers, Travel and Geography in the Ancient World
EN-M44Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Gender, Genre and the Nation: Women Writing Modern Wales
EN-M67Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Angela Carter
EN-M74Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Neo-Victorian Mutinies: Gender & Racial Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction (& Film)
EN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and Objects
EN-M80Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Practising Ideas: Advanced Research Skills in English / Contemporary Writing / Welsh Writing in English
EN-M82Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Was Eve Framed? Theorising the Medieval Walled Garden
HUPM03Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20War, Technology and Culture
ML-M25Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender in Contemporary European Culture
PO-M37Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Human rights, Humanitarian Intervention and Global Justice: Moral Problems International Politics.
PO-M46Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Politics in Contemporary Britain
PO-M63Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Rights-based Approaches to Development
PO-M70Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postcolonialism, Orientalism, Eurocentrism
PO-M79Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender, Society and Politics in the Middle East and North Africa

Year 3 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters Dissertation

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
Part- Two Dissertation 

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students who have successfully completed Part-1, progress to take the Part-2 Dissertation below

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
PO-M25Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)60Dissertation

Description

The full-time course comprises three modules taken in each academic semester (a total of six modules) and then a dissertation over the summer.

In part one, students study three compulsory modules and three optional modules.

In part two, students are required to write the dissertation component which draws on issues and themes developed throughout the year.

Part-time study is available.

Entry Requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent.  Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

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Tuition Fees

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2018/19 are as follows:

UK/EU International
MA Full-time £6,600 £14,400
MA Part-time £2,200 £4,800

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

International students and part-time study: It is now possible for some students to study part-time under the Tier 4 visa route. This is dependent on factors relating to the course and your individual situation. It may also be possible to study with us if you are already in the UK under a different visa category. Please visit the University information on Visas and Immigration for further guidance and support.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Additional Costs

The tuition fees for the programme do not cover costs incurred personally by the student such as the purchase of books or stationery, printing or photocopying costs.

Gender and Culture