Get advanced and interdisciplinary training in the field of gender studies!
The Master’s Degree Programme in Gender Studies is built around the interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality, combining social sciences and arts and humanities. This programme is taught at the University of Turku in Finland.
You will gain competence on gender policies and politics, and acquire the ability to work independently on central issues related to gender, feminism, gender equality, production of power and knowledge.
This Programme is a great option especially for students who wish to pursue a career in
- national and international research
- national and international politics
- equal opportunities policies
- human rights institutions and organisations in private and public sectors as well as in non-governmental organisations and civil society
- arts, writing and media careers
Graduates’ knowledge of power relations and social justice issues prepares them for government and jurisprudence positions. Due to the interdisciplinarity of the Programme, the graduates will be well prepared for research career.
Working life connections are realised by inviting visiting lecturers to the courses, for example, from Finnish, Nordic and European governmental and non-governmental organisations.
Students will also be encouraged to complete an internship during the Programme. The internship is optional but can be included in the degree.
The Programme is organised in co-operation with the University of Tampere.