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Gender Studies Degrees

Study Gender Studies Degrees

Gender studies as an academic field looks at gender identity and the representation of different genders. Historically, gender studies has been referred to as women's studies and encompassed topics such as feminism and politics. But over the years, the field has evolved to overlap with other areas, like queer studies and men's studies, and is now inclusive of more people and genders.

There are several career paths associated with a degree in gender studies. These include psychology, healthcare, human resources and public and private sector work, among others.

Your degree will be delivered through a mixture of modes. These could include lectures, seminars and group projects. Modules you study might include:

  • Religion and gender
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Feminism
  • Gender identity

Gender Studies degrees in 2024

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Women's and Gender Studies BA

University of Alberta Canada

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Women's Studies & Gender Studies BA (Hons)

St. Thomas University Canada

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Women's and Gender Studies BA

University of North Texas (UNT) United States

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Women's and Gender Studies BA, Masters Degree

University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) Canada

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Gender Studies BA

John Jay College of Criminal Justice United States

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Women's and Gender Studies BA (Hons)

University of Windsor Canada

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BA/BA (Hons) Social Sciences BA, BA (Hons)

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) United Kingdom

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Want to see postgraduate courses? See postgraduate degrees in Gender Studies

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