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Gender Studies degrees in Ireland

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Study a Gender Studies degree in Ireland in 2024

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

Study in Ireland

With a reputation for being one of the worlds friendliest countries, Ireland would be a great choice for an international student. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in Ireland, who are welcoming more and more international students into their communities each year. Several of the universities in Ireland are ranked in the QS World University rankings, which displays the country's ability to offer a top quality university education to students from all over the world.

See our detailed guide to studying in Ireland for international students.

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