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Masters in Gender Studies in 2024

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Women's and Gender Studies MA

University of Alberta Canada

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Gender Studies MRes

University of Chester United Kingdom

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Master of Arts (Women's and Gender Studies) Masters Degree

Flinders University Australia

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Gender Studies PhD

University College London (UCL) United Kingdom

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Women's and Gender Studies BA, Masters Degree

University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) Canada

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Sexuality and Gender Studies MRes, DPhil, PhD

University of Birmingham United Kingdom

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Sexuality and Gender Studies MRes, MA, PhD, MPhil

University of Exeter United Kingdom

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Masters in Gender Studies

Study Gender Studies Masters Programmes

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 masters degree in gender studies. These include psychology, healthcare, human resources and public and private sector work, among others.

Your masters degree will be delivered through lectures and seminars, with a significant emphasis on your final independent project or dissertation. Modules you could study include:

  • Racism and gender
  • Gender and disability
  • Violence and justice
  • Law and human rights

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