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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Masters in Gender History is a unique programme which provides specialist instruction in the skills and approaches required to conduct a gendered analysis of the past. The leading course of its kind in Britain, it draws on the expertise of world-leading scholars from the Centre for Gender History to provide tuition on topics including feminism, patriarchy, sexuality, masculinity and intersectionality and their application to a wide range of historical contexts.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The Masters in Gender History is the only course of its kind in Britain, offering specialised tuition in the gendered analysis of the past.
  • It is run by the Centre for Gender History, which is home to the largest concentration of gender historians in Britain and offers an unparalleled environment for study and research in this field.
  • On this programme you will receive expert tuition in the theoretical and methodological approaches to gender history and their application to a wide range of historical and cultural contexts. The course is taught by world-leading scholars in gender history, committed to developing and deepening your own research interests.
  • As a student within the Centre for Gender History, you will become a member of a vibrant and unique research centre, with a thriving postgraduate community and a programme of tailored workshops, research seminars, and knowledge exchange events.
  • Activities run annually by the Centre include a postgraduate gender history reading group, a high-profile research seminar series, and an annual public engagement workshop on a theme of contemporary concern. The Centre also regularly hosts visiting international scholars.
  • The Centre for Gender History fosters close ties with Glasgow’s world-class museums, galleries and libraries, including Glasgow Women’s Library, the only accredited museum in the UK dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements.

Students will also achieve PgDip exit award during this course.

CAREER PROSPECTS

The research skills and methods you’ll gain on this programme give you the transferable skills you need for positions in the public and private sectors, including heritage policy and projects, media and teaching. The programme is also an excellent foundation for a PhD.

Application deadline

29 August 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 19,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

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    7th out of 90 8

    5th out of 105 4

  • Entry standards

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    181 93%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    66.0 66%

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    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    51st

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    190 98%

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    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    29th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    57th

    26

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