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MSc in Gender, Development and Globalisation

Programme Code: TMGEDVGL

Department: Gender Studies

For students starting this programme of study in 2019/20

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Classification scheme for the award of a taught master's degree (four units)
Exam sub-board local rules

Full-year programme. Students must take the following courses to the value of four full units.

Please note that places are limited on some optional courses. Admission onto any particular course is not guaranteed and may be subject to timetabling constraints and/or students meeting specific prerequisite requirements.


Course number, title (unit value)

Paper 1

GI424 Gender Theories in the Modern World: An Interdisciplinary Approach (0.5)

Paper 2

GI407 Globalisation, Gender and Development (1.0)

Paper 3

Courses to the value of 1.5 unit(s) from the following: A


DV457 Sexual and Reproductive Health Programmes: Design, Implementation and Evaluation (0.5)


DV458 Key issues in Global Health and Development (0.5)


DV462 Forced Migration and Refugees (0.5)


GI402 Gender, Knowledge and Research Practice (0.5)


GI410 Screening the Present: contemporary cinema and cultural critique (0.5) #


GI411 Gender, Post/coloniality and Development (0.5) #


GI413 Gender and Militarisation (0.5)


GI417 Gender, Population, and Policy (0.5)


GI418 Feminist Economics and Policy: An Introduction (0.5) #  (not available 2019/20)


GI421 Sexuality, Gender and Culture (0.5) # 1


GI422 Sexuality, Gender and Globalisation (1.0) 2


GI423 Globalisation and Sexuality (0.5) # 3  (not available 2019/20)


GI425 Women, Peace and Security (0.5)


GI426 Gender and Human Rights (0.5) #


GI428 Bodies, Culture and Politics (0.5)


GV4D7 Dilemmas of Equality (0.5)


GV4H3 Feminist Political Theory (0.5)


GY421 Gender and Development: Geographical Perspectives (0.5) #  (not available 2019/20)


GY431 Cities, People and Poverty in the South (0.5) #  (not available 2019/20)


PB422 Health Communication (0.5)


Or a course not listed approved by the Programme Director and subject to space and course teacher's consent.

Paper 4

GI499 Dissertation - Independent Research Project (1.0)

Prerequisite Requirements and Mutually Exclusive Options

1 : GI421 can not be taken with GI422, GI423

2 : GI422 can not be taken with GI421, GI423

3 : GI423 can not be taken with GI421, GI422


A : Students can take courses to a maximum of one full unit from outside the Department of Gender Studies.

# means there may be prerequisites for this course. Please view the course guide for more information.

Note for prospective students:
For changes to graduate course and programme information for the next academic session, please see the graduate summary page for prospective students. Changes to course and programme information for future academic sessions can be found on the graduate summary page for future students.