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MSc in Gender (Research)

Programme Code: TMGERE

Department: Gender Studies

For students starting this programme of study in 2020/21

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 take two units of compulsory courses, options to the value of one unit and a dissertation as shown.

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: An Interdisciplinary Approach (0.5)

Paper 2

GI402 Gender, Knowledge and Research Practice (0.5)

Paper 3

MY451 Introduction to Quantitative Analysis (0.5) or


MY452 Applied Regression Analysis (0.5) #

Paper 4

Courses to the value of 1.5 units from the following: A


GI403 Gender and Media Representation (0.5)


GI407 Globalisation, Gender and Development (1.0) 1


GI409 Gender, Globalisation and Development: An Introduction (0.5) 2


GI410 Screening the Present: contemporary cinema and cultural critique (0.5) #  (not available 2020/21)


GI411 Gender, Post/coloniality and Development: Critical Perspectives and New Directions (0.5) #


GI413 Gender, 'Race' and Militarisation (0.5)


GI417 Feminist Population Politics (0.5)  (not available 2020/21)


GI418 Feminist Economics and Policy: An Introduction (0.5) #  (not available 2020/21)


GI420 Globalisation, Gender and Development: Theorising Policy and Practice (0.5) 3


GI421 Sexuality, Gender and Culture (0.5) # 4


GI422 Transnational Sexual Politics (1.0) 5


GI423 Globalisation and Sexuality (0.5) # 6  (not available 2020/21)


GI426 Gender and Human Rights (0.5) #


GI428 Bodies, Culture and Politics (0.5)


GV4H3 Feminist Political Theory (0.5)


MY400 Fundamentals of Social Science Research Design (0.5)


MY421 Qualitative Research Methods (0.5)


MY426 Doing Ethnography (0.5) #  (not available 2020/21)


MY427 Qualitative Research with Digital and Visual Data (0.5) #  (not available 2020/21)


MY428 Qualitative Text and Discourse Analysis (0.5) #


MY451 Introduction to Quantitative Analysis (0.5)


MY452 Applied Regression Analysis (0.5) #

Paper 5

GI499 Dissertation - Independent Research Project (1.0)

Prerequisite Requirements and Mutually Exclusive Options

1 : GI407 can not be taken with GI409, GI420

2 : GI409 can not be taken with GI420, GI407

3 : GI420 can not be taken with GI407, GI409

4 : GI421 can not be taken with GI422, GI423

5 : GI422 can not be taken with GI423, GI421

6 : GI423 can not be taken with GI422, GI421


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.