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MSc in Gender, Development and Globalisation

Programme Code: TMGEDVGL

Department: Gender Studies

For students starting this programme of study in 2021/22

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: 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


DV454 Gender, labour markets and social change in the Global South: theory, evidence, public action (0.5)


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: Critical Perspectives and New Directions (0.5) #


GI413 Gender, Race and Militarisation (0.5)


GI414 Theorising Gender and Social Policy (0.5)


GI415 Gender and European Welfare States (0.5)


GI417 Feminist Population Politics (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)


GI418 Feminist Economics and Policy: An Introduction (0.5) #


GI421 Sexuality, Gender and Culture (0.5) # 1


GI422 Transnational Sexual Politics (1.0) 2


GI423 Globalisation and Sexuality (0.5) # 3  (not available 2021/22)


GI425 Introduction to Gender, Peace and Security (0.5)


GI426 Gender and Human Rights (0.5) #


GI428 Bodies, Culture and Politics (0.5)


GI429 Archival Interventions: Feminist, Queer and Decolonial Approaches (0.5)


GI430 Intersectional Inequalities in the Agro-Food System (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)


GV4D7 Dilemmas of Equality (0.5)


GV4H3 Feminist Political Theory (0.5)


GY431 Cities, People and Poverty in the South (0.5) #


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.