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MSc in Gender, Media and Culture

Programme Code: TMGEMECU

Department: Gender Studies

For students starting this programme of study in 2023/24

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 courses to the value of three full units and a dissertation as shown below.

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

MC408 Theories and Concepts in Media and Communications (0.5) #




MC418 Communication: Cultures and Approaches (0.5) #




MC438 Mediated Feminisms (0.5) #

Paper 2

Courses to the value of 0.5 unit(s) from the following:


GI402 Gender, Knowledge and Research Practice (0.5)


MC4M1 Methods of Research in Media & Communications (including Qualitative & Quantitative Analysis) (0.5)


MC4M7 Methods of Research in Media & Communications (including Qualitative Analysis & Applied Regression Analysis) (0.5) A


MY428 Qualitative Text and Discourse Analysis (0.5) #  (not available 2023/24)

Paper 3

GI424 Gender Theories: An Interdisciplinary Approach (0.5)

Paper 4

GI403 Gender and Media Representation (0.5)

Paper 5

Courses to the value of 0.5 unit offered by the Department of Gender Studies, and a further 0.5 unit, subject to availability.

Paper 6

GI499 Dissertation - Independent Research Project (1.0)

Prerequisite Requirements and Mutually Exclusive Options

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


A : MY452 is an advanced Applied Regression Analysis course offered by the Department of Methodology and must be taken by students who select MC4M7. Students wishing to select this option need to already have a grounding in quantitative methods and must seek approval from the Programme Director. Approval is also subject to timetabling constraints.

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.