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This programme draws on the expertise available throughout UCL in a wide range of faculties and departments. The programme aims to address the challenges arising from contemporary changes in gender relations and to provide students with the theoretical and methodological frameworks with which gender issues are explored, researched and implemented. What and how will I learn? Students gain the advanced skills, methods, concepts and theories required for the study of gender in an interdisciplinary context at graduate level. The optional courses offer students a genuine opportunity to develop their own interests in a wide range of disciplines, and the dissertation provides opportunities for independent research. Degree Structure Students undertake courses to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of two core courses (40 credits), optional courses (40 credits) and a research project (100 credits). A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits, full-time one year, part-time two years) is offered. Core Modules Gender, Society And Representation Research Methods (not credit bearing) Dissertationreport Students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a substantial dissertation of 25,000 words. Options Family Politics in Israeli Literature Population and Development Gender in Policy and Planning Gender, Culture and Language The Tale of Bluebeard Gender and Politics Post-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema: Gender, Nation and Narration Spanish Film The Latin American Cinematic Tradition Border Narratives in Latin America Cultural Anthropology of South-Eastern Europe Public and Private Modernities Film in the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich Course options from the School of African and Oriental Studies Further details available on subject website: http:www.ucl.ac.ukcicsgenderstudies.htm Teaching sessions are envisaged as interactive, with a limited amount of lecturing and an emphasis on student participation and critical discussion. Assessment is through a variety of methods, including essays, coursework, written papers, oral examination and the dissertation. Why should I study this degree at UCL? Gender Studies has expanded rapidly over the past few decades, to emerge as a central and dynamic interdisciplinary field of study. As a multi-faculty institution located in the heart of cosmopolitan London and covering an exceptionally wide range of disciplines, UCL offers an ideal environment for gender studies, enabling students to tailor their degrees according to their specific interests and providing a wealth of opportunities for interdisciplinary work. Staff contributing to MA level and research work in gender studies are drawn from different faculties including Arts and Humanities, Social and Historical Sciences, Laws, Life Sciences, the Built Environment and Medical Humanities. Your future career Gender is now an integral aspect of research and planning in a wide range of areas. This has created a demand in both the public and the private sectors for highly qualified graduates with a broad theoretical background in Gender Studies. First career destinations of recent graduates include: International Network of Street Papers: Administration Intern The Housing Association: Resident Liaison Officer University of Cambridge: Contracts Assistant Aldeia Nova: Project Assistant Entry Requirements A minimum of an upper second-class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. How to apply Applications for a September start will be considered until the preceding July. Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should apply no later than the 1 March for the year of entry. Who can apply? The programme is particularly suitable for students with a first degree in either the field of arts and humanities or the field of social and historical scienc
This programme draws on the expertise available throughout UCL in a wide range of faculties and departments. The programme aims to address the challenges arising from contemporary changes in gender relations and to provide students with the theoretical and methodological frameworks with which gender issues are explored, researched and implemented. What and how will I learn? Students gain the advanced skills, methods, concepts and theories required for the study of gender in an interdiscipl...