Description

The Masters in Gender History is a unique programme which provides specialist instruction in the skills and approaches required to conduct a gendered analysis of the past. The leading course of its kind in Britain, it draws on the expertise of world-leading scholars from the Centre for Gender History to provide tuition on topics including feminism, patriarchy, sexuality, masculinity and intersectionality and their application to a wide range of historical contexts.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The Masters in Gender History is the only course of its kind in Britain, offering specialised tuition in the gendered analysis of the past.
  • It is run by the Centre for Gender History, which is home to the largest concentration of gender historians in Britain and offers an unparalleled environment for study and research in this field.
  • On this programme you will receive expert tuition in the theoretical and methodological approaches to gender history and their application to a wide range of historical and cultural contexts. The course is taught by world-leading scholars in gender history, committed to developing and deepening your own research interests.
  • As a student within the Centre for Gender History, you will become a member of a vibrant and unique research centre, with a thriving postgraduate community and a programme of tailored workshops, research seminars, and knowledge exchange events.
  • Activities run annually by the Centre include a postgraduate gender history reading group, a high-profile research seminar series, and an annual public engagement workshop on a theme of contemporary concern. The Centre also regularly hosts visiting international scholars.
  • The Centre for Gender History fosters close ties with Glasgow’s world-class museums, galleries and libraries, including Glasgow Women’s Library, the only accredited museum in the UK dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements.

Study Details:

MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part‑time PgDip: 9 months full-time; 18 months part‑time

Programme Funding

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Student Destinations

The research skills and methods you’ll gain on this programme give you the transferable skills you need for positions in the public and private sectors, including heritage policy and projects, media and teaching. The programme is also a good foundation for a PhD.

Positions held by recent History graduates include Editor Business & History Products and Lead Scholar / Instructor.

Fees

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.

You’ll also need to submit a short (one paragraph) statement of interest in this programme.

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