SOAS University of London

Centre for Gender Studies

MA Gender Studies (Security Pathway) (2021 entry)

Select year of entry: 2021 2020

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Overview

The MA Gender Studies with special reference to Security is our newest pathway degree yet, and is introduced at a time when SOAS is celebrating its 100 years anniversary. Its main goal is to develop critical analytical skills in feminist security studies and to acquire advanced skills in researching and writing about topics on gender and security studies. This programme contributes to a growing field of critical feminist security studies globally.

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Start of programme: September

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or Part-time

Entry requirements

  • We will consider all applications with 2:2 (or international equivalent) or higher. In addition to degree classification we take into account other elements of the application including supporting statement and references.

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Fees 2020/21

UK/EU fees:
£10,970
Overseas fees:
£20,530

Fees for 2020/21 entrants. This is a Band 2 fee. The fees are per academic year. Please note that fees go up each year. Further details can be found in the Fees and Funding tab on this page or in the Registry Postgraduate Tuition Fees page

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Structure

Students must take 180 credits comprised of 120 taught credits (including compulsory and option modules) and a 60 credit dissertation.

Dissertation
Module Code Credits Term
Dissertation in gender studies 15PGNC999 60 Full Year
Core Modules
Module Code Credits Term
Gender theory and the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East 15PGNC002 30 Full Year
Dissertation Methods for Gender Studies 15PGNH008 15 Term 2
Gender, Armed Conflict and International Law 15PGNH005 15 Term 1
Guided Options

Students select module(s) to the value of 30 credits from List 1 below

AND

Students select module(s) to the value of 30 credits from List 2 below

List of modules (subject to availability)

List 1

Module Code Credits Term
Gender and Security in Africa 15PGNH015 15 Term 2
Queer Politics in Asia, Africa and the Middle East 15PGNH007 15 Term 2
Gender, Peace and International Law 15PGNH013 15 Term 2
Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East 15PGNH012 15 Term 2
Queering Migrations and Diasporas 15PGNH002 15 Term 2
Transnationalising Queer, Trans and Disability Studies 15PGNH016 15 Term 2
Gender in the Middle East 15PGNH001 15 Term 1
List 2
Module Code Credits Term
International laws on the use of force 15PLAH020 15 Term 1
Mediated Culture in the Middle East: Politics and Communications 15PMSH003 15 Term 2
Transnational Communities and Diasporic Media:Networking, Connectivity, Identity 15PMSH004 15 Term 2
International Political Communication 15PMSH009 15 Term 2
International Security 15PFFC016 30 Full Year
International Politics of Transitional Justice 15PFFH010 0.5
Conflict, rights and justice 15PPOH018 15 Term 2
State Violence: Theories of the Leviathan and Beyond 15PPOH034 15 Term 2
Geopolitics and Security in Central Asia and the Caucasus 15PPOH023 15 Term 2
Violence, justice and the politics of memory 15PPOH019 15 Term 1

 

Programme Specification

Important notice

The information on the programme page reflects the intended programme structure against the given academic session. If you are a current student you can find structure information on the previous year link at the top of the page or through your Department. Please read the important notice regarding changes to programmes and modules.

Teaching and Learning

Fees and funding

Tuition Fees

Full details of postgraduate tuition fees can be found on the Registry's Postgraduate Tuition Fees page.

This is a Band 2 tuition fee.

Fees for 2020/21 entrants. The fees below are per academic year. Fees go up each year, therefore, your tuition fee in your second & subsequent years of study will be higher. Our continuing students, on the same degree programme, are protected from annual increases higher than 5%.

Full-time Part-time 2 Years Part-time 3 Years
UK/EU
Students
Overseas
Students
UK/EU
Students
Overseas
Students
UK/EU
Students
Overseas
Students
£10,970 £20,530 £5,485 £10,265 £3,657 £6,845

Scholarships
International Postgraduate Scholarship – East Asia

Application Deadline: 2020-05-31 00:00

International Postgraduate Scholarship – Ghana

Application Deadline: 2020-05-31 00:00

International Postgraduate Scholarship – India

Application Deadline: 2020-05-31 00:00

International Postgraduate Scholarship – Japan

Application Deadline: 2020-05-31 00:00

International Postgraduate Scholarship – Nigeria

Application Deadline: 2020-05-31 00:00

International Postgraduate Scholarship – Pakistan

Application Deadline: 2020-05-31 00:00

International Postgraduate Scholarship – South Korea

Application Deadline: 2020-05-31 00:00

For further details and information on external scholarships visit the Scholarships section

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