What Will You Study

This MA is a modular programme designed for those wishing to specialise in the multidisciplinary subjects of Gender and Women’s Studies. The course offers a wide choice of areas of study:

Compulsory modules:

  • Debates in Feminist Research
  • Gender, Sex and Bodies

Optional modules:

(Choose four; subject to change)

  • Beyond the Text: Literature, Image and Voice as Historical Evidence
  • Bodies and Spirits
  • Contemporary British Fiction
  • Contemporary Gothic
  • Contemporary Literature and Technology
  • Feminist Cultural and Media Studies
  • Feminist Technoscience Studies
  • Gender and Language
  • Gender and Islam: Muslim Women and the Qur’an
  • Gender and Violence
  • Postcolonial Women’s Writing
  • Romance and Realism
  • The Construction of Gender in Asian Religions
  • Women in Western Religious Traditions
  • Women and Sexuality in the Christian Tradition
  • Women’s Studies Research Project

Plus a dissertation (15,000 – 20,000 words)