Gender and Women's Studies and English MA - 2019 Entry
Full time 12 Month(s), Part time 24 Month(s)
The MA in Gender and Women’s Studies and English combines teaching and scholarship in Gender and Women’s Studies and in English Literature. This is a unique MA for students interested in Gender and Women’s Studies who want to pursue literary studies or who have a particular interest in women’s literature or feminist literary theory.
Students take core courses in each of the disciplines and can choose from a range of optional courses in addition to these. This combination is administered from the Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies - one of the largest centres in the UK for feminist research, gender studies and women’s studies.
Taught jointly with the Department of English and Creative Writing, the programme is run by the Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies, part of the Sociology Department at Lancaster and one of the largest centres in the UK for feminist research, gender studies and women’s studies.
As an MA student, you will be immersed in the busy academic and social life of the centre, and part of a supportive and dynamic community of students and researchers from across the world. It is an ideal environment in which to learn and carry out research – and allows you to meet other scholars and activists, take part in seminars and workshops, and exchange ideas and insights with world-leading feminist and literary academics.
Graduates from this MA are now working in universities throughout the world, having used the programme as a springboard to PhD study. Others have gone on to work in local and national government, in public-sector, non-governmental or voluntary organisations, or are teaching in schools and colleges.
Find out more about the research culture, research centres and conferences that make studying in the Sociology Department at Lancaster so stimulating.
You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.
- Women's Studies Research Project
- Feminist Technoscience Studies
- Gender and Violence
- Capitalism and Crisis
- Environment and Culture
- The Social Life of Science and Technology: Theories and Debates
- Social and Cultural Theory
- Research Projects in Practice: From Design to Dissemination
- Contemporary Debates in Social Theory
- Critical Methods in Media and Cultural Studies
- Methods in Science and Technology Studies
- Mobilities, Society & Change
- Critical Debates in Media and Cultural Studies
- Contemporary British Fiction
- Romance and Realism
- Premodern Bodies
- Nineteenth Century Literature: Place - Space - Text
- Emotional Geographies in Early Modern Literature
- Feminist Media and Cultural Studies
- Writing the Nineteenth Century City
- Contemporary Gothic: Text and Screen
Information contained on the website with respect to modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies' (PSRB) requirements, staff changes, and new research.
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