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UK Gender Studies Courses

Explore the theory of the ways in which gender interacts with class, race, ethnicity, sexuality, inequality, and power throughout history

A degree in gender studies from a UK university will focus on the various cultural, historical, political and sociological aspects of the past and present, taking a theoretical and methodological approach to women’s and gender studies.

Students will focus on a range of gender and feminist approaches to literature, art, history and culture from the middle ages to the current day, and degrees will look at the contribution of feminist theory to a range of academic disciplines, identity and the social construct of gender and the political aspects of gender and feminist research.

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Gender Studies Careers

Gender studies graduates can take up a diverse range of careers in the public and private sectors. Transferable skills gained from a gender studies degree are highly regarded by policymakers, businesses and governing structures that understand the need to engage with gender and sexuality. Journalism, teaching and equalities and diversity work within corporations are also popular avenues many pursue.

Gender Studies Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: Minimum 30 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: ABB including Biology and Physics.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Gender Studies in the UK?

To learn more about the best gender studies courses in the UK, find details on a selection of UK universities that offer gender studies degrees:

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