Gender and Development at University of Sussex (MA)

University of Sussex
Masters (MA)

1 year/2 years
Full time/Part-time

Course description:

Having recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, this is one of the longest running courses on gender and development. You’ll gain a solid  understanding of debates in feminist thinking, and link them to gendered policy and programming. You develop in-depth knowledge and capacity for gendered analysis of specific issues such as: women’s empowerment, political economy and the environment, and masculinities and patriarchy. You’ll gain the skills required to participate effectively in gender- and development-related research, policy-making and programme implementation.

School Department:

Institute of Development Studies at University of Sussex

Entry Requirements:

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above. Your qualification should be in the social sciences or a related subject area. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing. There are specific entry requirements depending on your country. This is found at the official website.

English language requirements

IELTS: Higher level (7.0 overall, including at least 6.5 in each component).


Official Programme Website:

Scholarships available:

University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships
Chevening Scholarships
IDS Graduate Scholarships at University of Sussex

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