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What will I learn?

Explore the social structures and discourses of gender - our expert faculty offer guidance and supervision through a wide range of research projects.

You could work on topics such as:

  • social aspects of gender including work and/or family life
  • the politics of the body
  • the construction of gendered discourses, experiences, and identities
  • women’s, feminist, and LGBTQ social movements.

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
£18,975.00 (US$ 21,136) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

January 2023


University of Sussex

Sussex House,


Brighton & Hove,

BN1 9RH, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Degree requirements: You’re normally expected to have a master’s degree and an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree. Subject-specific requirements: Your qualification should be in gender studies or a related subject area, but you may still be considered for the degree if you have a qualification in a different subject area. In certain circumstances, you may also be considered for the degree if you have other relevant professional qualifications or relevant research experience of equivalent standing. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic) High level (6.5 overall, including at least 6.0 in each component); TOEFL (iBT) - 88 overall, including at least 20 in Listening, 19 in Reading, 21 in Speaking, 23 in Writing.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Sussex

In the vibrant coastal city of Brighton, Sussex offers a world-class education, real-world employability and an unforgettable student experience.

  • Ranked 21st in the UK and 151th in the world (THE WUR 2022)
  • Outstanding research reputation & excellent job prospects
  • Continual investment in facilities & the student experience
  • Beautiful campus with a welcoming global community

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