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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2017–2018
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GEN1 Introduction to the Master's Degree Programme in Gender Studies 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Gender Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

The students become familiar with the programme: its structure, goals and study practices. In addition, they revise and familiarize themselves with the programme's central concepts (such as gender, sexuality, feminism, equality, and intersectionality) as well as with the research traditions in gender studies, especially in the context of the Global Society framework.

General description

The students familiarize themselves with the practicalities of the programme: its structure and pedagogy.The course maps and discusses the points of departure of the students, teachers and the institutions involved in the programme. Furthermore, it consists of reading and independent work.


Marja Vehviläinen, Teacher responsible


31-Aug-2017 – 17-Oct-2017
Thu 31-Aug-2017 at 11-17, Linna 5014
Fri 1-Sep-2017 at 9-15, Linna 5014
Study Group
Wed 6-Sep-2017 at 14-16, Linna 5016
Tue 12-Sep-2017 - 17-Oct-2017 weekly at 14-16, Linna 5016



Study materials

Connell & Pearse (2014), Gender in World Perspective.

Handbook of feminist theory (eds. M. Evans et.al 2014), chapters 1, 3, 5, 14, 17, 18, 19, 26, 29, 32, 35