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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2018–2019
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SOS4.4 Introduction to Gender Studies (web course) 5 ECTS
Implementation is only a part of open university teaching
Location information
Location independent teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Yhteiskuntatutkimuksen tutkinto-ohjelma
Faculty of Social Sciences

General description

Webcourse “Introduction to Gender Studies” gives basic introductory knowledge about gender studies. The course begins with introduction to concept of gender and gender studies and continues with seven themes: feminist knowledge, men and masculinities, equality policy, family, intersectionality, gendered practices of working life, and body and sexuality. The course is for exchange students and everyone interested in gender studies. Previous studies in gender studies are not required.

The course will be 8.10.-30.11.2018. Each week the students will read text and/or other material available in the internet and discuss them in small groups in the Moodle learning environment.

Enrolment for University Studies

Application to the course (max. 30 students)10.9.-28.9.2018 by e-form.For further information and enrolment, please see:


Eira Juntti, University of Jyväskylä, Teacher responsible


8-Oct-2018 – 30-Nov-2018


Numeric 1-5.

Further information

The course is organized by HILMA Network for Gender Studies.

If you are selected to the course, please contact the course contact person in Tampere University (Hanna-Mari Ikonen, hanna-mari.ikonen@uta.fi) for agreeing on the registration of the course.