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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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GEN1 Introduction to the Master's Degree Programme in Gender Studies 5 ECTS
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Master's Degree Programme in Gender Studies
Gender Studies

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.


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.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English

Active participation in the workshop, and pre-assignment to the workshop, readings, and an exam or an assignment.



Study materials

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

Handbook of feminist theory (eds. M. Evans et.al 2014), selected chapters.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Social Sciences
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Faculty of Social Sciences