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Masters in Coursework in Gender Studies and Transformation

Overview

In 2022 the department will offer a MSocSc specialising in Gender & Transformation

 

Programme Convener:

Associate Professor Jane Bennett

 

Admission requirements:

  1. Faculty Rule FM3 and University General Rules apply (See UCT Postgraduate Handbook )
  2. Specialisation requirements:
    • An Honours degree or it's equavalent in a field relating to Gender Studies.
    • A minimum pass of 68% in the final honours dissertation
    • An outline of proposed research interest and research focus
  3. Acceptance is on the recommendation of the Head of Section

 

Prescribed curriculum:

Master’s students are required to complete the three compulsory courses as well as one elective course -

Compulsory (core) courses:

AXL5106W Minor Dissertation ........................................................................

AXL5104FS Contemporary African Feminist Theorisation ..............................  

AXL5105W Advanced Theory in Feminist Research and Methodology ..........

Elective courses:

One course from Gender Studies which provides a disciplinary concentration in a chosen field or one course from other specialisations offered within the Faculty. This may be based outside of Gender Studies, providing the course relates to the general focus of the research project.

AXL5103FS Development, Conflict and Political Change ................................

AXL5107H Directed Reading in Gender Studies .............................................

AXL5108FS Gender, Sexuality and Islam .........................................................

AXL5109FS Politics of Queer ............................................................................  

 

How to apply

In order for your application to be considered for 2022 intake, you need to complete the online application Here

Please note that the application deadline is 31 October 2021

 

Useful Links

UCT Humanities Postgraduate Handbook

2022 Directions for Postgraduate Applications

Faculty of Humanities website

UCT Postgraduate Studies Brochure

2021 Fees booklet

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