Womens Studies

University College Cork


Course Name Womens Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE03 CKE21
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

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Expand+Full-time 1 year
Part-time 2 years evening hours

You will have a minimum of six contact hours per week with staff from September to May (most classes will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5pm to 7pm) and there are additional, t...

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Course Content

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The MA in Women's Studies course has been offered in UCC for over 20 years. It is ideally suited to Irish, international and mature students (male and female) and this contributes to a dynamic mix in classes.

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Subjects Taught Students take six modules over one year (full-time) or two years (part-time):

Modules (90 credits)
WS6002 Feminist Theory (10 credits)
WS6003 Women in Society I (Contextualising Women in Society) (5 credits)
WS6004 Dissertation (45 credits)
WS6005 Women in Society II (Interdisciplinary Perspectives) (15 credits)
WS6007 Research Skills in Women's Studies (Part 1: Feminist Methodologies) (5 credits)
WS6008 Research Skills in Women's Studies (Part 2) (10 credits)
Number of Credits 90 credits
Careers or Further Progression

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You will develop skills that enhance your employability, including critical thinking; analytic skills; innovative approaches to social issues; gender expertise; understanding of power dynamics and diversity; awarenes...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course

Dr. Elizabeth Kyte
00 353 490 2605 / 490 2755
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