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Gender Studies: Magister Thesis

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2024

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Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

The aim of the course is to develop the student´s knowledge of scientific work and to carry out and present an independent thesis work in gender studies. The thesis is planned in joint consultation with a supervisor. The result shall be presented in written form. Apart from the actual writing of a thesis the student is also expected to defend the thesis and to act as a discussant on another student's thesis.

The thesis can be written in Swedish or English.

Application and eligibility

Gender Studies: Magister Thesis, 15 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2024 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


20 March 2024


2 June 2024

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of other meetings


Required Knowledge

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent first-cycle qualification comprising of at least 180 ECTS or a corresponding qualification from an internationally recognised university. In addition to this, another 30 ETCS on advanced level in gender studies, and 7,5 ECTS in Research Methods on advanced level for the Social Sciences or humanities,or equivalently, is required.

English proficiency equivalent to English A/6 and Swedish from Swedish Upper secondary education if the course is given in Swedish.


Academic credits

Application code



Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 September 2023 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 16 October 2023. How to apply

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 23,250

Total fee

SEK 23,250

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Contactperson for the course is:
Veronika Lodwika