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Gender Studies: Master Thesis

  • Number of credits 30 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2024

About the course

The major content of this course is to write an independent student thesis in Gender Studies. The objective is to carry out a study in gender studies and formulate relevant research questions that contributes to the fields of gender study empirically, methodologically and theoretically. 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.

Application and eligibility

Gender Studies: Master Thesis, 30 credits

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


15 January 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

60 credits on advanced level in Gender Studies and 15 credits in Research Methods on advanced level for the Social Sciences or humanities or equivalently is required.

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


Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 16 October 2023. The application period is closed.

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 46,500

Total fee

SEK 46,500

Contact us

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Contactperson for the course is:
Veronika Lodwika