SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme provides: Specialised research training in gender studies, in addition to focused study of feminist legal theories and a particular area of law. This pathway is suitable for students considering advanced postgraduate research in gender studies with a regional specialisation; a broad programme for students with some background in women's studies, gender studies, and area studies etc. who wish to enhance their knowledge of gender in relation to cross'cultural legal issues; a special interest course, which enables students to study gender issues in depth in relation to a particular regional or disciplinary specialisation alongside the acquisition of knowledge of feminist legal approaches and a study of a legal sub'discipline.

Course Modules

Core modules: Preliminary law, legal reasoning and legal methods; gender theory and the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East; feminist legal theory.

Course Additional Entry

Minimum upper 2nd Class (2.1) or above Honours degree (or equivalent).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £17,215  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,985  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £8,608  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £3,993  Academic year. First year home fees