PhD

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:3 years
Local:$ 6.8k / 1 Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 26.3k / 1 Academic year(s) Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
StudyQA ranking:1521

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Gender and Sexuality Studies is an inter-faculty programme drawing on the unique breadth of disciplines for which UCL is renowned. The degree is offered by the Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry, and involves staff from the faculties of Arts & Humanities, Social & Historical Sciences, Laws and Built Environment.

Research students can specialise in any aspect of gender or sexuality studies for which suitable supervision is available. Potential supervisors’ disciplinary perspectives are drawn from anthropology, development studies, education, geography, law, literary studies, queer studies, sociology and urban studies.

Research areas

Potential supervisors have a very varied set of research interests with a focus on many different parts of the world. Their interests include nationalism and sexuality; gender and urban development in the Global South; contemporary gay/queer cinema; feminist perspectives on family law and the home;gender and sexuality in medieval and modern European literature and in Israeli literature: children in Chinese literature; sexuality, migration and health; gender in Chinese medicine; and cultural discourses of AIDS.

  • 5 year Specialist Diploma with an overall mark of 4.5/5.0
  • Bachelor's degree with an overall mark of 4.5/5.0
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Advanced level: Score of 109 overall 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening
  • British Council International Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Version). Advanced level: Overall grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests.

Scholarships

  • British Chevening Scholarships 
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