Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies

MA by Research

About the MA by Research

If you have a longstanding interest in a particular political or international studies field, possibly related to your occupation or other significant experience, then an MA by Research may be suitable for you.


  • Full-time: one year.
  • Part-time: two years.


This type of study works through close one-to-one supervision, tailored specifically to the needs of the project and the student.

You research and write a thesis of approximately 30,000 words on a subject of your choice.

The School offers no broad research training for students that register for this degree. MA by Research candidates are not eligible for transfer to MPhil or PhD.

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Postgraduate Admissions

Centre for Gender Studies
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3770

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