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University of Sussex: Gender Studies (Humanities)

Institution University of Sussex View institution profile
Department Sociology
Telephone 01273 877689
Study type Research


Sussex has a long-established reputation for research excellence in the broad field of gender studies. From trans-activism to pro-anorexia websites and from LGBTQ family-making to homonationalism – our postgraduate students are engaged in cutting-edge research. Areas of study

On the humanities route in Gender Studies, you have the opportunity to explore cultural, social and political approaches to the field. Our expert faculty offer guidance and supervision for a wide range of research projects, including:

  • identities and subcultures

  • the cultural politics of representation

  • cultural geographies

  • digital media

  • LGBT and queer studies

  • gender and cultural forms.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

We are a research-intensive campus university with an excellent international reputation, located within the vibrant seaside city of Brighton & Hove. We welcome spirited students who want to study in a creative and intellectually-challenging environment.

We have been ranked 1st in the world for Development Studies for four consecutive years in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017-2020.

A uniquely Sussex education

We offer over 200 postgraduate courses designed to enable you to make a positive difference in the world.

From American Studies to Robotics, Applied Linguistics to International Management, Philosophy to Human Rights, we have stimulating …

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