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University of Sussex: Gender Studies (Social Sciences)

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


Explore the social structures and discourses of gender – our expert faculty offer guidance and supervision through a wide range of research projects.

You could work on topics such as:

  • social aspects of gender including work and/or family life
  • the politics of the body
  • the construction of gendered discourses, experiences and identities
  • women’s, feminist and LGBTQ social movements.

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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