MA Gender Master of Arts in Gender Studies

2 Years

The MA (Gender Studies) Programme is offered by the Department of Women and Gender Studies.


The overall Objective of the Masters Programme is to develop a capacity to analyse and understand women, gender and development issues at the postgraduate level.

The specific objectives are:

  1. To provide high level training focusing on gender, women and developmental issues;
  2. To train gender analysts for the University, government, private sector and NGOs;
  3. To provide a global framework within which gender, women and developmental issues can be analysed from a Ugandan/African perspective.
  4. To train a pool of researchers to generate data and publishable information relevant to gender and women's studies.

Admission Requirements

Admission is on the basis of both academic and work experience, as follows:
At least a good second class honours degree in any discipline from a recognised University.

  1. A minimum of two years of working experience.

Applications from those with lower qualifications may also be considered if there is evidence of academic growth.  Work experience in an area relevant to gender and development is an added advantage.

Duration and Nature of Degree

The programme duration is a maximum of 21 months.  The programme of study is by course-work, examinations and dissertation. The dissertation should be original.

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