Gender and Identities: Education, Citizenship and Youth (812X3)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Spring teaching

On this module you will examine the production of citizenship identities within and through education, and the ways this is gendered. You’ll focus on youth identities in the Global South.

You will critically enage with contemporary international education and development policy agendas, including the Sustainable Development Goals and international policy conventions related to gender and youth.

You’ll explore different theories of gender and identity, and the particular insights they afford for international education and development agendas. Their insights and methodological implications will be illuminated throughout the module through close engagement with relevant research literature, related to a wide range of Global South contexts.


100%: Seminar


100%: Coursework (Essay)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 267 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.