Gender and Local Economic Development (GLED) Program
Duration: Two years
Award: Master of Gender Studies
The Program is offered by the School of Women and Gender Studies and its overall Objective is to develop the capacity to analyze and understand women, gender and development issues at the postgraduate level.
The specific objectives are:
- To provide high level training focusing on gender, women and developmental issues;
- To train gender analysts for the University, government, private sector and NGOs;
- To provide a global framework within which gender, women and developmental issues can be analyzed from a Ugandan/African perspective.
- To train a pool of researchers to generate data and publishable information relevant to gender and women’s studies.
Admission is on the basis of both academic and work experience, as follows:
- At least a good second-class honors degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
- A minimum of two years of working experience.
- Work experience in an area relevant to gender and development is an added advantage.
Nature of Degree:
The program of study is by course-work, examinations and dissertation. The dissertation should be original.
|YEAR 1||Semester 1||LH||TH||PH||CH||CU|
|GS7100||Introduction to Women and Gender||15||15||0||30||2|
|GS7101||Theoretical Perspectives in Gender and Development||45||15||0||60||4|
|GS7102||Gender and Economics of Developing Countries||45||15||0||60||4|
|GS7103||Research Methodology 1||30||15||0||45||3|
|Total credits semester 1||13|
|GS7204||Gender, the State and Public Policy||45||15||0||60||4|
|GS7205||Gender and Development Management||30||15||30||60||4|
|GS7206||Research Methodology II||30||15||0||45||3|
|GS7207||Gender, Institutions and Social Transformation||20||10||0||30||2|
|GS7208||Gender, Law and Women’s Rights||20||10||0||30||2|
|GS7209||Gendered Identities and Social Representation||20||10||0||30||2|