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Qualification: Master’s Degree in "Gender, Culture and Society". Department of Social Angthropology and History. Faculty of Social Sciences. University of the Aegean.

Master’s Degree in "Gender, Culture and Society". Department of Social Angthropology and History. Faculty of Social Sciences. University of the Aegean.

Qualification Information

The holders of the relevant master's degree has acquired specialized knowledge that allow them to know, understand thoroughly, and conduct original scientific research about the following:
- the main modern concerns on gender in the fields of different scientific branches and areas;
- investigate gender as an analytical tool to improve the understanding of issues related to social relations and ideologies in every aspect of the human experience and activity;
- socially sensitive sectors, formulating the gender and equality policies;
- international developments in the relevant sciences, research directions, and specialisations.
Due to the original research work required to acquire the title, the graduate of the Postgraduate Studies Programme is capable of participating in relevant research programmes and/or conduct original research of extensive range.

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Upon the completion of the Postgraduate Studies Programme and the acquisition of the Master's Degree, the graduate of PSP "Gender, Culture and Society" of the Department of Social Anthropology and History will have been specialized on interdisciplinary approaches and on the findings of modern research regarding the social, historical, and cultural views of gender, with special emphasis on Greece, the Balkans, and Europe. The basic elements comprising the graduates of the PSP is the interdisciplinary approach, the inherent intercultural orientation, as well as the emphasis on mainly qualitative research methods, and especially on the ethnographic approach and historical study.

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University of the Aegean

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Λόφος Πανεπιστημίου 81100 Μυτιλήνη, Τηλ:2251036000 Φαξ:2251036009 Email: rectorate@aegean.gr

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Holders of qualifications that belong to this type may work either as self-employed or in positions of responsibility in companies and organizations in the private or in the public sector.

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Access to this type of qualification have those who hold a Bachelor Degree (level 6). The selection of graduate students is mainly based on the following criteria: the overall grade of the Bachelor Degree, the grades in undergraduate courses that are relevant with the subjects of the Master’s program, the performance in thesis, where is foreseen at the undergraduate level and any research activity of the candidate. The detailed application of the above mentioned criteria, the definition of additional criteria or the conducting of examinations and interviews, the results of which are taken into account in the selection, are determined by decision of the relevant Department.
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 8.

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Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.