After studying Gender Studies, you will have skills that are vital in many professions. For example, you can work in global development issues, journalism and the media, or education. You can also work with gender issues at businesses and public authorities, as a gender equality consultant, expert, or as an officer for discrimination issues. It provides you with many options on the labour market.
Gender Studies not only equips you for working life, but also provides a political and social education that supports participation in and action for various societal issues. Increased understanding and broadened theoretical perspectives allow you to understand and investigate the fundamentals of society. It provides perspectives on how society has changed over time and what we want it to be like in the future.
After your studies, you will have developed numerous important skills. These include writing academic texts, making oral presentations, completing independent work and developing critical thinking and analysis skills.
What are former students doing now?
Many former students of Gender Studies have continued working with gender issues in a variety of ways. For example, some are case managers for public authorities, while others work as project managers in businesses or as investigators in politics and private organisations.