Women's Education, Research and Resource Centre (WERRC)

University College Dublin
School of Social Justice
Women's Education, Research and Resource Centre (WERRC)

Located in the School of Social Justice at UCD, WERRC is one of the leading Women’s Studies centres in Europe with a commitment to making a difference through transformative feminist scholarship, research, teaching, outreach and networking activities.

WERRC offers a full range of degree programmes and applications are invited for admission to the following programmes on a full-time or part-time basis:

• Graduate Diploma in Women’s Studies
• MA in Women’s Studies
• MLitt/PhD in Women’s Studies

WERRC offers a wide range of courses, with particular focus on the following:
Theories and Politics of Feminism; Gender, Equality and Public Policy; Feminist Research Methodologies; Gender and Globalisation; Irish Literary Cultures and Histories; Lifelong Learning and Adult Education; Women in the Community and Voluntary Sector; Lesbian and Queer Theory and Politics

Students are accepted from many disciplines, backgrounds and countries, and mature and ‘returning’ students are encouraged to apply.

Graduates from these programmes have progressed to work in the public and private sectors of Irish society; international organisations and NGOs; government departments and agencies; political parties; women’s organisations and charities; educational institutions; adult education; media; legal profession; health sector.

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