Gender Studies (UAB-specific programme)

This degree has become an official bachelor's degree and is now entitled Socio-Cultural Gender Studies

Career options

This UAB-specific programme will prepare you to intervene professionally in introducing the perspective of gender into different working environments through, for example, the design and implementation of plans for equality in companies and public institutions or the development of protocols adapted to current legislation on equality.

Some of the professional areas for graduates are:
  • Public administration organisms (gender equality offices, communitarian mediation groups, social work teams, labour risk prevention bureaus, etc.).
  • International organisms (United Nations, Red Cross, UNESCO, WHO, etc.).
  • Associations defending the rights of women and the LGTBQ community.
  • Organisations related to the economic and labour sector (trade unions, business organisations, chambers of commerce, employment offices, etc.).
  • Entities offering psychosocial attention to rape victims and psychopedagogical assessment bureaus.
  • Consultancies for public and social policies.
  • Entities offering training in equality policies.
  • Non governmental organisations and international cooperation organisations.
  • Multidisciplinary teams (think tanks).
  • Formal lobbies (officially recognised by the European Parliament).
  • Cultural industries and institutions (publishing houses, civic centres, cultural centes, museums, etc.).
  • Media channels.
  • Marketing and advertising companies.
  • Associations of educational leisure entities and education centre associations.
  • Research centes and teams working on gender equality.
And in different job positions:
  • Consultancies focusing on gender equality.
  • Project management.
  • Coordination of interdisciplinary teams.
  • Experts in preparing national and European interdisciplinary project.
  • Gender policy makers.
  • Gender policy technicians.

The social, political and legal relevance of the subject and the large interest demonstrated by hiring sectors point to a large index of employability among graduates of this programme.

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