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Gender Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
North Manchester, IN, United States
The Gender Studies at Manchester University takes a global approach, examining what it means to be female, male, and intersex across cultures. Students will study how their lives have been and continue to be affected by society's gendered values, traditions, and institutions.
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Overview

They will explore how language and belief structures shape women's, men's, and transgender people’s status in society and how differences in race, culture, class, ethnicity, nationality, religion, and sexual orientation affect the experiences of humans as gendered beings.

Education

The Gender Studies at Manchester University curriculum is interdisciplinary in scope and affords students the opportunity to study gender both as an analytical perspective and as a social and cultural phenomenon. Students will take two required courses as well as elective courses in economics, English, history, humanities, queer studies, religion, and sociology.

The interdisciplinary nature of the program equips students with open minds about the challenges of gender difference, analytical skills and an understanding of today's diverse and multicultural world. Depending on the major area of study, the programme may complement the preparation for careers in such fields as social and community work, education, government, law, medicine, social justice work, counseling, business, public relations, journalism and many other professional and human-service fields. Some graduates may choose to pursue further study in the area, becoming researchers and scholars in a wide range of academic fields in the humanities and social sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Women in Literature
  • LGBT Lives
  • Introduction to Gender Studies
  • Introduction to Queer Studies
  • Women in American History
  • Women, Gender Studies, and European History

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • An official TOEFL, IELTS, or SAT I score
    • Official or certified copies of national exams
    We need copies of all national exams as proof of completion of secondary school. This includes national exams or “O” level exams, and “A” level exams.
    • Evidence of financial support
    • Letter of Recommendation
    A letter of recommendation from an employer or teacher or the reference form from the Common Application may be used.  This must be in English.
    • Certified copies of marks, grades, transcripts
    Secondary transcripts of grades, marks or final exam results must be certified as true copies of the original. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32366 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32366 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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