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Gender and Sexuality Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Paradise, NV, United States
Gender and Sexuality Studies is a relatively new field of study that seeks to correct institutional neglect, denial and devaluation of the study of women and gender in higher education. This Gender and Sexuality Studies program is offered by University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Overview

About

Gender and Sexuality Studies program from University of Nevada, Las Vegas

For students, this means learning how assumptions and policies regarding gender, race, class, sexuality, ethnicity, physical ability, nationality and other social dimensions shape the material conditions of men’s and women’s lives all over the world.

The curriculum is designed to focus students on the relationship between feminist theories and women’s activism throughout history. Gender and Sexuality Studies graduates are equipped to work in any field or profession where analysis and action are integrated.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Learning Objectives:
  • Develop awareness of and engage in constructive discussions about social justice and diversity issues.
  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of the intersectionality of gender, race, class, and sexuality.
  • Identify and interpret social issues from a multicultural perspective.
  • Analyze women and gender from a cultural and institutional perspective.
  • Develop knowledge about feminist perspectives
  • Analyze social change through the study of local and global activism

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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:

    61

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA OR 1120* SAT (evidenced-based reading & writing and math) OR 22 ACT (composite score). *1040 for exams taken prior to March 2016.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21023 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21023 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6551 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6551 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Paradise

  • 1088 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

UNLV is here to help you finance your education. In 2013, more than 70 percent of UNLV students used loans, grants, scholarships, and work-study programs to help pay their college expenses. We have provided cost of attendance and financial aid calculators to help you estimate your college costs.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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