12 months
Duration
1431 USD/credit 51516 USD/year
1431 USD/credit 51516 USD/year
543 USD/credit 19548 USD/year
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About

Our Women and Gender Studies students from George Mason University take required coursework in feminist and queer theory, critical race theory, and transnational and global feminisms.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Elective course offerings in WGST include African American women’s history, disability studies, gender and health, human rights, immigration, sexuality and globalization, black psychology, and ecofeminism.

Who's in the Program

  • Students come from all walks of life and backgrounds and range from recent college graduates to mid-career professionals. 
  • A desire to merge their interests in the intersections among gender, sexuality, race and class with coursework in a discipline of interest such as history, literature, sociology, anthropology, health, education, philosophy, social work, conflict analysis and resolution, or the arts, is a central characteristic of students in this concentration. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Feminist Theories
  • Transnational Issues of Gender and Race
  • Feminist Approaches to Social Research
  • Critical Race Studies  
  • Representations of Race
  • Gender, Sexuality, and Disability

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The goals statement essay should express what the applicant hopes to achieve academically and/or professionally by studying Women and Gender Studies at George Mason University. The essay should display the applicant's writing ability and the background and credentials that qualify the applicant for graduate study. The essay should convey that applying to this program has been an informed and thoughtful process.
  • The writing sample should be a formal piece of writing that demonstrates the applicant's ability to write and conduct research at the graduate level, use evidence to make an argument, cite sources, and engage in scholarly analysis.
  • Letters of recommendation should speak to the applicant’s character, work ethic, academic or professional achievements, and/or preparedness for graduate study. Ideally, at least 1 of the 2 recommendations will come from someone who can speak directly to the applicant’s previous academic performance.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51516 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    51516 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    19548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 543 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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