Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Gender and Sexuality Studies

The New School

12 months
2260 USD/credit 27120 USD/year
2260 USD/credit 27120 USD/year
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The Gender and Sexuality Studies Postgrad. Cert. program offered by The New School is a university-wide program that brings together faculty and courses from across The New School.



The Gender and Sexuality Studies Postgrad. Cert. program offered by The New School is designed to foster intellectual collaboration on the study of gender and sexuality among students and faculty representing a variety of disciplines.

Learn to recognize and respond to questions such as: What is gender? How is sexuality culturally constructed? How do attitudes toward gender affect individual experience, artifact design, artistic production, and modes of social organization? How do we respond to gender-based claims of injustice? What does social justice looks like in a gendered (or post-gendered) world?

Located in New York City, your study of gender and sexuality will be shaped by unparalleled access to renowned research resources, experts, and institutions, including:

  • The Lesbian Herstory Archives
  • The Pat Parker/Vito Russo Center Library of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center
  • Bluestockings bookstore
  • The gay and lesbian and HIV/AIDS archival collections at the New York Public Library

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Trans Theory as Gender Theory
  • Gender, Culture, and Media
  • Trans | Aesthetics
  • Women's Intellectual History
  • Money, Sex, Power: Feminist Theories of Work
  • Marxist Feminism: A Genealogy of U.S. Feminist Theory
  • Fashion Criticism: Past, Present, and Future

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply to our graduate programs, you must complete The New School's online application
  • The application fee is $50. The fee is paid through the online application and is non-refundable
  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Personal Essays
  • Writing Sample
  • Résumé
  • All applicants whose first language is not English must submit valid TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, or Duolingo scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2260 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2260 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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