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Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

24 months
25626 USD/year
25626 USD/year
13836 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies from Stony Brook University is particularly strong in four key areas: transnational social movements and globalization; the politics of representation and media analysis; gender and health; and the critical analysis of sexuality.


Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies from Stony Brook University explores how these categories come into being and operate across different cultures and historical periods, and how they shape social, political, economic and institutional organizations as well as personal experience and perception.

Students at Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies from Stony Brook University will gain knowledge in:

  • Gender, race, class, 
  • Sexuality, nation, and disability
  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Feminist Interdisciplinary Histories and Methods
  • Feminist Theories
  • Practicing Women’s and Gender Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.A. or M.A. degree from a recognized institution in a suitable area of study
  • An official graduate application 
  • A statement of purpose
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • One official copy of any transcript from any undergraduate  college or university attended, from which a degree was conferred. 
  • For international students, proficiency in English as demonstrated 
  • One research or term paper in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies or a related field of approximately 20-25 pages. 
  • An application fee of $100.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25626 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12813 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25626 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12813 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6918 USD per semester during 24 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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