Social Inequalities, Short Course | Part time | University of California, Berkeley | Berkeley, United States
42 days
550 USD/credit 2200 USD/full
550 USD/credit 2200 USD/full
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This survey Social Inequalities course at the University of California, Berkeley studies recent trends in occupational stratification; social classes in local communities and the nation as related to interest organizations. 


Key facts about the Social Inequalities programme at the University of California, Berkeley:

  • The past 50 years have brought with them tremendous increases in social inequality around the world. In many instances, these have taken place in the context of formally meritocratic regimes. What happened? How can explain these changes and what, if anything, can we do about them? These questions will form the backbone of this class.
  • Throughout the summer, we will cover recent debates, competing theories, and empirical research on social inequality. We will also explore how class, race, ethnicity, and gender continue to shape our life chances in the post-industrial world.

Programme Structure

Hours & Workload 

  • 8 hours of instructor presentation of course materials per week, 22 to 20 hours of outside work hours per week, and 0 to 2 hours of the exchange of opinions or questions on course material per week.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 42 days
    • Flexible

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4 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

International visiting students are required to have:

  • Proof of English proficiency, unless your country of origin is on the exception list
  • A non-immigrant visa
  • Proof of health insurance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2200 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 550 USD per credit during 42 days.
  • National

    2200 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 550 USD per credit during 42 days.
  • Registration Fee $450
  • Document Management Fee $62
For Intenational students: 
  • International Service Fee $400

Living costs for Berkeley

1750 - 2820 USD /month
Living costs

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


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