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Sociology of Race, Class and Gender, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 days
    Duration
University rank #98 (QS) , MA,
This Sociology of Race, Class and Gender course at Boston University examines race, class, gender, and sexuality as intersecting axes of stratification, identity, and experience.

About

This Sociology of Race, Class and Gender course at Boston University draws heavily from feminist theories in both sociology and history in order to analyze how these intersections can be applied to understanding social problems and structures. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 days
  • Credits
    4 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

A full course load in a standard six-week summer session at Boston University is eight semester credits (generally two courses) or a total of 16 semester credits for the full Summer Term.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    84

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Prerequisites: at least one prior 100- or 200-level sociology course, or consent of the instructor. 
  • Immunization Record Form
  • Copy of valid passport, including the data page and passport expiration date
  • Copy of the most recent U.S. Port of Entry stamp in your passport and other relevant immigration documents (only required if you are currently in the U.S.)
  • Copy of most recent English Proficiency Test scores (TOEFL/IELTS). 
  • Financial Documentation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2800 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2800 USD per module and a duration of 42 days.
  • National

    2800 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2800 USD per module and a duration of 42 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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