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Ethnic Studies

University of California, Berkeley

36 months
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Ethnic Studies from University of California, Berkeley introduces you to the critical and interdisciplinary study of race, ethnicity, and indigeneity with a focus on the experiences and perspectives of people of color within and beyond the United States.  

Overview

Ethnic Studies from University of California, Berkeley provides rigorous interdisciplinary training as well as critical grounding in comparative, relational, and intersectional analysis made possible by the core subfields of the department—Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies, Native American Studies, and Comparative Ethnic Studies.

Students at Ethnic Studies from University of California, Berkeley will:

  • learn social science and humanities methodologies, including archival research, ethnography, oral history, and textual and visual analysis. 
  • pursue a “Designated Emphasis” in such areas as Critical Theory, Film Studies, Indigenous Language Revitalization, New Media, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Series in Comparative Transnational Theories and Methods
  • Professional Writing
  • "Theories and Approaches to Inter-Racial Histories of the United States"
  • “The Rise of Authoritarianism, Ethic Nationalism and Othering and Belonging: How the Fear of the "Other" is Being Used to Challenge Democratic Norms”
  • "Lifeworlds of Indigenous Thought"

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The typical minimum GPA is 3.0. If your GPA falls below 3.0, please provide an explanation in your statement of purpose.       
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Personal Statement:  
  • Writing Sample
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Application Fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5721 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5721 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Berkeley

1750 - 2820 USD /month
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