Cultural Studies

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Cultural Studies

Major

A major in Cultural Studies requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level core unit
(ii) 6 credit points of 1000-level selective units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iv) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(v) 18 credit points of 3000-level units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Cultural Studies requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level core unit
(ii) 6 credit points of 1000-level selective unit
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iv) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(v) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000-level units of study

Core
GCST1601
Introduction to Cultural Studies
6      Intensive February
Semester 2
Selective
GCST1602
Introduction to Gender Studies
6      Intensive July
Semester 1
GCST1603
Screen Cultures and Gender: Film to Apps
6      Semester 2
GCST1604
Introduction to Diversity
6      Semester 1

2000-level units of study

Core
GCST2630
Consumer Cultures
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Cultural Studies
N GCST3603
Semester 1
Selective
GCST2603
Animal/Human Cultures
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Cultural Studies
Semester 2
GCST2605
Representing Race and Gender

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Cultural Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Gender Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Diversity Studies
Semester 1
GCST2612
Youth and Youth Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Cultural Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Gender Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Diversity Studies
N WMST2012
Intensive July
USSC2604
Sex, Race and Rock: US Culture
6      Intensive July

3000-level units of study

GCST3604
Using Cultural Theory
6    P (12 credit points at 2000 level Gender and Cultural Studies) or (12 credit points at 2000 level Digital Cultures)
Semester 2
GCST3631
Gender, Communities and Belonging

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Gender Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Cultural Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Diversity Studies
Semester 1
GCST3634
The Social Life of Policy
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Gender and Cultural Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Diversity Studies
N GCST2632
Semester 1
GCST3637
Cultural Politics of Difference
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Gender Studies or Cultural Studies
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
GCST3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive December

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2