Gender Studies

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

Gender Studies

Major

A major in Gender 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 unit
(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 Gender Studies requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level core unit
(ii) 6 credit point of 1000-level selective units
(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
GCST1602
Introduction to Gender Studies
6      Intensive July
Semester 1
Selective
GCST1601
Introduction to Cultural Studies
6      Intensive February
Semester 1
GCST1603
Screen Cultures and Gender: Film to Apps
6      Semester 2
GCST1604
Introduction to Diversity

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1

2000-level core units of study

GCST2607
Bodies, Sexualities, Identities
6    P 12 credit points at1000level in Gender Studies or 12 credit points at1000level in Diversity Studies.
N WMST2007
Intensive July
Semester 1

2000-level selective units of study

GCST2605
Representing Race and Gender

This unit of study is not available in 2021

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
GCST2609
Masculinities
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Gender and Cultural Studies Anthropology Sociology ENGL1008 or ENGL1026 or PHIL1011 or PHIL1013
N WMST2009
Semester 2
GCST2610
Intimacy, Love and Friendship
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Gender Studies
N WMST2010
Semester 2
GCST2631
Gender and Environment
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Gender Studies
Intensive February
Semester 2

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 available in 2021

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
N GCST2613 or GCST2611
Semester 1
GCST3635
Bodies and Social Worlds
6      Semester 2
GCST3636
Sex, Violence and Transgression

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Gender Studies or Cultural Studies
N GCST2604
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary Project units 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.
GCST3996
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST3997
Industry and Community Project
6    P 72 credit points
C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
N GCST3998
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2