Cultural Studies

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

Cultural Studies

Master of Cultural Studies

Students complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) 12 credit points of core units of study
(b) a minimum of 24 credit points of selective units of study
(c) a maximum of 24 credit points from elective units of study
(i) With the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units can be taken outside those listed in the table, including units of study offered by other faculties.
(d) a minimum of 12 credit points of capstone units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Cultural Studies

Students complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 30 credit points from selective units of study; and
(b) a maximum of 18 credit points from elective units of study.
(i) With the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 6 credit points of elective units can be taken outside those listed in the table, including units of study offered by other faculties.

Graduate Certificate in Cultural Studies

Students complete 24 credit points of units of study, including:
(a) a minimum of 18 credit points of core or selective units of study; and
(b) a maximum of 6 credit points from elective units of study.

Core

GCST5909
Key Thinkers for Cultural Studies
6      Semester 1
GCST6903
Debates in Cultural Studies
6      Semester 2

Selective

GCST5210
Transforming Everyday Life
6      Semester 2
GCST5910
Health, Pleasure and Consumption

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
GCST6901
Cultural Policy
6      Semester 2
GCST6905
Gender in Cultural Theory
6      Semester 2
WMST6902
Arguing the Point
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
WMST6903
Gender, Media and Consumer Societies
6      Semester 1
WMST6904
Modernist Cultural Studies

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1

Elective

ARHT6930
Film Theory: Art, Industry, Culture
6      Semester 2
ARIN6903
Digital Media and Society
6      Semester 2
ASNS6905
Asian Popular Culture
6      Semester 2
ASNS6908
Media Industries in East Asia
6      Semester 1
ECOP6101
Core Concepts in Political Economy
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6015
Global Employment and Migration

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
GEOS5501
Human Rights and the Environment

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2a
GOVT6311
Issues in Public Policy
6      Semester 2
GOVT6336
Media Politics
6      Semester 2
HRTD6906
The Philosophy of Human Rights
6    N PHIL7607
Semester 1
HRTG6901
The Idea of Heritage

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
LAWS6192
Young People, Crime and the Law

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    N LAWS6069


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Intensive September
LAWS6888
Risk, Fear and Insecurity
6   

Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/list.php. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive September
MECO6919
Health Communication
6   

This unit will be offered in intensive and online modes.
Intensive May
Semester 1
MUSM7035
Ethics of Cultural Property
6      Semester 2
PACS6909
Cultures of Violence
6      Intensive May
PRFM5901
Critical Theory and Performance
6      Semester 1
SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
6    N SCWK6901
Semester 1
SCLG6903
New Debates in Social Theory
6      Semester 2
USSC6919
Hollywood vs. Netflix
6      Semester 2
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6   

Where students intend to complete both FASS7001 and FASS7002, they should undertake FASS7001 first then FASS7002. Do not enrol in both in one semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Capstone

GCST5906
Cultural Studies Internship Placement
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST5907
Cultural Studies Internship Project
6    C GCST5906

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST6922
Dissertation Part 1
6    P 24 credit points
N WMST6922

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST6923
Dissertation Part 2
12    P GCST6922
N WMST6923

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2