Cultural Studies

Students Commencing in 2014
Degree information

Information for 2013
Degree information


Information for 2014

Master of Cultural Studies
Graduate Diploma in Cultural Studies
Graduate Certificate in Cultural Studies

Candidates for the Master of Cultural Studies must complete 48 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study, 18 credit points of core elective units of study and 18 credit points of elective units of study. With the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 6 credit points of elective units can be taken from units of study outside those listed in the Cultural Studies subject area of the Postgraduate Unit of Study Table, including from units of study offered by other faculties.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Cultural Studies must complete 36 credit points, including 6 credit points of core units of study, 18 credit points of core elective units of study and 12 credit points of elective units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Cultural Studies must complete 24 credit points, including 18 credit points of core elective units of study and 6 credit points of elective units of study.

Core Units of Study
Candidates for the Graduate Certificate can count these units towards their Core-Elective component

Semester 1
GCST5909 Key Thinkers for Cultural Studies

Semester 2
GCST6903 Debates in Cultural Studies

Core Elective Units of Study
Semester 1
GCST6906 Cultural Studies Internship Placement
GCST6907 Cultural Studies Internship Project
GCST6901 Cultural Policy
GCST6905 Gender in Cultural Theory
WMST6902 Arguing the Point
WMST6922 Dissertation Part 1
WMST6923 Dissertation Part 2

Semester 2
GCST5902 Natures and Cultures of Bodies
GCST5905 Identity Place and Culture
GCST6906 Cultural Studies Internship Placement
GCST6907 Cultural Studies Internship Project
WMST6903 Gender, Media and Consumer Societies
WMST6904 Modernism, Modernity and Modern Culture
WMST6922 Dissertation Part 1
WMST6923 Dissertation Part 2

Elective Units of Study
Semester 1
ARHT6930 Film Theory: Art, Industry, Culture
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
ASNS6905 Asian Popular Culture
PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace and Justice
SCLG6902 Doing Social Research

Semester 2
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
ASNS6908 Media Industries in East Asia
HRTD6906 The Philosophy of Human Rights
LNGS7006 Cross-Cultural Communication
MIPH5116 Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine
MUSM7035 Ethics of Cultural Property
PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace and Justice
USSC6914 Key Issues in American Culture


Information for 2013

Master of Cultural Studies
Graduate Diploma in Cultural Studies
Graduate Certificate in Cultural Studies

Candidates for the Master of Cultural Studies must complete 48 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study, 18 credit points of core elective units of study and 18 credit points of elective units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Cultural Studies must complete 36 credit points, including 6 credit points of core units of study, 18 credit points of core elective units of study and 12 credit points of elective units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Cultural Studies must complete 24 credit points, including 18 credit points of core elective units of study and 6 credit points of elective units of study.

Core Units of Study
Candidates for the Graduate Certificate can count these units towards their Core-Elective component

Semester 1
GCST5909 Key Thinkers for Cultural Studies

Semester 2
GCST6903 Debates in Cultural Studies

Core Elective Units of Study
WMST 6922 and WMST 6923 are available to Master of Cultural Studies candidates only. Please discuss your proposed topic for the dissertation with the postgraduate coordinator prior to enrolling in these units of study. WMST 6902 - Arguing the Point is a corequisite.

GCST 5906 and GCST 5907 are available to the Master of Cultural Studies and Graduate Diploma in Cultural Studies candidates only. Please discuss with the postgraduate coordinator prior to enrolling in these units of study.

Semester 1
GCST6905 Philosophy in the Feminine
WMST6902 Arguing the Point
WMST6903 Gender, Media and Consumer Societies
WMST6922 Dissertation Part 1
WMST6923 Dissertation Part 2
GCST5906 Cultural Studies Internship Placement
GCST5907 Cultural Studies Internship Project

Semester 2
GCST5902 Natures and Cultures of Bodies
GCST5905 Identity Place and Culture
WMST6904 Modernism, Modernity and Modern Culture
WMST6922 Dissertation Part 1
WMST6923 Dissertation Part 2
GCST5906 Cultural Studies Internship Placement
GCST5907 Cultural Studies Internship Project

Elective Units of Study
Semester 1
ARHT6930 Film Theory: Art, Industry, Culture
ARIN6903 Exploring Digital Cultures
ASNS6908 Media Industries in East Asia
HRTD6906 The Philosophy of Human Rights
HSTY6987 Writing the Past
PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace and Justice
SCLG6902 Doing Social Research
USSC6914 Key Issues in American Culture
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates

Semester 2
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
ASNS6905 Asian Popular Culture
LNGS7006 Cross-Cultural Communication
MIPH5116 Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine
MUSM7035 Ethics of Cultural Property
PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace and Justice
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates

Candidates may choose other elective units of study from the postgraduate program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, subject to approval.