Cultural Studies

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) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iv) 18 credit points of 3000-level units
(v) 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) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000 level units of study

Core
GCST1601
Introduction to Cultural Studies
6      Semester 1
Summer Main
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 2

2000 level units of study

GCST2603
Animal/Human Cultures
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Cultural Studies
Semester 2
GCST2605
Representing Race and Gender
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 2
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
Semester 1
Summer Main
GCST2630
Consumer Cultures
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Cultural Studies
N GCST3603
Semester 1
Summer Main
USSC2604
Sex, Race and Rock in the USA

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 junior credit points from one of the following subject area; American Studies, Anthropology, Music, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, English, European Studies, Government and International Relations, History, International and Global Studies, Media and Communications, Performance Studies, Philosophy, Political Economy or Sociology
N HSTY2057
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
GCST3630
Everyday Life: Theories and Practices
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Cultural Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Gender Studies
N GCST2613
Semester 2
GCST3631
Gender, Communities and Belonging
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
GCST3634
The Social Life of Policy

This unit of study is not available in 2019

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 2
GCST3636
Sex, Violence and Transgression
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Gender Studies or Cultural Studies
N GCST2604
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

GCST3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Cultural Studies
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Cultural Studies requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 4000-level core Honours Seminar unit
(ii) 6 credit points of 4000-level selective Honours Seminar unit
(iii) 36 credit points of 4000-level core Honours Thesis units

Core Honours seminar units of study

GCST4200
Arguing the Point
6      Semester 1

Selective Honours seminar units of study

GCST4203
Gender in Cultural Theory
6      Semester 2
GCST4204
Modernist Cultural Studies
6      Semester 1
GCST4205
Health, Pleasure and Consumption
6      Semester 2
GCST4206
Gender, Media and Consumer Societies
6      Semester 1
GCST4207
Cultural Policy
6      Semester 2
GCST4208
Debates in Cultural Studies
6      Semester 2
GCST4209
Key Thinkers in Cultural Studies
6      Semester 1

Honours thesis units of study

GCST4201
Cultural Studies Thesis 1
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST4202
Cultural Studies Thesis 2
24      Semester 1
Semester 2

Advanced Coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Cultural Studies are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies. 24-36 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2020.