Gender Studies

Errata
Item Errata Date
1. The following unit is now available as a 3000-level unit:

GCST3636 Sex, Violence and Transgression
Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Shawna Tang Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: 12 Senior credit points in Gender Studies or Cultural Studies Prohibitions: GCST2604 Assessment: 1x 1000 Close Reading of Media Example (25%), 1x 1000 Close Reading of Formal Text (25%), 1x 2500 Case Study (40%), Participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Description: Violence is one of the most prevalent themes in popular culture andpublic discourse today. It shapes our lives in all sorts of ways, both real and imagined. This unit examines the different ways we construct knowledge of violence and how representations of violence may be both compelling and confronting. It focuses on the interconnections between categories of sex and violence within culture.

6/8/2018
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) 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

(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level core unit
(ii) 6 credit point of 1000-level selective units
(iii) 12 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      Semester 1
Summer Main
GCST1603
Screen Cultures and Gender: Film to Apps
6      Semester 2
GCST1604
Introduction to Diversity
6      Semester 2

2000 level units of study

GCST2604
Sex, Violence and Transgression

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 Junior credit points from (Gender and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
N WMST2004
Semester 2
Summer Main
GCST2605
Representing Race and Gender
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Gender Studies or Cultural Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013
Semester 1
GCST2607
Bodies, Sexualities, Identities
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013
N WMST2007
Intensive July
Semester 1
GCST2609
Masculinities

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 Junior credit points from (Gender and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
N WMST2009
Semester 2
GCST2610
Intimacy, Love and Friendship
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013
N WMST2010
Semester 2
GCST2612
Youth and Youth Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Gender Studies, Cultural Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013 or 12 Senior credit points in Digital Cultures
N WMST2012
Semester 2
Summer Main
GCST2631
Gender and Environment
6    P 12 Junior credit points in any of Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, English or Philosophy
Semester 1

3000 level units of study

GCST3631
Gender, Communities and Belonging
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Gender Studies or Cultural Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Diversity Studies
N GCST2613 or GCST2611
Semester 1
GCST3633
Sexualities and Cultural Transformation

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 senior credit points of Gender Studies
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary Project units of study

FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 18 credit points at 2000 level

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Gender Studies requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(ii) 6 credit points of 4000-level selective Honours seminar unit
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level Honours thesis units

Core Seminar

GCST4200
Arguing the Point
6      Semester 1

Selective Seminar

GCST4203
Gender in Cultural Theory
6      Semester 1
GCST4206
Gender, Media and Consumer Societies
6      Semester 1

Honours Thesis

GCST4401
Gender Studies Thesis 1
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST4402
Gender Studies Thesis 2
24      Semester 1
Semester 2

Advanced Coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Gender 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 2019.