Cultural Studies

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

Cultural Studies

A major in Cultural Studies requires 36 credit points from senior units of study in this table including at least 12 credit points from core units of study at 2000 level and at least 6 credit points of core units at 3000 level.

Junior units of study

GCST1601
Introduction to Cultural Studies
6      Semester 1
GCST1602
Introduction to Gender Studies
6      Semester 2
GCST1603
Screen Cultures and Gender: Film to Apps
6      Semester 2

Senior units of study

Core
GCST2603
Animal/Human Cultures
6    P 12 junior credit points from GCST, SCLG, ANTH, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013
Semester 1
GCST2605
Race and Representation
6    P 12 Junior credit points from (Gender and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
Semester 2
Summer Main
GCST2612
Youth and Youth Culture
6    P 12 Junior credit points from (Gender and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
N WMST2012
Semester 1
GCST2630
Consumer Cultures
6    P 12 Junior credit points from (Gender and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
N GCST3603
Semester 2
GCST3604
Using Cultural Theory
6    P (12 Senior credit points from Gender and Cultural Studies) or (12 Senior credit points of Digital Cultures)
Semester 1
GCST3630
Everyday Life: Theories and Practices
6    P 12 Senior credit points of Cultural Studies
N GCST2613
Semester 2
Elective
GCST2604
Sex, Violence and Transgression
6    P 12 Junior credit points from (Gender and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
N WMST2004
Semester 2
Summer Main
GCST2607
Bodies, Sexualities, Identities
6    P 12 Junior credit points from (Gender and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
N WMST2007
Semester 1
Summer Early
GCST2609
Masculinities
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 from (Gender and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
N WMST2010
Semester 1
GCST2631
Gender and Environment
6    P 12 junior credit points in any of Gender and Cultural Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, English or Philosophy
Semester 1
GCST3631
Gender, Communities and Belonging
6    P 12 Senior credit points of Gender and Cultural Studies
N GCST2613 or GCST2611
Semester 2
GCST3633
Sexualities and Cultural Transformation
6    P 12 senior credit points of Gender Studies
Semester 1
ARIN2610
Web Transformations
6    P 18 Junior credit points from (Anthropology, Art History, Computer Science, Design Computing, English, Gender and Culture Studies, History, Information Systems, Information Technology, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Philosophy, Psychology or Sociology)
N ARIN2100
Semester 2
ARIN2620
Cyberworlds
6    P 18 junior credit points from (Anthropology, Art History, Computer Science, Design Computing, English, Gender and Culture Studies, History, Information Systems, Information Technology, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Philosophy, Psychology or Sociology)
N ARIN2200
Semester 1
Summer Main
ARIN2630
Digital Arts
6    P 18 junior credit points from (Anthropology, Art History, Computer Science, Design Computing, English, Gender and Culture Studies, History, Information Systems, Information Technology, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Philosophy, Psychology or Sociology)
N ARIN2300
Semester 2
ARIN2640
Games and Play
6    P 18 junior credit points from (Anthropology, Art History, Computer Science, Design Computing, English, Gender and Culture Studies, History, Information Systems, Information Technology, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Philosophy, Psychology or Sociology)
N ARIN3640
Semester 1
ASNS2670
Mass Media in East Asia
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Table A
N KRNS2600 or ASNS2600
Semester 1
Summer Main
KOCR2602
Issues in Indigenous Rights

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P 18 Junior credit points, or KOCR2600
C KOCR2600
Semester 2
MUSC2631
Music and Everyday Life
6    P 12 credit points of Junior Music units
N MUSC2903


This unit is a requirement for Honours.
Semester 2
PHIL2627
Philosophy and Psychiatry
6    P (12 Junior credit points of Philosophy) or (12 Junior credit points from Gender and Cultural Studies)
N PHIL2227
Semester 2
PHIL2635
Contemporary Political Philosophy
6    P (12 Junior credit points of Philosophy) or (12 Junior credit points from Gender and Cultural Studies)
N PHIL2535 or PHIL3535
Semester 1
SCLG2601
Sociological Theory
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points from Gender and Cultural Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from Socio-Legal Studies)
N SCLG2001, SCLG2520
Semester 1
SCLG2602
Social Inquiry: Qualitative Methods
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points from Gender and Cultural Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations) or (12 Junior credit points from Socio-legal Studies)
N SCLG2002, SCLG2521
Semester 2
SCLG2609
Contemporary Cultural Issues
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Sociology, Anthropology, Gender and Cultural Studies, Socio-legal studies, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013
N SCLG2501
Semester 2
SCLG2634
Crime, Punishment and Society
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points from GCST, SCLG, SLSS, ANTH, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, LAW1100, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
N SCLG2566
Semester 1
USSC2604
Sex, Race and Rock in the USA
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

Honours

GCST4011
Cultural Studies Honours A
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST4012
Cultural Studies Honours B
12    C GCST4011
Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST4013
Cultural Studies Honours C
12    C GCST4012
Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST4014
Cultural Studies Honours D
12    C GCST4013
Semester 1
Semester 2