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Gender Studies


To proceed to an Honours year in Gender Studies, students must have a (70+) average or above in 48 senior credit points from the Gender Studies unit of study table.

The fourth year honours program in Gender Studies consists of:

  • An 18,000-20,000 word thesis on a topic devised by the student in consultation with a supervisor appointed by the department;
  • Participation in an Honours mini-conference where constructive peer review is given and received on a 20 minute thesis presentation;
  • Completion of Arguing the Point (ATP), a unit which provides training in thesis research and writing and includes a series of practical research skills; and
  • A seminar/coursework unit chosen from an approved 4000 level suite.

The final assessment involves 60% thesis and 40% coursework.

If you are interested in undertaking Honours in Gender Studies, please contact the Honours Coordinator Associate Professor Guy Redden.

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