Gender Studies

SACE Stage 1

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Gender Studies

Women's Studies

SACE Stage 1

10 credits


This course focuses on gender issues and representations of gender both in Australia and internationally. Students have the opportunity to research areas or issues, historical or contemporary, that interest them and that affect empowerment for the future. Students will also look at gender-based rights and roles in various contexts, including culture, and how these affect the choices men and women make. They will also explore the portrayal of gender in cultural texts, such as advertisements, film, stories, videogames and songs. While there will be an exploration into gender constructs throughout the course, one assessment will have a focus on issues that affect women, and will have a feminist lens.

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Course Content
  • Gender Analysis Framework
  • Representations in Cultural Texts
  • Key Issues (one issue study)

Assessment

Text Analysis 40%
Group Presentation 30%
Issues Analysis 30%

Further Info

This course is offered in Semester 2.