Women's Studies A and B

SACE Stage 1

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Women's Studies A and B

Humanities and Social Sciences

SACE Stage 1

10 or 20 credits


This subject focuses on women's issues and achievements both in Australia and internationally. Students have the opportunity to research areas or issues that interest them and that affect women's empowerment for the future. Students look at women's rights and roles in various societies and how these affect their choices. They will also explore the portrayal of gender in cultural texts.

Course Content
Assessment
Overview
  • Gender Analysis Framework: Women, Gender and Social Identity
  • Representations of Women in Cultural Texts
  • Key Issues in Women's Studies (one issue study)

Pathways

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