Women's Studies

SACE Stage 2

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Women's Studies

Humanities and Social Sciences

SACE Stage 2

20 credits

Students examine the construction of gender and how being a female or a male may influence an individual's experiences and expectations. They explore the diversity of women's experiences and their relationships to others. They also study gender representation in cultural texts. The course looks at historical and contemporary issues and examines ways to effect change.

Course Content
Further Info
  • Representations of women in cultural texts
  • Development and globalisation
  • Women's struggles, achievements and empowerment
  • Women, culture and society
  • Negotiated issue


School Assessment

Text Analysis 20%
Essay 20%
Folio 30%
External Assessment
Issues Analysis 30%


Women's Studies is available to female and male students.