Gender Studies

Gender Studies is a rapidly expanding interdisciplinary field of critical inquiry into how gender shapes our lives.

You can take courses across multiple disciplines to develop an understanding of how the social and cultural constructions of masculinities and femininities function in human society.

Gender Studies and your career

Understanding the complexity of gender can be useful in a number of careers, including public relations, counselling and mediation, psychology, teaching, public policy, community work, politics, entertainment and more.

Study options in Gender Studies

Gender Studies covers a wide range of topics such as politics, history, society, literature and education. Courses focus on areas such as gender and the home, workplace and public life, gender and violence, Pacific Island cultures and gender relations, the portrayals of gender in popular culture and more.

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