Undergraduate study in Gender Studies

What you can study 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.

You can also take a range of courses from other subjects in Arts including History, Anthropology and Sociology.

Structuring your major in Gender Studies

You can take a major in Gender Studies as one of your two BA majors (a double major). You will need to pass at least 120 points (eight courses) towards each of your majors, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III.

If you first enrolled in a BA prior to 2018

  • For a single major you must pass at least 135 points, including at least 60 points above Stage II.
  • For a double major you must pass at least 120 points in each of two majors, including at least 45 points above Stage II in each major.
  • For a BA minor you must pass at least 90 points, including at least 60 points above Stage I.

Courses

Explore the undergraduate courses you can take as part of a major in Gender Studies:

Required courses

You must pass the following courses as part of the Gender Studies major:

  • GENDER 101 and 208
  • One course from GENDER 301-307

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your degree and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying Gender Studies, you can contact our Undergraduate Adviser.