Subjects

Gender Studies

Overview

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

Areas of study

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 study Gender Studies in the following programmes:

What you will learn

Our programme allows you to take courses across multiple disciplines to develop an understanding of how the social and cultural constructions of masculinities and femininities function in human society.

Career opportunities

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.

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