Graduate Certificate in Gender Studies
Course code: 3770 ~ Course abbreviation: GradCertGendStud ~ Total credit points required: 24 ~ 0.5 years full-time, 1 year part-time ~ Managing faculty: Arts
Study mode and course location
The course provides students with critical awareness of women's studies, gender issues and the ways in which sex and gender function in contemporary global contexts. It develops research, writing and oral presentation skills in students in the areas of postcolonialism, cross-cultural consumption and mass media constructions of feminine identity.
Students completing this course will have: 1. a familiarity with diverse aspects of the academic discipline; 2. a familiarity with the world view of the field of study; 3. a familiarity with the secondary literature in the field of study; 4. a familiarity with many of the key texts and cultural products pertaining to the field of study; 5. advanced reading and communication skills, both written and verbal; 6. developed sound analytical skills; 7.developed the ability to use relevant technology such as databases, information management systems and search engines effectively.
Students complete one of the following core units*:
plus 12 points chosen from the following:
* Part-time students may select both core units to complete the graduate certificate.
For further study options please contact the School of Political and Social Inquiry or visit http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/prospective/course/postgraduate
Dr Maryanne Dever