Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

  • Pre-2012 rules
    • 3. Arts Rules
      • Arts Rules for undergraduate courses
        • 3.2 Bachelor's degrees
          • 3.2.2 Bachelor of Arts pass degree (10110)*
            • Bachelor of Arts majors
              • Women's Studies major

                3.2.2.44 The major consists of units to a total value of 48 points comprising—

                (a) all units in Table 3.2.2as (Women's Studies major core units)—30 points

                and

                (b) one Level 1 unit chosen from the Anthropology, English, History, Asian Studies and Fine Arts units in Table 3.2.2a (Bachelor of Arts options)—6 points

                and

                (c) two units from Table 3.2.2at (Women's Studies major options)—12 points.

                • Table 3.2.2as—Women's Studies major core units
                  Key to availability of units:
                  S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
                  T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
                  NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
                  N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

                  Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change.

                  All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

                  AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                  S1ENGL1902Reading Bodies
                  S1GEND1901Beyond 'Gender Wars'
                  GEND2901Sex, Bodies and Spaces
                  S2GEND2902Masculinity, Nostalgia and Change
                  S2GEND3901Feminist Thought

                • Table 3.2.2at—Women's Studies major options
                  Key to availability of units:
                  S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
                  T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
                  NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
                  N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

                  Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change.

                  All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

                  AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                  S2ANTH2405Sex, Gender and Social Life
                  N/AASIA3004Gender and Power in Asia
                  ENGL2703American Literature: the Search for Justice
                  GEND3902Gender Studies Internship
                  GEND3903Special unit: Screening Gender
                  N/AHIST2013Medieval and Early Modern Women
                  HUMA2901Arts Practicum
                  S1INDG2300Indigenous Knowledge: Mind, Body and Spirit
                  KORE3812Contemporary Korean Society
                  MEMS2002World Views: Religion, Gender and Society in Pre-modern Europe
                  EMPL2208Managing Diversity
                  VISA2250The Body in Art
                  VISA2227Feminist Interventions in Art

                  Note: Special permission may be sought from the Head of Gender Studies for alternative units to be considered in order for students to complete the Women's Studies major.