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Studying Foundations in Gender Studies online with Macquarie Univer-sity, you will be introduced to the complex and many-sided studies of sex and gender. Past and present issues and debates will be discussed and examined, and the topics of body, power and image and the chang-ing nature of sexual oppression and equality will be covered.
This is a unit in which a number of different disciplines, from history to literature and indigenous studies, will come to impact on your learning. International gender topics are presented, with reference to both past and present issues. Gender and sexuality in an Australian context will also be studied, giving you a local perspective of this complex field of study.
There are no prerequisites for this unit; anyone can apply.
In this Gender Studies unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
This unit is an approved elective in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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By the end of this course you will possess basic knowledge of gender theory in a current global context. You will also be able to analyse a va-riety of media and artistic mediums (art, film, literature, multimedia) within a gender studies framework. This unit will also help with creating and supporting original academic arguments using a number of different and varied academic and pop culture resources as references. You will have an in-depth understanding of the separation and connection of gender studies with feminism, and know just how the two disciplines interact in the academic field.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees. Find out more about government study loans here.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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