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Masters Degrees in Gender Studies in Australia

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Master of Arts (Women's and Gender Studies) Masters Degree

Flinders University Australia

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Study a Gender Studies Masters in Australia in 2024

Gender studies as an academic field looks at gender identity and the representation of different genders. Historically, gender studies has been referred to as women's studies and encompassed topics such as feminism and politics. But over the years, the field has evolved to overlap with other areas, like queer studies and men's studies, and is now inclusive of more people and genders.

There are several career paths associated with a masters degree in gender studies. These include psychology, healthcare, human resources and public and private sector work, among others.

Your masters degree will be delivered through lectures and seminars, with a significant emphasis on your final independent project or dissertation. Modules you could study include:

  • Racism and gender
  • Gender and disability
  • Violence and justice
  • Law and human rights

Study in Australia

Famous for surfing, sunshine and beaches, Australia has so much to offer to international students. The country's rich culture and history makes it a incredibly diverse country, and one that is welcoming and warm towards the international community. Australia has long been seen as a global leader in higher education, and places emphasis on delivering world-class education to both domestic and international students. The Group of Eight Universities is a prestigious group of universities that focus on providing internationally renowned faculty and research facilities across Australian higher education.

See our detailed guide to studying in Australia for international students.

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