About the courseAt New Zealand’s leading Gender Studies programme, we’ll surprise you. You’ll be introduced to different perspectives on things you’ve always taken for granted, while you explore television, film, news media, documentary, public debate, advertising, photography, subculture and fashion as well as scholarly reading.Gender is a complex element of social and cultural existence with far-reaching implications for the course of our lives. It shapes the work we do and how we spend our leisure time, our income, our family relationships and friendships, the value and meanings we attach to other people and activities, what we eat and how we dress, and even how we speak and move. In the last few decades, theoretical and everyday notions of gender have undergone dramatic changes, influenced both by changes in the organisation of society and by a rapidly expanding field of critical inquiry.Gender Studies runs a core programme but also introduces you to a whole range of disciplines.Career Opportunities : 1. Policy development and analysis 2.Human resources 3. Journalism and the media 4. Research skills 5. Team Work.The critical perspectives and knowledge gained through training in Gender Studies are also applicable well beyond specific career contexts.
Intake MonthsMARCH, JULY, JANUARY, FEBRUARY
Estimated annual course fee
NZD 26,364Currency exchange
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AboutThe University of Otago is a public university based in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. It scores highly for average research quality, and in 2006 was second in New Zealand only to the University of Auckland in the number of A-rated academic researchers it employs. In the past it has topped the New Zealand Performance Based Research Fund evaluation.
With a distinguished 150-year history, the University of Otago is at the forefront of research and postgraduate study. Offering more than 200 study options for students covering a wide variety of subject areas, the university boasts leading multidisciplinary research centres that underpin outstanding research.
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