SCS295 Gender and Culture

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SCS295 Gender and Culture


How does society’s understanding of sex, gender and sexuality impact on how you experience yourself as a man or woman? This course introduces you to a sociological understanding of gender, by exploring the connections between gender identity/expression, personal experience and social structures, and the changing social position of cisgender and transgender women and men in contemporary Australia. You are encouraged to examine issues related to gender such as stereotypes, media images of female and male bodies, health, sport and sexual identity and sexual politics.

Other information

Any 2 courses or enrolled in Program AB101, UU301, UU302, XU301 or AR707
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
Student contribution band:
Band 1
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

SCS295 Course Outline Semester 2, 2019 (PDF 143KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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