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Master of Arts (Women's and Gender Studies)

Postgraduate | FLI-WGS-MAS | 2024

Fight for a more equal and just society

Learn how to think critically about gender and feminism, so you can champion the marginalised. Express your ideas in a thesis. Graduates of this course use their advocacy skills in all sorts of careers, like politics, journalism, health and teaching. 

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2 years full time or part time equivalent
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Master of Arts (Women's and Gender Studies)

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Career opportunities

Develop a career around improving people’s understanding of women’s and gender issues, and help create systemic and structural change across a range of industries and organisations. Career opportunities exist in government departments and non-government organisations, the arts, advocacy and human rights agencies, education, consultancies, media outlets and private industry.

Potential occupations include:

  • Gender mainstreaming specialist
  • Women’s project coordinator
  • Fundraising program officer
  • International development officer
  • Human rights advocate
  • Women's rights advocate
  • Writer
  • Media creator
  • Women's services worker.

Potential employers include:

  • Government departments
  • Non-government organisations
  • International development consultancies
  • Organisations and private sector industries with a gender equality or equal opportunity policy and strategy
  • Media outlets
  • Schools and universities.

Career outlook

Community Workers:
Unknown average
Policy and Planning Managers:
Over $120K
Social Workers:
$75K to $93K

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