Students look at the world from the perspectives of women. They will also explore the history of the women’s movement. They examine the diversity of women’s experiences and their relationships to others while promoting an inclusive and just society. Students identify complex and contradictory ideas that exist about femininity and masculinity, and how being a woman or a man may influence an individual’s experiences and expectations. Students will analyse adverts, artworks and fairytales as well as undertaking an issues analysis on a topic of their choice.
20% – Text Analysis
20% – Essay
30% – Folio
30% – Issues Analysis
There are no prerequisites for Stage 2 Women’s Studies.