MAJOR in Gender Studies

In order to major in Gender Studies, students must normally complete the following requirements (applicable to first year students admitted in September 2018).

Concentration

Credits

Introductory Courses (Total 18 credits)

GEND1001. Introduction to Gender Studies (6 credits), or

CLIT1002. Introduction to Gender Studies (6 credits) (For students admitted in 2017-18 or before); and obtain C grade or above.

6

12 credits of introductory courses from any Arts programme(s).

12

Advanced Course (Total 54 credits)

Advanced Gender Studies Programme courses

GEND2001. De-colonising gender (6 credits)
GEND2002. Gender, race and beauty (6 credits)
GEND2003. Gender, generation, and leadership (6 credits)
GEND2004. Gender in visual and material culture (6 credits)
GEND2005. Religion, gender, and sexuality (6 credits)
GEND2006. TransAsia: navigating transness and intersections in Asia (6 credits)
GEND2007. Sexuality and culture (6 credits)
GEND2008.   Queer Theory and women’s perspectives (6 credits)
GEND2009.   Feminist and queer literature in Asian contexts (6 credits)
GEND2010.   Feminist science and technology studies (6 credits)
GEND2011.   Feminism in popular culture (6 credits)
GEND3001.   Internship in Gender Studies (6 credits)

** For students admitted in 2020/21 or before:
MINIMUM 6 credits

** For students admitted in 2021/22 or after:
MINIMUM 18 credits

**Minimum 6/18 credits

Advanced approved elective courses at 2000-level or above (Arts Faculty (including advanced Gender Studies courses) or other Faculties)

^For students admitted in 2020/21 or before:
42 credits of approved advanced elective courses, among which not more than 18 credits of the advanced courses can be taken from other faculties.

^For students admitted in 2021/22 or after:
30 credits of approved advanced elective courses, among which not more than 18 credits of the advanced courses can be taken from other faculties.

^42/30 credits

Capstone Experience

GEND3901. Gender Studies research

6

Total (minimum)

72 

MINOR in Gender Studies

In order to minor in Gender Studies, students must normally complete the following requirements (applicable to first year students admitted in September 2018).

Concentration

Credits

Introductory Course (Total 6 credits)

GEND1001. Introduction to Gender Studies (6 credits), or
CLIT1002. Introduction to Gender Studies (6 credits) (For students admitted in 2017-18 or before); and obtain C grade or above.

6

Advanced Courses (Total 30 credits)

Advanced Gender Studies Programme courses

GEND2001. De-colonising gender (6 credits)
GEND2002. Gender, race and beauty (6 credits)
GEND2003. Gender, generation, and leadership (6 credits)
GEND2004. Gender in visual and material culture (6 credits)
GEND2005. Religion, gender, and sexuality (6 credits)
GEND2006. TransAsia: navigating transness and intersections in Asia (6 credits)
GEND2007. Sexuality and culture (6 credits)
GEND2008.   Queer Theory and women’s perspectives (6 credits)
GEND2009.   Feminist and queer literature in Asian contexts (6 credits)
GEND2010.   Feminist science and technology studies (6 credits)
GEND2011.   Feminism in popular culture (6 credits)
GEND3001.   Internship in Gender Studies (6 credits)

** For students admitted in 2020/21 or before:
MINIMUM 6 credits

** For students admitted in 2021/22 or after:
MINIMUM 18 credits

**Minimum 6/18 credits

Advanced approved elective courses at 2000-level or above (Arts Faculty (including advanced Gender Studies courses) or other Faculties)

^For students admitted in 2020/21 or before:
24 credits of approved advanced elective courses, among which not more than 12 credits of advanced courses can be taken from other faculties.

^For students admitted in 2021/22 or after:
12 credits of approved advanced elective courses, among which not more than 12 credits of advanced courses can be taken from other faculties.

^24/12 credits

Total credits (minimum)

36