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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
The Master of Arts in Women's Studies from Flinders University is a 72-unit program which incorporates the graduate program(s) available in Women's Studies, which may be completed in two years of full-time study (or the equivalent part-time).


The Master of Arts in Women's Studies from Flinders University is designed to develop an appreciation of the rich, diverse and rapidly growing field of Women's Studies; to extend students' critical understanding and practice within the boundaries of a discipline area; to develop the capacity to apply feminist epistemology with interdisciplinary approaches; and to develop the conceptual and analytical thinking, and the research and writing skills, necessary to complete a successful thesis.


This course provides you with specialist knowledge which can be applied in the gender and development field or associated areas of employment and/or research. Graduates are suitable for careers in environments that specialise in gender or women’s issues. Women’s Studies will expand your horizons. Graduates are suitable for careers in international development programs, non-government organisations, the public service, foreign affairs, journalism and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gender Analysis
  • Gender Mainstreaming
  • Contemporary Issues in Gender and International Development
  • Management in Non-Government Organisations
  • Project Management
  • Women's Studies Reading Topic

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      Part-time option just for domestic students.

  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Advanced Entry (1 year) applicants may be eligible to complete a 36-unit program of study if they have successfully completed one of the following

  • an honours degree in Women's/Gender Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Gender and Development, or an approved equivalent. Credit may be granted, on application, for relevant work already completed in other approved programs.
  • CRICOS: 008136G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20676 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20681 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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