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GradCert - Gender and Sexuality Studies as a subject

Gender and Sexuality Studies was previously known as Women's and Gender Studies.

If you are looking to quickly acquire skills for a new career, a graduate certificate is a great option for you.

Gender and sexuality shape virtually every aspect of our social relations, and contribute fundamentally to our sense of self.

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Key information

Years: 0.5
Points: 60
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
All amounts are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). *Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Career opportunities

  • Equal Employment Officer
  • Gender Consultant
  • Gender Development Project Coordinator
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Human Rights Advocate
  • Policy Analyst

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Prescriptions for the GradCert(GnSex)

A Graduate Certificate is available to graduates who have not included Gender and Sexuality Studies at an advanced level in their first degree. Each programme of study for the Graduate Certificate must include GNSEX303.

For further details, contact the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences Office.

Subject requirements

For more information about subject requirements please refer to the Catalogue of Papers for the most up to date information. If you have any questions and need more advice contact one of our friendly student advisors phone: 0800 800 145 or +64 7 838 4080 or email: [email protected]

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Subject links

Societies and Cultures Programme


School of Social Sciences
Phone: 0800 800 145 or +64 7 838 4080
Email: [email protected]