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Career Paths , 3 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Master´s Programme in Gender Studies
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Gender Science - GEU
SUBJECT AREA   Gender Studies – GS1
  COURSE CODE   757A05
On completion of the course, the students should, on an advanced level within the field of Gender Studies – Intersectionality and Change, be able to
- critically account for existing research on career paths in Gender Studies - Intersectionality and Change;
- identify and critically evaluate relevant examples of career paths in different sectors of society, including public as well as private career options;
- to demonstrate skills in gathering in-depth knowledge of job examples where transformatory work relating to gender and intersectionality can be relevant;
- account for and assess their own career expectations.
The course covers
- existing research on relevant career paths within the field of study;
- methods to identify and critically evaluate relevant examples of career paths;
- methods to gather in-depth knowledge of relevant jobs where transformatory work relating to gender and intersectionality can be relevant;
- methods to account for and self-reflexively assess one’s own career expectations.
Lectures followed by discussions take place in the online classroom. Knowledge is further reinforced during online-seminars and -workshops. In between online-seminars and -lectures students study the course literature independently and communicate with each other online in peer learning groups, supervised by student tutors. Language of instruction: English
The course is examined through active participation in online-seminars and -workshops. Detailed information about the examination can be found in the study guide.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

A bachelor’s degree in the humanities and/or social sciences with at least 30 credits in Gender Studies or equivalent qualifications and documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6; i.e. English as native language or an internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paper based 575 + TWE-score 4.5, and internet based 90), IELTS, academic (minimum score: Overall band 6.5 and no band under 5.5), or equivalent.
The course is graded according to the ECTS grading scale A-F
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Career Paths
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
TEMA - Department of Thematic Studies
Registrar No: 2011-01073   Course Code: 757A05      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Gender Science - GEU          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
A1X   Advanced level       SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2013-12-16