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    Don't understand how someone can even open their mouths to say they have a degree in Women's Studies
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Considering this is a student forum with 3.4 million registered users, yes, I do find it hard to believe. Mere probability would suggest that at least a fraction of those registered users may study it or have studied it in the past
    Yes there are that many registered users. But that number is considerably smaller when you account for the fact that not many who regularly look at the forum let alone even contribute to the forum. And Women's studies is primarily a masters program, which also restricts the age group that you can deal with.

    My point is that you shouldnt really be surprised that you havent got anyone who does the course here.
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    I have never heard of it. What actually is it?
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    (Original post by teenhorrorstory)
    Don't understand how someone can even open their mouths to say they have a degree in Women's Studies
    My guess is that only the very wealthy can really afford to study it. Ordinary people usually have to focus on gaining a degree which enhances employment prospects for the most part. Those who are wealthy have the luxury of being able to study whatever they like without having to worry about the social consequences of their choice because they are financially stable
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    It's basically part of sociology and anthropology right?
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Considering this is a student forum with 3.4 million registered users, yes, I do find it hard to believe. Mere probability would suggest that at least a fraction of those registered users may study it or have studied it in the past
    No one probably wants to admit it tbh
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    (Original post by loveleest)
    I have never heard of it. What actually is it?
    I'm presuming it's a specialised sociology degree focusing on women throughout history and the relatively recent developments in feminism.
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    (Original post by fksociety)
    Yes there are that many registered users. But that number is considerably smaller when you account for the fact that not many who regularly look at the forum let alone even contribute to the forum. And Women's studies is primarily a masters program, which also restricts the age group that you can deal with.

    My point is that you shouldnt really be surprised that you havent got anyone who does the course here.
    TSR is full of Oxbridge students though, I know for a fact that one of Oxford or Cambridge offers it as a masters course.
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    (Original post by Washington.)
    BA (Hons) Women Studies Curriculum:

    Year 1
    Hair
    Year 2
    Nails
    Year 3
    Makeup
    Is there a year in industry working at starbucks or pret?
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    Probably just acts like a huge echo-chamber for women to moan about perceived injustices.
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    (Original post by TercioOfParma)
    Is there a year in industry working at starbucks or pret?
    yeah, or the makeup stands in Boots. Only jobs they can be trusted with :lol:
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    ... Or words to that effect is something I commonly see bandied about on here, usually when the person making the claim is trying to establish the superiority of their chosen degree over others

    Does anybody on TSR actually study it? If you do please post below what it's like to study and what it actually entails
    It studies about women.
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    Do they do Women's Studies in the UK? I know it's in the USA.

    As someone already pointed out, it's probably just sociology and maybe some women-centred history elements. Maybe some film or literature based on the module. Basically, the most inoffensive thing ever but it has "women" in the title so...LOL wimmenz make-up hair they be crazy, amirite??
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    (Original post by Charles Dupiau)
    It studies about women.
    Thank you for your detailed and insightful response
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    (Original post by teenhorrorstory)
    Don't understand how someone can even open their mouths to say they have a degree in Women's Studies
    It's basically a degree in sociology/politics/history/economics.
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    I'm presuming it's a specialised sociology degree focusing on women throughout history and the relatively recent developments in feminism.
    http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/sociology...omens-studies/

    I don't see why this any different from any more specialised area in any other subject...
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    (Original post by Chief Wiggum)
    Probably just acts like a huge echo-chamber for women to moan about perceived injustices.
    I bet a Nuclear Fission Physics course is just one big echo chamber to talk about atoms and how great nuclear fission is as an energy source.

    What a waste of time.

    LOL
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/sociology...omens-studies/

    I don't see why this any different from any more specialised area in any other subject...
    Thanks for this, it's just a shame it doesn't really say what you would study in detail
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    http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/gradu...womens-studies
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    I bet a Nuclear Fission Physics course is just one big echo chamber to talk about atoms and how great nuclear fission is as an energy source. LOL
    No, they echo and moan about nuclei, not atoms.
 
 
 
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