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Area/Catalogue
SOCU 3036

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
155002

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To develop at an advanced level a critical understanding of key contemporary issues and debates in sociology.

Course content

Students will explore some of the central theoretical debates within contemporary sociology. The course first considers the ways in which classical sociological perspectives continue to find relevance in the contemporary era. The course then covers key strands of sociological inquiry which have recently emerged. Students will examine the innovative theories that sociologists have used to better understand how the contemporary social world operates.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
SOCU 1002 Sociological Perspectives
SOCU 1003 The Social World

Students may use either of the listed courses as a prerequisite

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 2 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 2 weeks
Tutorial (Online) 2 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Tutorial work 1100 words 25% N/A
Minor essay 1100 words 25% N/A
Major essay 2300 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Tutorial work 1100 words 25% N/A
Minor essay 1100 words 25% N/A
Major essay 2300 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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