SOCIAL SCIENCES IN PRACTICE

SOC3SSP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will focus on the various ways the social sciences are used in policy development and implementation across a range of government and non-government work places. Guest speakers from a range of workplaces will share their experiences with students. Teaching will be in a 3 hour workshop format which will include lectures, discussion, short activities and team work. Assessment will be organised around the 2 stage preparation of a research report in a selected policy area.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Andrews

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites POL1AUP and SOC1SAC; ANT1CAG or LST1LLC at first year level; SOC2ISS. This is a 3rd year core subject for the Bachelor of Social Sciences. Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Sciences degree.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This is a 3rd year core subject for the Bachelor of Social Sciences. Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Sciences degree.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Andrews

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,800-word policy report45
One group based oral presentation (equivalent to 400 words)10
one 1,800-word research based assignment45