SOCIAL SCIENCES IN PRACTICE
Credit points: 15
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
Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Andrews
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
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.
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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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Andrews
One 3.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
|One 1,800-word policy report||45|
|One group based oral presentation (equivalent to 400 words)||10|
|one 1,800-word research based assignment||45|