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Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Sociology and anthropology are traditions of interpretation which share a primary interest in culture. In this subject, we read expressions of this interest that have been formative to the two disciplines, focusing on classic readings from key thinkers. The subject will use its chosen texts to address issues and approaches in social sciences both old and new.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorNicholas Smith

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesEssay, seminar discussions and assignment

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in one of: AHA-Bachelor Arts Honours; AHSS-Bachelor of Social Sciences Honours or AHID-Bachelor of International Relations Honours


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Conduct literature searches and reviews aimed at supporting a complex argument on a sociological topic
02. Demonstrate understanding of and high level engagement with sociological concepts and research
03. Produce a complex argument sustained over a 6000 word essay on a sociological topic

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