Master of Arts

Sociology

For candidates admitted under Rule (a)
Program of Study Credit Points
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete 18 credit points, including 6 credit points at 500-level, from the following units:
18 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
HASS500 The Foundations of Research for the Master of Arts 6  
SOCY100 Introduction to Sociology 6  
SOCY110 Foundations of Society 6  
SOCY120 Introduction to Gender Theory 6  
And complete 6 or 24 credit points from the following units: 6 or 24 cps
BCSS596 BCSS Research Project 6  
SOCY555 Dissertation in Sociology 24  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
12 cps
SOCY300 The City and Social Change 6  
SOCY301 Changing Climate, Changing Lives 6  
SOCY302 Working With and In Organisations 6  
SOCY307 Media and Society 6  
SOCY319 Global Societal Challenges 6  
SOCY321 Sociology and Health and Illness 6  
SOCY332 Popular Culture and Consumer Society 6  
SOCY336 The Family and Children in Society 6  
SOCY340 Foundations of Modernity: An Introduction to Social Theory 6  
SOCY350 Society, Culture, Diversity, Division: Antipodean Perspectives 6  
SOCY354 The Sociology of Youth and Delinquency 6  
SOCY356 The State, Power and Violence 6  
SOCY360 Power, Inequality and Social Mobility 6  
SOCY374 Mental Health and Society 6  
SOCY382 21st Century Sex: Gender, Pleasure and Social Change 6  
SOCY393 The Body in Society 6  
And complete 18 to 36 credit points from the following units: 18-36 cps
BCSS596 BCSS Research Project 6  
SOCY500 The City and Social Change 6  
SOCY501 Changing Climate, Changing Lives 6  
SOCY502 Working with and In Organisations 6  
SOCY513 Australian Social and Public Policy 6  
SOCY519 Global Societal Challenges 6  
SOCY532 Popular Culture and Consumer Society 6  
SOCY540 Foundations of Modernity: An Introduction to Social Theory 6  
SOCY545 Mixed Methods in Social Research 6  
SOCY550 Society, Culture, Diversity, Division: Antipodean Perspectives 6  
SOCY556 The State, Power and Violence 6  
SOCY560 Power, Inequality and Social Mobility 6  
SOCY582 21st Century Sex: Gender, Pleasure and Social Change 6  
SOCY593 The Body in Society 6  
Elective Units
Complete 6 to 42 credit points at 200-level or above, with at least 18 credit points at 500-level:
6-42 cps
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University, including those listed above, subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 96 cps

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