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SCY3310 - Population and Migration

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Bob Birrell


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


The unit examines

  1. the determinants of fertility, mortality and internal migration in Australia,
  2. the factors shaping Australian immigration policy since World War Two and the outcomes as regards country of origin, skill and other social characteristics of migrants, and
  3. the migrant impact on Australian society, including inter ethnic relations.


Essay (3000 words): 67%
Class project (1500 words): 33%
Third-year students will be expected to show more in depth understanding of population measures.

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week