Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitSociology
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Dharma Arunachalam


Previously coded SCY3310


The unit examines the components of demographic change and their social consequences, in particular:

  1. trends in fertility and their implications for population ageing,
  2. death and disease in Australia,
  3. Australian immigration policy and its implications for the education and labour markets, and
  4. implications of population growth for the natural environment and urban settlements in Australia.


Written work: 90%
Tutorial participation and presentation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study