sociology/hons-arts-sociology

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Honours - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2014 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Applied Media and Social Sciences
School of Arts
School of Political and Social Inquiry
Campus(es)Caulfield, Clayton, Gippsland, South Africa

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • The units available differ between campuses; refer to the individual campus entries below.

Description

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising a thesis and two coursework units.

The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the sociology honours coordinator.

Units

Caulfield and Clayton

Thesis

Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4230 Arts honours thesis (24 points)
  • ATS4231 Arts honours thesis A (12 points) and ATS4232 Arts honours thesis B (12 points)

Coursework units

Students complete the following unit:

  • ATS4924 PSI honours research methodology

plus one of the following elective units:

Gippsland, Off-campus learning

Thesis

Students complete the following two units:

Coursework units

Students complete the following two units:

  • ATS4677 Theory and practice in sociology
  • ATS4807 SAMSS selected topics in theory and practice

South Africa

Thesis

Students complete the following two units:

  • AZA4778 Social science honours dissertation A
  • AZA4779 Social science honours dissertation B

Coursework units

Students complete the following two units:

  • AZA4110 Sociology selected topics
  • AZA4450 Researching for social sciences and humanities

Intending honours students

Students intending to enter honours in sociology must have completed a major in that discipline.

Contact details

Relevant courses

  • 0003 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts
  • 0082 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
  • 4090 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences
  • 4087 Honours degree of Bachelor of Social Science