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2012 HGA102 Sociology B

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: Tutorials begin in the second week of semester.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HGA102 H,L,W
Distance(H,L,W,I,N)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 H On Campus 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 I Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 L Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 L On Campus 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 N Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 W Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 W On Campus 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

This unit can be taken in other courses
About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION
Introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores central sociological concepts and ideas with a focus on: power, deviance, ideology, social relations and globalisation. The unit provides students with (1) an understanding of sociological concepts, models and methods; and (2) an ability to apply these to processes in modern societies with special reference to Australia.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: Internal: 500 word essay (15%), 2,000 word essay (35%), tutorial participation (10%),final examination(40%)
Distance: 500 word essay (15%), 2000 word essay (35%),reflective writing writing(10%),final examination (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Internal: 2 lectures and 1 tutorial weekly
Distance: Instructional package and study schools

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H,L,W,I,N
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
M.Excl HGA100, HGE102, HGA138, HGA139, HGA135

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Dr M Nash {Unit coordinator} and Dr M Travers (Hbt); Dr D Habibis (Ltn & Distance); TBC (CC)

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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