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Undergraduate | MAQ-SOCX2040 | 2023

Economic Life, Inequality and Society

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

Start dates

  • 24 July 2023

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About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject, you will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of key concepts in economic sociology and political economy
    2. Identify important historical developments in the interplay of civil society, the economy and politics
    3. Write coherently, logically and succinctly, while following appropriate academic and stylistic conventions.
    4. Communicate ideas through effective listening and speaking, constructive debates with peers and personal reflection.
    5. Recognise and contribute to sociological and economic arguments used in public and civic debates

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:


NCCW (pre-2020 units) SOCI226 Pre-requisite 40cp at 1000 level or above NCCW (2020 and onwards) SOCI2040 I Shop, Therefore I Am: Global Consumer Society

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements -

    Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Bachelor of Arts

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