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Undergraduate | MAQ-SOCX3025 | 2024

Exploring Everyday Life and Culture

Previously MAQ-SOCX315

Course information for 2024 intake

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Become familiar with the sociology of intimacy. Unveil how people carve out space in their lives for friends, family and lovers. Touch on the real-world complexities that can sometimes affect these relationships. Explore the darker side of intimacy.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Start dates
22 July 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

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Exploring Everyday Life and Culture

About this subject

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

    1. understand key concepts, issues and contemporary debates in the sociology of everyday life and cultural sociology.
    2. analyse historical and contemporary practices of everyday life and culture.
    3. describe the social constraints and enabling mechanism of everyday life, such as class, gender and cultural background.
    4. demonstrate research skills in sourcing and analysing key arguments and debates in the sociology of everyday life and cultural sociology.
    5. conduct independent research.

Entry requirements

Prior study

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

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • MAQ-SGY360 (Not currently available)

  • MAQ-SOCX315 (Not currently available)


NCCW (pre-2020 units) SGY310, SOC322, SOC372, SOCX322
Pre-requisite 130cp at 1000 level or above
NCCW(pre-2020 units): SGY310, SOC322, SOC372, SOCX322
NCCW (2020 and onwards)
SOCI3025 Exploring Everyday Life and Culture

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 Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.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 courses

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Bachelor of Arts

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