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The Urban Century: Movement, Cities and Space

Undergraduate | MAQ-SOCX3015 | 2024

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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
19 Feb 2024

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The Urban Century: Movement, Cities and Space

About this subject

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

    1. Observe and reflect upon global forces through a sociological lens 
    2. Evaluate the impact of global forces on 21st century society and culture through a structured research project or other written work
    3. .Critically evaluate and justify both individual and group performance through active participation and continuous learning
    4. Analyse, synthesise and reflect upon the quality of empirical evidence from different scholarly sources
    5. Reflect upon the realities of global urban living that they regularly confront, and evaluate the tools of analysis that may best enable them to critically evaluate these processes.
    6. Demonstrate a level of research, reflection and writing appropriate for a third-year sociology student
    7. Explore topics in global and urban sociology they could pursue in graduate study or research

Entry requirements

Prior study

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


130cp at 1000 level or above
NCCW (2020 and onwards)
SOCI3015 Growing up in the Modern Age: Global Childhoods

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 Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.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