The Social World
Think about how modern society was formed, and why it has become the way it has. Look at social change with a critical lens. Analyse contemporary issues around globalisation and post-industrialisation. Rethink gender, race and education.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 27 Jun 2022
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of sociological thought.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between society and the individual.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the structural bases of inequality and social difference.
- What is sociology
- Crime and deviance
- Social class
- Race and ethnicity
- Global society
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
Examine the historical formation of modern society and contemporary directions of social change through a sociological lens. Gain valuable skills and knowledge to comprehend the fast-changing world in which we live by analysing contemporary issues around the contexts of globalisation and post-industrialisation.
Become familiar with the nature of sociology, social divisions and the significance of popular culture. Explore a variety of contemporary social issues such as gender, race and education and rethink your understanding of them.
Your skills and knowledge will not only benefit your professional experiences, be it in the health, public or social services industry, but in your personal ones as well.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a first-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Psychological Science and Sociology degree.
Should your course have an exam it will be scheduled for Australian Central Standard Time or Australian Central Daylight Time, depending on the time of the year.
- Continuous Assessment (60%)
- Project (40%)
Current study term: 26 Jun 22 to 02 Sep 22
Sociology, 7th ed. (eBook)
Van Krieken R., et al.