To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements of the degree in which you are enrolled:
The Honours Program in Sociology aims to apply advanced sociological reasoning in understanding social life, comprehend core and complex concepts and theories within sociology, examine the changing relationships between individuals, groups and society, highlight new social processes associated with social change, social inequality and social conflict, analyse social evidence by selecting and using an appropriate research collection method, follow ethical requirements in conducting social research, and identify the range of ways that sociological knowledge can be applied in vocational setting.
On completion of the Honours Program in Sociology students will be able to:
To qualify for the Honours Program in Sociology a student must complete 36 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the program of study below.
Not all topics are necessarily available in a given year.
27 units comprising:
HASS7001 Research Communication in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (4.5 units)
HASS7010A Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Honours Thesis (4.5/18 units)
HASS7010B Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Honours Thesis (4.5/18 units)
HASS7010C Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Honours Thesis (4.5/18 units)
HASS7010D Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Honours Thesis (4.5/18 units)
HASS7003 Understanding Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences (4.5 units)*
Plus 9 units from the following topics
CREA7001 Exegesis (4.5 units)**
CREA7002 Professional Practice for the Creative Arts (4.5 units)
ENGL7702 Reading Literature, Reading the World (4.5 units)
HASS7000 Industry or Community Placement in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (4.5 units)
HASS7002 Honours Special Project in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (4.5 units)
HIST7056 Critical Theory: Past and Present (4.5 units)
HIST7057 Making History: Current Directions in Historiography (4.5 units)
PHIL7340 Creativity and the Imagination (4.5 units)
SOCI7012 Quantitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences (4.5 units)
SOCI7031 Qualitative Research: Theory and Practice (4.5 units)
Or up to 9 units of honours appropriate topics with the approval of the Honours co-ordinator
*With Honours co-ordinator approval students can replace HASS7003 Understanding Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences with CREA7100 Understanding Research Methods in the Creative Arts (4.5 units)
**Students undertaking a creative work as part of thesis must select CREA7001 Exegesis
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