Credit points


Major available at

  • Blacktown
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield

Additional information

A Major is 80 cp in prescribed units in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area, normally including at least 10 cp at 100-level, at least 40 cp at 200-level and at least 20 cp from 300-level.

Admission requirements

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Completion requirements

A students must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

a. 10 cp from 100-level units (Part A);

b. at least 40 cp from 200-level units (Part B);

c. at least 20 cp from 300-level units (Part C)

Part A : 100-level units

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
SOCS100Introduction to Sociology10
SOCS108Contemporary Society and Change10

Part B : 200-level units

Complete at least 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
SOCS207Meaning of Life: Researching Qualitatively10Compulsory unit
SOCS200All the Feels Emotions Society Culture10
SOCS201Social Justice and the New Economy10
SOCS202Culture: Rights, Representation, Resistance10
SOCS206Globalisation, Religion and Modernity10
SOCS208The Power of Social Connection: Social Capital Revealed10
SOCS209Race and Ethnicity: Australian and Global Perspectives10
SOCS226Global Youth Cultures10
SOCS234Sociological Theory and Practice10
SOCS235Health, Illness and Wellbeing10
SOCS239Sociology of Gender and Sexuality10
SOCS243Global Health10
SOCS244Difference and Diversity: Social and Sexual Health10

Part C : 300-level units

Complete at least 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
SOCS302People Count: Researching Globally with Quantitative Methods10Compulsory unit
SOCS300Power Wealth and Welfare: Social Issues and Policy10
HUMA332Arts and Humanities Special Project10

Restriction requirement for HUMA332. A quota applies to this unit. An application process applies for special projects on offer and academic merit will be considered. The student must have a GPA of at least 5.5 and be undertaking a major taught by the National School of Arts (not including Education Studies, Mathematics and Technology). Permission from the National Head of School is required prior to enrolling in this unit.

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