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BA Sociology-Extended Major

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
3 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
33832 AUD
National
6688 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

Sociologists analyse social change and investigate patterns of social behaviour. They use critical and analytical skills to discover the causes and consequences of social problems, to establish future directions of change, and to interpret the reasons for gender, ethnic, racial and class inequalities that have occurred in the past and are occurring in the present. Sociological study provides students with the intellectual tools to analyse and to build evidence-based findings on the pressing issues of our time. The Sociology major at UQ uncovers the heart of the disciplines underlying interest in inequality, power, cultural identity and the future of global society.

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

  •  For Australian students:

          OP/Entry Rank 2016:12/74

  •  For International students:

          1) Year 12 or equivalent English.

          2)At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.

               Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

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Course Modules

      Course Code          Course Title

  • SOCY1050 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCY1030 Introduction to Health, Illness and Society
  • SOCY1060 Gender, Sexuality and Society: An Introduction
  • SOCY2345 Thinking sociologically: contemporary and classical approaches to social life and social thought
  • SOCY2019 Introduction to social research
  • SOCY2339 Introducing Quantitative Research
  • SOCY3329 Qualitative Social Research
  • SOCY2020 Sociology of the Environment
  • SOCY2040 Families, Households and the Life Course
  • SOSC2169 Social Media: Technology, Self and Society
  • SOCY2179 Sex, Drugs and Disease: Health of the Marginalised
  • SOSC2190 Human Bodies, Culture & Society
  • SOCY2220 Globalisation & Development in Post-Colonial Societies
  • SOCY2280 Sociology of Sport
  • SOCY2340 Sociology of the City
  • SOCY3200 Current Issues & Debates in Sociology
  • ANTH3019 Development Practice & Social Impact
  • SOCY3020 Medicine, Markets and Health: Sociological Perspectives on Health and Illness
  • SOCY3039 Applied Quantitative Research
  • SOCY3050 Independent Study in Sociology

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online hrough the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

 

 

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