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PD-ARTS Sociology

Informal specialisationYear: 2019

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Please note that PD-ARTS Postgraduate Diploma in Arts will no longer be accepting new applications as of the 1st January 2015, the program from 2015 will be offered as GDA-ARTS Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced). Please refer to the correct handbook entry for program information for commencing students from 2015.

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Intended learning outcomes

Students who complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in this area of specialisation should:

  • Be able to understand and critically engage with key theoretical and empirical approaches in sociology exploring the social patterns characterising contemporary societies;
  • Be able to understand and use advanced sociological research methods, whether in the form of critical engagement with secondary materials; document research; field work; or other forms of sociological research;
  • Have developed a reflexive awareness of the social, ethical and cultural dimensions of sociological research, analysis and practice.
Last updated: 3 April 2019