Handbook

PD-ARTS Sociology

Year and Campus: 2017

Coordinator

Associate Professor Jens Zinn

Contact

Email: jzinn@unimelb.edu.au

Overview:

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.

See program overview

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.
Structure & Available Subjects:

The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in this area of specialisation requires:

  • thesis subject (50 points)
  • two compulsory subjects (25 points)
  • two elective subjects (25 points)



Total 100 points

Please note: the thesis must be taken over two consecutive semesters

Subject Options:

Thesis Subject

50 points

Please note: the thesis must be taken over two consecutive semesters

Subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1, Semester 2
25

Compulsory Subjects

25 points

Subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:

Elective Subjects

37.5 points

Links to further information: http://www.ssps.unimelb.edu.au/
Related Course(s): Postgraduate Diploma in Arts

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