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Sociology - unit set code MJ-A000019

Sociology is the study of society and social relations. Thinking sociologically allows the individual to step outside the taken for granted processes of everyday living towards examining the processes which create, maintain and change social groups in society.
On successful completion of the Sociology major sequence, students should have the following discipline-specific skills:

  • an ability to explain key sociological concepts such as socialisation, modernity, postmodernity, gender, social class, race and ethnicity; an ability to identify core theoretical understandings in sociology
  • an ability to apply sociological analysis to a range of contemporary issues such as health, family life, deviance and the media
  • an ability to understand conflict, cohesion and social change in societies
  • an ability to explain the systems, practices and technologies of control and their historical transformation in Western cultures
  • an ability to recognise the impact of social policy on social life
  • an ability to critically assess the work of other social researchers.


Level 1

Trimester 1

ASC101 Unit description is currently unavailable   


Trimester 2
ASC102 Unit description is currently unavailable   


Level 2 and 3

Select 6 credit points, including compulsory core units ASC308 and ASC250 and 2 level 3 units from the following:

Trimester 1
ASC246/ASC346 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASC308 Unit description is currently unavailable   (core unit)

ASC320 Unit description is currently unavailable   *

ASC207 Unit description is currently unavailable   **


Trimester 2

ASC304 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASC206/ASC306 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASC233 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASC250 Unit description is currently unavailable   (core unit)

ASC287/ASC387 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

Trimester 2

ASC321 Unit description is currently unavailable    ***

 

Note: The following may be taken in addition to the prescribed major sequence.

Trimester 1 (B, G, W, X) or trimester 3 (X)

ASC160 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

 

Trimester 3

ASC270/ASC370 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

* ASC320 is offered in the wholly online teaching mode - there will be no face to face teaching.

**  ASC207 to commence Trimester 1 2013.

*** ASC321 - Internship units are normally undertaken in third level (or equivalent) and are subject to completion of specified prerequisite units and special application requirements. Interested students should contact Arts and Education Student Support and Enrolment Enquiries on their campus for further information.

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