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ASC102 - Introduction to Sociology B

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:E Eckermann




Incompatible with:

ASC202, ASC402

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


The study of global and national inequalities is possibly one of the most important areas of study in sociology. Patterns of inequality are based on categories such as social class, gender, race and ethnicity. The first section of this unit will explore these categories as well as sociological explanations by major theorists in the area. The unit then moves on to and examination of globalisation, work and global risks. 


One essay 1800 words 40%

Short exercises 25%

Closed book examination 35%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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