ASC210 - Youth Culture and Identity


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online, CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 1-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1-hour online seminar per week


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


This subject introduces major sociological approaches to youth. The emphasis on transition and culture respectively will focus on the experience of young people in the 21st century in relation to identity (digital and subcultural), family, school, work, relationships, and location. Students will integrate the various sociological approaches and review the impact of young people as consumers and citizens. Students will also evaluate the operations of globalisation and related inequalities on this group of social actors.

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