Social Science Honours I

Course code SOCS4001Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

This course will involve the analysis and critical evaluation of theoretical issues in the student's area of study.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate:
1. understanding of specific issues and concepts relating to an aspect of their chosen field of social science study;
2. detailed knowledge of materials and sources relating to these issues;
3. skills in performing a critical/analytical task in a social science area at Honours level;
4. ability to write a research essay at Honours level.
ContentThis course will involve the analysis and critical evaluation of theoretical issues in the student's area of study. This will be provided through a series of seminars, which may focus on a particular theme or on a range of theoretical issues.
Replacing Course(s)NA
TransitionNA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeThe Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) program requires successful completion of a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Social Science or equivalent, with a major in a field relevant to their proposed Honours study and at least a credit average in the field in their undergraduate program.
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Forums
Self Directed Learning
Seminar
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)May include literature reviews, analytical essays, oral presentations and/or examinations.

Word range: 6000 - 10,000 words
Contact HoursSeminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Science (Honours)