Sociology (Education Minor)

Unit set code: EMISOC | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Discipline Minor
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The Sociology minor provides you with the opportunity to focus on specific aspects of social life, both local and international – education, work and unemployment, family, health, sex, gender and sexuality, ethnicity and racism, equality, opportunity, inequality, crime, law, policy and social justice.

Unit set structure

For a minor study students must complete 48 credit points of study comprising:

  • 48 credit points (4) Specialist Area units
What is a unit?

A full course is made up of several smaller topics or subjects. These are referred to as 'units'.
Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units.


'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

As part of a course

This unit set is studied as part of the following course(s):

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