Studies of Society and Environment will provide 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. It involves four units of study in one of the following: Cultural Studies, Indigenous Studies, Politics or Sociology together with two units in another of these areas of study.
For a major study students must complete 96 credit points of study comprising:
48 credit points units in one of the following areas: Sociology, Politics, Gender Studies, Indigenous Studies;
24 credit points in part study from one of the four areas not studied for the minor: Sociology, Politics, Gender Studies, Indigenous Studies;
24 credit points Curriculum and Pedagogy units.
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.
Students to complete minor study (4 units = 48 credit points) in one of the following areas and
Any two units (part Study) from one of the following areas not studied as part of the minor
Curriculum and Pedagogy Units:
This unit set is studied as part of the following course(s):