Units of Study

SCLG4011 - Sociology Honours A

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 12

Coordinator: Jennifer Wilkinson


The Honours program in Sociology and Social Policy consists of:

1. a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff;
2. two seminars that meet weekly for two hours each during Semester 1.

The thesis should be of 18000-20000 words in length. Each seminar requires 6000 words of written work or its equivalent. The thesis is worth 60% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars is worth 20%.

The following seminars are available to Honours students in 2013:

SCLG 4011 Practising Sociology : This is a two hour workshop aimed at developing the practical skills you will need to complete an honours dissertation.
SCLG 4012 Bridging Personal and Global Perspectives :The unit examines the legacy of binary classifications in modern sociology. Through an examination of theories and research on topics including the individual, families, communities, social capital , the unit explores the connections between micro-research and everyday life with larger-scale social processes.

For more information, contact the Honours Coordinator.


a thesis of 18000-20000 words in length and 6000 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar


2x2hr seminars/week in semester 1


48 credit points of senior level Sociology (with credit average) including SCLG3602

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