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Global Social Problems - SCLG2000

This unit takes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of major global problems. Lectures, readings, and activities will examine these problems through the multiple lenses of comparative sociology, systems engineering, climate science, humans rights discourses, world history, and literature.

2hrs/week online lecture, 1hr/week online tutorial

1x1500wd social problem report (20%), 1x1hr midterm exam (20%), 1x2hr final exam (40%), tutorial team project (10%), tutorial participation (10%


12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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