• Offered by Australian Demographic & Social Research Institute
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Demography
  • Areas of interest Anthropology, Development Studies, Population Studies, Demography, Public Health
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Prof Zhongwei Zhao
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
    See Future Offerings

This course acts as an introduction to the main content of the field of population studies and to the major theoretical considerations.  An emphasis is placed on current population issues in both developed and less developed countries.  The course is intended primarily for students taking the Graduate Certificate or Master of Social Research but is open to students of any graduate program of the University.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

The course seeks to help students to understand major demographic trends, their causes and consequences in the world today.

Indicative Assessment

Students will be assessed by three 1500-word essays, with each essay accounting for 30% of the final mark.  Attendance and performance in tutorials accounts for 10% of the final mark.

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Workload

2 x 1 hour lectures, 1 x 1 hour tutorial, per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Graduate Certificate in Social Research (6892) or Master of Social Research (7121). Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3534
2004 $3534
2005 $3534
2006 $3534
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3020 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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