- Code DEMO8024
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Australian Demographic & Social Research Institute
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Demography
- Areas of interest Anthropology, Development Studies, Population Studies, Demography, Public Health
- Academic career PGRD
- Prof Zhongwei Zhao
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2014
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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.
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.
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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2 x 1 hour lectures, 1 x 1 hour tutorial, per week
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Offerings and Dates
|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|