• Offered by School of Sociology
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Sociology
  • Areas of interest Sociology
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Alastair Greig
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. To provide a basic understanding of  the dynamics of   global change;
  2. To appreciate the political and historical developments that have influenced the 'making of the Third World';
  3. To be able to examine the rhetoric and the reality behind contemporary concepts or codewords, such as 'progress', 'modernisation', 'development' and 'globalisation';
  4. To appreciate the complex interlinkages between the 'global' and the 'local';
  5. To be able to to produce an argument and marshal evidence for it in written work on development;
  6.  To be able to develop a reasoned position on various issues in development.

Indicative Assessment

Three reflective markers on student engagement with material and progress (600 words -10%; 750 words 15%;  1000 words 20%);  research essay 3,500 words 45%; tutorial participation 10%.

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Workload

Is three hours contact per week (2 lectures and 1 tutorial) over  11 weeks, plus tutorial preparation time  plus 2 weeks essay preparation and one hour course summary final lecture.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have completed SOCY2030

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2418 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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