• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest Sociology
  • Specialisation code SOCY-HSPC

The Sociology Honours Specialisation gives you high-level preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of sociology, and through the design and implementation of a research project, typically a thesis of up to 20,000 words, that develops new understandings or that provides solutions to complex problems.

Learning Outcomes

  1. pose a significant research question relating to sociology;
  2. investigate this question creatively, critically, ethically, and independently, including through sophisticated use of appropriate theory and methodology as appropriate to sociology, and place these investigations in the context of the relevant intellectual tradition; and
  3. communicate their research and its findings through an appropriate medium.
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Admission Requirements

1.   a major or equivalent in the following:


Technology, Network and Society

2.   with the written approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis

Cognate Disciplines

Sociology, Technology, Network and Society


This Honours specialisation requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

48 units from the completion of the following course(s):

SOCY4010 - Sociology Honours Methods Seminar (12 units)

SOCY4009 - Sociology Honours Theory Seminar (12 units)

THES4103 - Thesis (24 units)

48 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
SOCY4009 Sociology Honours Theory Seminar 12
SOCY4010 Sociology Honours Methods Seminar 12
THES4103 Thesis 6-24
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