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This online Sociological Foundations unit from Open Universities Australia in partnership with Swinburne University is a great introduction to the field of sociology.
The unit teaches students the key concepts that underpin sociology and explores the contemporary issues currently facing Australian society. Students are taught everything from social identities, youth culture and social inequalities through to substantive areas like mass media, health and illness and social movements.
Complete this unit with a deeper appreciation of sociology as a field of study – a body of knowledge that is helpful to anyone working or studying in the fields of communication, arts, marketing and psychology.
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have completed the following unit because it is considered an academic equivalent:
In this sociology unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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By completing this sociology unit you will:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.