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Area/Catalogue
HUMS 3053

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
163220

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

Study Period 4

Course aim

To extend students' understandings of sociological perspectives on gender and intimacy in contemporary society.

Course content

This course extends core knowledge on social divisions and identities by examining key debates and empirical illustrations surrounding femininities and masculinities. Students will look at the ongoing influence of gender in contemporary Australian and Western contexts (eg. employment, politics, the family, media) as well as comparatively as it exists in economically developing nations (eg. sex trafficking and prostitution, migration, religious practice).

Textbooks

Wharton, Amy S. 2012, Sociology of Gender: An Introduction to Theory and Research, 2, Wiley-Blackwell, United Kingdom

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
SOCU 1008 UO The Social World

The listed prerequisite or with approval from the Program Director.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Essay 2700 words 60% N/A
Continuous assessment 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

UniSA Justice and Society

Degree this course is offered in