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Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology

  • ID:MU610172
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$250.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$20,040.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • Application Fee:$250.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$20,040.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
$125,583.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirements

  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) 140 Written English

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)    6.0 Overall

    •   6.0 Reading

    •  6.0 Writing

    •   6.0 Speaking

    •   6.0 Listening

  • Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)  169 Overall

    • 169 Reading

    • 169 Writing

    • 169 Speaking

    • 169 Listening

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE)  50 Overall

    • 50 Reading

    •  50 Writing

    • 50 Speaking

    • 50 Listening

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language – IBT (TOEFL IBT)   73 Overall

    • 18 Reading

    • 18 Writing

    •  18 Speaking

    •  18 Listening

  • Occupational English Test (OET) C (250-290) Reading

    • C (250-290) Writing

    •  C (250-290) Speaking

    •  C (250-290) Listening

Course Information

In this course, you’ll explore the connections between what is personal and social, in a global context. You’ll gain a greater understanding of the social world and your place in it, recognising that everyday life is filled by human beings interacting with one another, institutions, ideas and emotions.

A degree in Sociology will give you knowledge and skills that are increasingly important in a wide range of professions and occupations. You’ll gain a broader perspective for understanding the world as you learn to think critically and creatively, apply knowledge and information, and communicate effectively.

When you graduate, you’ll have developed skills in critical thinking, social research, policy analysis, and project evaluation that are crucial in numerous occupations. You could pursue a range of roles in local, state and federal public service, or in welfare, community, industrial and commercial organisations.

5 reasons to study Sociology at Murdoch

  • Gain a strong understanding of social change and your part in it.

  • Learn how changes in the structure of society, cultural systems of beliefs and values, and access to power can influence us as members of society.

  • Gain knowledge that is socially useful and vocationally relevant, both very important assets to future employers.

  • You’ll create an e-portfolio of your work to showcase to employers when you graduate.

  • Combine your degree with up to two minors in Anthropology, Community Development or Australian Indigenous Studies. You could also study two majors in 3 years and graduate with 2 specialisations, further enhancing your career prospects.

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Course Structure - 72 credit points

  • Course Core - 24 credit points

  • 100 Level Units - 9 credit points

  • Spine Unit - 3 credit points

  • MSP100 Career Learning: Managing Your Career - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

  • Course Core Units - 6 credit points

  • ART101 Coming into Community - 6 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal (quota of 112 places) (closed), S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

  • ART102 Inventing the Future - 6 points

  • 200 Level Units - 15 credit points

  • Spine Units - 6 credit points

  • Select from the following:

  • MSP200 Building Enterprise Skills - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

  • MSP201 Real World Learning - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external, Y-external

  • ART208 Presenting in Public: Writing and Performing for Professional Contexts - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S2-internal

  • ART325 Professional Placement - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal

  • AIS308 Working with Indigenous Communities: Internship - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal

  • COD303 Preparing for Professional Community Practice - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

  • POL340 Public Policy Internship - 6 points

  • MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

  • AST384 Asian Studies Project - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: AU7-external, S1-external, W-external

  • Course Core Units - 9 credit points

  • ART201 Global Citizenship - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

  • ART202 The Weight of Data - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

  • BAR200 Developing Research Skills and Methods - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

  • Major Units - 24 credit points

  • Options - 24 credit points

  • Select from any of the available Majors, Co-Majors or Minors

  • Major Structure - 24 credit points

  • 100 Level Units - 6 credit points

  • Core Units - 6 credit points

  • SOC134 Introduction to Sociology - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

  • COD125 Introduction to Community Development - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

  • 200 Level Units - 9 credit points

  • Core Units - 9 credit points

  • BRD201 Food Matters - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

  • SOC203 Youth Identities - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

  • SOC209 Religion and Society - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

  • 300 Level Units - 9 credit points

  • Course Core Unit - 3 credit points

  • SOC313 Healthy Lifestyles - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

  • Specified Electives - 6 credit points

  • Select from the following:

  • COD214 Social Policy and Community Action - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

  • COD302 Creative Ways to Work with Community - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

  • SUS207 Overseas Aid and International Development - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

  • SUS310 Sustainable Urban Communities - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

  • POL226 Sex and Gender Matters - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

  • POL246 Public Policy Analysis - 3 points

  • MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

A degree in Sociology will give you knowledge and skills that are increasingly important in a wide range of professions and occupations.

Careers could include:

  • Community Project Officer

  • Humanitarian Aid Worker

  • Social Analyst

  • sustainable development

  • criminal investigations/justice.

For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Overseas Student Health Cover: 530 AUD per year

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