Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) (BSocSc(Hons))

Program Code

HSOCS

Academic Year

2020

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) is a one year program that includes advanced coursework and a research project in which students produce an extended piece of work (thesis) on a topic chosen in consultation with an academic supervisor.

The Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Conditions

Condition of enrolment
Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Program Coordinator before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours)

There shall be a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) the student must satisfactorily complete an area of research with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. One major to the value of 24 units from the following:
  • Anthropology (not offered in 2020)
  • Asian Studies (not offered in 2020)
  • Gender Studies and Social Analysis
  • Geography, Environment and Population (not offered in 2020)
  • History (not offered in 2020)
  • International Development (not offered in 2020)
  • Linguistics (not offered in 2020)
  • Philosophy (not offered in 2020)
  • Politics and International Studies (not offered in 2020)

 

Gender Studies and Social Analysis Honours

To satisfy the requirements for Gender Studies and Social Analysis Honours students must complete courses to the value of 24 units.

Core Courses

Courses to the value of 12 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
GSSA 4001 Hons Gender Studies & Social Analysis Theory 6
GSSA 4002 Honours Gender Studies & Social Analysis Research Methods 6

Research Dissertation

Courses to the value of 12 units from the following:

In the case of full-time enrolment students must take the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
GSSA 4003 Honours Gender Studies & Social Analysis Thesis 12

or

Courses to the value of 12 units from the following:

In the case of part-time enrolment the following two courses must be completed in consecutive semesters. Students are required to take both Part A and the matching Part B course:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
GSSA 4100A Honours Gender Studies & Social Analysis Thesis A 0
GSSA 4100B Honours Gender Studies & Social Analysis Thesis B 12