Bachelor of Media with Bachelor of Sociology (B Media B Soc)

Program Code

BMBS

Academic Year

2021

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

This program provides students with a thorough grounding in both contemporary media and sociology. The Media major explores how the complex media industry is rapidly evolving under the influence of changing technologies and the different needs of societies around the world. The Sociology major combines deep discipline knowledge of sociology with advanced quantitative data analysis skills. Students may develop distinctive pathways through the double degree program that allow them to develop knowledge and skills in relation to different facets of the practical and theoretical understanding of media and the application of sociological knowledge and techniques, including quantitative data analysis. Students who complete this program may go on to careers in a wide range of organisations and fields.

The Bachelor of Media with Bachelor of Sociology is an AQF Level 7 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 4 years.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Media with Bachelor of Sociology

There shall be a Bachelor of Media with Bachelor of Sociology.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Bachelor of Media with Bachelor of Sociology the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 96 units, comprising:

1. Bachelor of Media courses to the value of 48 units including;

  • 30 units of Media Core courses including ARTS 1007/OL The Enquiring Mind
  • 9 units of Media Closed electives
  • 9 units of electives

2. Bachelor of Sociology courses to the value of 48 units including;

  • 27 units of Sociology Core courses
  • 3 units of Sociology Closed electives
  • 18 units of electives

A student who undertakes the Bachelor of Media with Bachelor of Sociology may count a maximum of 24 units towards both degrees, satisfying the requirements for the two degrees with a minimum total of 96 units of study.

The requirement for broadening, where applicable, is waived in the double degree.

Please refer to individual Academic Program Rules for the Bachelor of Media, and Bachelor of Sociology.