15 TCE credit points

Level: Level 3

Hours: 150

Type: TASC

Standards: LIT ICT

Course overview

You have
TASC course
May lead to
 
‘A’/‘B’ (or ‘C’ in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English.
Sociology 3
  • Undertaking other Level 3 courses in the Humanities and Behavioural Sciences
  • Pathway to further study at university leading to a career in law, journalism, nursing, the police, teaching, the armed services, the public service, welfare, business, or general research.

  • The structure of society with particular reference to contemporary Australian society
  • Factors that influence groups of people within society and the their opportunities in life
  • How social, political, economic and cultural of social groups are created and their influence on the individual
  • Different ways of looking at society in order to explain how it works
  • How to conduct research in the field of sociology.

  • Analyse the patterns and organisations that shape human behaviour
  • Investigate theory on a range of sociological concepts
  • Examine the link between individual experiences and social structures
  • Investigate a range of topics including: major social institutions such as the family, education and the mass media; deviance and crime; class and inequality in Australian society; perceptions, attitudes and prejudices towards a range of social issues
  • Complete practical exercises, investigations, essays and report writing.
  • Engage in group discussions and presentations
  • Complete an Individual Project (externally assessed).

  • Is curious about the structure of society in Australia and globally
  • Enjoys engaging in inquiry projects and a range of required reading
  • Is capable of creating a range of texts such as essays and reports
  • Has good reading, writing and organisational skills.