- 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.
May lead to
‘A’/‘B’ (or ‘C’ in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English.
- 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.