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Unit name Ethnicity, Religion and Race: Understanding Social Diversity
Unit code HGA324
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Sociology and Criminology
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the history of racial, religious and ethnic relations in Australia from a sociological perspective.
  2. Apply sociological perspectives to assess racial, religious and ethnic relations in Australia.
  3. Evaluate the core debates and discourses in Australia and other settler nations on race, religion and ethnicity.
  4. Communicate your ideas clearly and draw upon sociological data to support your arguments.




25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty


Teaching Pattern

On Campus: 13 x 2 hour lectures + 6 x 1 hour tutorials

Off Campus/Distance: Online lecture recordings and supporting materials, plus online tutorial discussions.


Task 1: Take-home exam (40%)

Task 2:Tutorial Exercises (20%)

Task 3: Essay (40%)

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