Area of Study
Australian Culture, Pacific Studies, Sociology
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis is an exciting and innovative unit about Australian life and
global societies. It also provides new and engaging ways to
develop your understanding of the deep social relationships
that bind us together and which, at the same time, underlie
the expression of conflict and inequality. We focus in the unit
on key areas of social life such as family, gender and sexuality,
religion, age, crime, media, work, globalisation and social
policy. We also introduce you to sociology and the sociological
research process and hope to raise your interest in the social
problems and questions confronting Australian society. The
unit gives you valuable vocational skills that enable you to
enjoy interesting and varied employment in a variety of
different commercial, government and non-government
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.