School of Social and Cultural Studies

This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for SOSC 111 in 2015.

SOSC-111 – Sociology: Foundations and Concepts

Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Social & Cultural StudiesRestrictions:None

This course provides an introduction to the foundations of sociological thought and their application and relevance to contemporary society. It explores key sociological concepts and debates, such as globalisation, inequality, risk, social movements, medicalisation, and technology. 50% internal assessment, 50% examination.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $850.60     international $3,796.00

Set Text

The set text for this course is a book of student notes which contains all the essential readings for the course. Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.


Trimester 1 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
9141 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Tue, Thu1000 - 1050New Kirk [Kelburn]LT303Chamsy El-Ojeili*
Kevin Dew
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Tue, Thu1000 - 1050New Kirk [Kelburn]LT303

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.