Unit

School Of Social Sciences

Understanding Society (WSTC)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 700049.4

Discipline: SOCIETY AND CULTURE NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Mona Shrestha


Equivalent Units
101551 - Understanding Society

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney University, The College. Students enrolled in extended diplomas must pass 40 credit points from the preparatory units listed in the course structure prior to enrolling in this University level unit. Students enrolled in 7057 Diploma in Social Science Extended or 7076 Bachelor of Social Science Extended (UWSC First Year Program) must have successfully completed 700212 Cultural Perspectives.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Term 1  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  Mona Shrestha  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Term 2  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  Mona Shrestha  Timetable not available  
2020 Term 2  Yes  The College - Nirimba Education Precinct - DAY  Mona Shrestha  Timetable not available  
2020 Term 3  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  Mona Shrestha  Timetable not available  
2020 Term 3  Yes  The College - Nirimba Education Precinct - DAY  Mona Shrestha  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Understanding Society is a core unit in the Diploma in Social Science and Diploma in Social Science Fast Track which will introduce students in the first year of their studies to key concepts and theories used in examination of and for understanding social action, social policy, social institutions, social structure and social change. Students enrolled in the unit will be introduced to factual information concerning contemporary societies and the methods of interpreting such information. At the conclusion of their studies in this unit students will have been presented with opportunities to develop skills in critical reading and sociological analysis.


Courses
6023.1Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
6025.1Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice/Bachelor of Criminal and Community JusticeCONTINUING
6025.2Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice/Bachelor of Criminal and Community JusticeCURRENT
6027.1Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Humanitarian and Development StudiesCURRENT
6029.1Diploma in Social Science (Policing)/Bachelor of PolicingCONTINUING
6030.1Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Tourism ManagementCURRENT
6044.1Diploma in Social Science (Policing)/Bachelor of PolicingCURRENT
7032.4Diploma in Criminal and Community JusticeCONTINUING
7032.5Diploma in Criminal and Community JusticeCURRENT
7050.3Diploma in Social ScienceCURRENT
7051.2Diploma in Social Science (Policing)CONTINUING
7055.1Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice ExtendedCONTINUING
7055.2Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice ExtendedCONTINUING
7057.1Diploma in Social Science ExtendedCONTINUING
7057.2Diploma in Social Science ExtendedCONTINUING
7058.2Diploma in Social Science (Policing) ExtendedCONTINUING
7133.1Diploma in Social Science Extended - Social ScienceCONTINUING
7154.1Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice ExtendedCONTINUING
7154.2Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice ExtendedCURRENT
7155.1Diploma in Social Science ExtendedCONTINUING
7156.1Diploma in Social Science Extended - Humanitarian and Development StudiesCURRENT
7157.1Diploma in Social Science Extended - Social ScienceCURRENT
7158.1Diploma in Social Science (Policing) ExtendedCONTINUING
7159.1Diploma in Social Science Extended - Tourism ManagementCURRENT
7167.1Diploma in Social Science (Policing)CURRENT
7168.1Diploma in Social Science (Policing) ExtendedCURRENT


Specialisations

A7018.1WSTC Social Science Extended Local Recent School LeaversCONTINUING
A7019.1WSTC Social Science Extended International StudentsCONTINUING
A7020.1WSTC Social Science Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCONTINUING
A7021.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7022.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended International StudentsCURRENT
A7023.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7025.1WSTC Social Science (Policing) Extended Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7036.1WSTC Islamic Studies Extended Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7037.1UWSCollege Islamic Studies Extended International StudentsCURRENT
A7038.1WSTC Islamic Studies Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7068.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7072.1WSTC Social Science Extended Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7073.1WSTC Social Science Extended International StudentsCURRENT
A7074.1WSTC Social Science (Policing) Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7087.1WSTC Criminal & Community Justice Extended Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7088.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended International StudentsCURRENT
A7090.1WSTC Social Science Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7119.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Humanitarian and Development - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7120.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Humanitarian and Development - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7121.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Humanitarian and Development - International StudentsCURRENT
A7122.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Social Science - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7123.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Social Science - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7124.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Social Science - International StudentsCURRENT
A7176.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended Local Recent School LeaversCONTINUING
A7177.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCONTINUING
A7178.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended International StudentsCONTINUING
A7179.1WSTC Social Science Extended Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7180.1WSTC Social Science Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7181.1WSTC Social Science Extended International StudentsCURRENT
A7182.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Humanitarian and Development - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7183.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Humanitarian and Development - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7184.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Humanitarian and Development - International StudentsCURRENT
A7185.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Social Science - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7186.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Social Science - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7187.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Social Science - International StudentsCURRENT
A7188.1WSTC Social Science (Policing) Extended Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7189.1WSTC Social Science (Policing) Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7190.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Tourism Management - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7191.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Tourism Management - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7192.1WSTC Social Science Extended - Tourism Management - International StudentsCURRENT
A7272.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7273.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7274.1WSTC Criminal and Community Justice Extended International StudentsCURRENT
A7278.1WSTC Social Science (Policing) Extended Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7279.1WSTC Social Science (Policing) Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT




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