TRNS003-23SU1 (C) Summer Jan 2023 start

Introduction to Social Issues and Challenges

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 2 January 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 February 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 8 January 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 January 2023

Description

The purpose of this course is to give students an introduction to the social sciences by closely examining a variety of perspectives on social issues within Aotearoa and beyond. It introduces students to the exploration of how institutions and dominant paradigms influence social thought and norms at particular times. Through the analysis of texts and media, this comparative study of societies will cover topics that provide insights into local and international approaches to social issues.

Prerequisites

Subject to approval of the Programme Manager

Restrictions

BRDG011 and BRDG034

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 315
9 Jan - 5 Feb
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 315
2 Jan - 12 Feb
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 Rehua 530
9 Jan - 5 Feb
Tutorial B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 Rehua 530
2 Jan - 12 Feb

Course Coordinator

For further information see Student Transitions and Engagement on the departments and faculties page

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Tutorials 30% Weeks 1- 6
Weekly Online Quizzes 30% Weeks (1-4 + 6)
Research Essay 40% Week 5

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Student Transitions and Engagement on the departments and faculties page .

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