Aotearoa New Zealand Society

74111

This online course will introduces you to the concepts of social structure, culture and change in Aotearoa New Zealand since the 1980s. It has a particular focus on the importance of class, gender, sexuality, and ethnic relations.

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    Level
    5
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    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $752 NZ Domestic
    $2,324 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2022
    Trimester 3 2022 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

The course examines the historical underpinnings of the social democratic consensus, and investigates the effects of post-1984 changes to the welfare state and economy. It covers the following areas as they relate to contemporary social formations:

  • social policy and welfare
  • key concepts associated with political change such as ideology, representation and power.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

What you will learn

In this online course you will develop skills of analysis, argument, expression, and a practical knowledge of contemporary issues.  When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • explain core social science concepts
  • apply social science concepts – class, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, ideology, representation and power - to the Aotearoa New Zealand context
  • identify and interpret processes of social, historical and cultural change in Aotearoa New Zealand society.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Certificate
Bachelor's Degree

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $752 NZ Domestic
    $2,324 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2022
    Trimester 3 2022 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying