Living in Aotearoa

SOC301

The purpose of this online course is to introduce you to key social studies concepts about how societies work and how people can participate as critical, active, informed, and responsible citizens.

  •  
    Level
    3
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Online only
  • Workload

    For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study.

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $0 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Contexts are drawn from the past, present, and future and from places within and beyond Aotearoa New Zealand.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

Fee free offer

The enrolment fees and annual administration fee for this course is currently fee free for New Zealand domestic students and New Zealand citizens living overseas. 

Please read the terms and conditions in the Fee Free Offer Tab on the qualification page. Please disregard the $60 annual administration fee that is showing, this will not be charged.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Demonstrate understanding of the core principles of social science. Examine a campaign of social action to influence policy change using social studies concepts and giving specific evidence. 
  • Conduct a critical social inquiry using social studies concepts and giving specific evidence.
  • Examine personal involvement in a social action that aims to influence policy change using social studies concepts and giving specific evidence.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device 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.

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Achievement
  •  
    Level
    3
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Online only
  • Workload

    For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study.

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $0 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying