Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

305770 v.2 Bachelor of Social Science, Bachelor of Arts

Double Degree in Social Science and Media and Information

BSocSc(Curtin), BA(Curtin)

Course CRICOS Code: 050353E
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 4 Years


This double degree provides students with a broad education within the areas of social sciences and media information.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

TEE English or English Literature, minimum scaled mark of 60 desirable.

Specific Requirements

STAT elements considered are E and either V or Q.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

The course is four years full-time or equivalent part-time study. Provided that the stipulated prerequisites and corequisites are fulfilled, enrolment on a part-time basis is permitted.

Course Organisation

Students undertake the Anthropology, Geography, History, Politics or Sociology major in combination with the Film and Television, Internet Studies, Journalism, Librarianship and Corporation Information or Media Studies major. Students enrolled in the double degree program may elect to transfer to a single degree course in one of the two disciplines. In this event the relevant Head of Department shall determine the amount of credit to be transferred to the single degree.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Majors, Streams or Other Core Components

307120 v.1   Anthropology Double Degree Major   400.0
307121 v.1   Geography Double Degree Major   400.0
307122 v.1   History Double Degree Major   400.0
307123 v.1   Politics Double Degree Major   400.0
307124 v.1   Sociology Double Degree Major   400.0
307139 v.1   Film and Television Double Degree Major   400.0
307140 v.2   Internet Studies Double Degree Major   400.0
307141 v.1   Journalism Double Degree Major   400.0
307142 v.1   Media Studies Double Degree Major   400.0
307062 v.2   Librarianship and Corporate Information Management Double Degree Major   400.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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