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SCY2310 - Population and migration

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Dharma Arunachalam


Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)


The unit examines

  1. the determinants of fertility, mortality and internal migration in Australia,
  2. the factors shaping Australian immigration policy since World War Two and the outcomes as regards country of origin, skill and other social characteristics of migrants, and
  3. the migrant impact on Australian society, including inter ethnic relations.


Essay (2500 words): 50%
Examination (2 hours): 50%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week



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