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ATS3725

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)A/Prof Dharmalingam Arunachalam

Notes

Previously coded SCY3310

Synopsis

The unit examines the components of demographic change and their social consequences, in particular:

  1. trends in fertility and their implications for population ageing,
  2. death and disease in Australia,
  3. Australian immigration policy and its implications for the education and labour markets, and
  4. implications of population growth for the natural environment and urban settlements in Australia.

Assessment

Written work: 90%
Tutorial participation and presentation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Dharma Arunachalam

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Sociology

Prohibitions

ATS2725