University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) (MBAA)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

This degree will explore social life, social change and social problems. You will develop an understanding of the complexities of contemporary social life; addressing social problems and examining issues of ethnicity, globalisation, popular culture and social movements. You will develop the critical and creative thinking skills to identify trends, structures and social issues that emerge from cultural, political and economic change. You will graduate with a sound knowledge of: Social theory; Contemporary debates; Research methodology; Cultures and sub cultures; Migration; Policy; Family; Global society; Social movements.


  • 108 units
  • 9 units of core courses
  • 36 units of an Arts Specialisation
  • 36 units of a second Arts major
  • 18 units of a minor
  • 9 units of electives.


  • Sociology
  • English and Creative Writing
  • History and Cultural Studies
  • International Relations
  • Languages
  • Linguistics
  • Performing Arts

Standard entry requirements

Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above

Study pathways

Students who finish their degree with a credit or higher Grade Point Average (GPA) could be eligible for the one-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Magill International: $88,200 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

Students can use this degree as a pathway to further study, including the Master of Teaching (Secondary).

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