Course Description

This course is an essential preparation for higher research and for admission into research and postgraduate programs in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Coursework units, involving intensive personalised tutorials, prepare students for analysis and problem solving at an advanced fourth year level in their areas of study. The thesis component provides research training which equips the student with advanced skills in the discipline area leading to a substantial research paper. Fields of study may include history, literary studies, political science, Indonesian, sociology and southeast Asian studies.

The course provides advanced understanding and critical evaluation of aspects of human society, its history, culture, political development, and diversity, with opportunities, in particular, to study northern Australian and southeast Asian societies.

Duration

1 year full time, 2 years part time

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 68.0% (national average 75.7%)
Improved skills: 72.0% (national average 83.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 80.0% (national average 85.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Charles Darwin University (CDU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 91.2% (national average 61.3%)
Studying full time: 20.8% (national average 32.0%)
Median full time salary: $60,200 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Charles Darwin University (CDU) Code: BAH22

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