Population Studies (2018)
Population Studies is concerned with the empirical analysis of population structure and trends. The undergraduate programme complements and supports other subjects in the university that are concerned with population by providing training in core concepts, methods and issues.
Population Studies is available as a major for the Bachelor of Social Sciences. Population Studies may also be taken as a second major or as a minor within other undergraduate degrees, subject to academic approval of the Faculty or School of Studies in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Population Studies as a single major, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Population Studies, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must include GEOGY101, SOCIO101, POPST201, SOCPY201, PSYCH211, GEOGY301, POPST302, POPST360 and SOCPY301.
To complete Population Studies as a single major, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Population Studies, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must include GEOGY101, SOCIO101, POPST201, SOCPY201, PSYCH211, POPST302, POPST360 and SOCPY301.
To complete a minor in Population Studies, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Population Studies major, including POPST201, and at least 15 additional points above 100 level.
Note: Students who commenced a major in Population Studies in 2016 or prior and are undertaking their third year in 2018 will do so using existing 20 point papers. Students are encouraged to contact the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for programme advice.
- ARTSC101 - 18B (HAM) & 18B (TGA) - Indigenous Social Science Research
- ARTSC102 - 18A (HAM) - Arts Affects<>Effects
- ARTSC103 - 18A (HAM), 18A (TGA) & 18B (HAM) - Rights and Reasons
- ARTSC104 - 18A (HAM) & 18B (HAM) - Undergraduate Research Writing for ESL Students
- ARTSC110 - 18A (HAM) - Old Worlds - New Worlds
- ARTSC111 - 18B (HAM) & 18B (TGA) - Social Science Theory and Action
- GEOGY101 - 18B (HAM) & 18B (NET) - People and Place
- SOCIO101 - 18A (HAM) & 18A (TGA) - Introduction to Sociology
- SOCPY100 - 18A (HAM) & 18A (TGA) - Introduction to Social Policy
- ECONS202 - Economic Growth and Wellbeing
- ENVPL202 - 18A (HAM) & 18B (HAM) - Cartography and Spatial Analysis
- GEOGY209 - 18B (HAM) - Health, People, Place
- GEOGY219 - 18A (HAM) - Maori Lands and Communities
- POPST201 - 18A (HAM) & 18A (NET) - Population Studies
- PSYCH211 - 18A (HAM) & 18A (TGA) - Understanding Psychological Research
- SOCPY200 - 18B (HAM) & 18B (TGA) - Social Policy and Social Issues
- SOCPY201 - 18A (HAM) & 18A (TGA) - Social Policy, Families and Children
- SSRP202 - The Practice of Social Science Research
- ECON313 - Economics of Human Resources and Public Policy
- FASS396 - 18C (BLK) & 18D (BLK) - Work Placement
- GEOG309 - 18A (HAM) - Gender, Place and Culture
- GEOG328 - 18B (HAM), 18B (NET) & 18B (TGA) - Geographic Information Systems
- POPS302 - 18B (HAM) & 18B (NET) - Exploring Population Change
- POPS360 - 18B (HAM) - Special Topic: Population Economics
- POPS389 - 18A (HAM) & 18B (HAM) - Directed Study
- POPS390 - 18A (HAM) & 18B (HAM) - Directed Study
- SOCP302 - 18B (HAM) & 18B (TGA) - Social Policy
- SOCP304 - 18B (HAM) - Health, Wellbeing and Policy
Prescriptions for the GradCert(PopSt) and GradDip(PopSt)
A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Population Studies at an advanced level in their first degree.
For further details, contact the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Office.
2018 Catalogue of Papers information as of 25 September 2017 9:22am