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SOCI309 Special Topic: Science, Technology and Post-Capitalist Futures

Use of theory within Science and Technology studies to better understand new dynamics in social and economic life and to explore prospects and possibilities for post-capitalist futures.

This paper is fully internally assessed.

Paper title Special Topic: Science, Technology and Post-Capitalist Futures
Paper code SOCI309
Subject Sociology
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2023 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $955.05
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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54 200-level points from Arts and Music Schedule C
Schedule C
Arts and Music
This paper will be available to Sociology majors and other BA students who are interested in the topic who meet the prerequisites.

Teaching staff

Co-ordinator: To be confirmed when paper is next offered.

Paper Structure
The paper utilises thirteen 2-hour lectures plus weekly tutorials
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures: Two hours per week.

Tutorials: One hour per week, starting from the second week
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Global perspective, Information literacy, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Research, Scholarship, Self-motivation, Teamwork, Environmental literacy.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the paper will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to undertake critical thinking and reflection, positioning themselves in the context of wider controversies.
  • Communicate theoretical ideas through research, analysis and writing.

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Not offered in 2023

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system