Refer to the specific census and withdrawal datesfor the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Twelve credit points of second-year Arts units.
AZA2720, ATS2720, ATS3720
Youth form a distinctive sub culture within a society’s broader culture. Its distinctiveness is associated with beliefs, behaviour and identity. This unit critically assesses the social dynamics of youth experience in contemporary society from an African global perspective. Topics covered include: youth sub – cultures, globalisation and consumption, the transition to adulthood, the influence of social media and social change, work and leisure.
By the completion of the unit students should be able to:
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.