Units of Study
SCLG6902 - Doing Social Research
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Fiona Jane Gill
Phone: +61 2 9351 6889
This unit of study provides a comprehensive lecture program that covers the research process, from the selection of a topic through to data analysis and the interpretation of results. Students will engage in debates about the philosophical basis of social research, and will undertake exercises designed to enhance their skills in conducting research. For the primary assessment, students will select a topic and develop a research proposal, suitable for submission to a funding agency, or for a Masters or PhD thesis.
1500wd paper (25%) and 1500wd oral presentation (25%) and 3000wd research proposal (50%)
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