Units of Study

SCLG6902 - Doing Social Research

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fiona Jane Gill


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.


1x1500wd paper (25%), 1x1500wd oral presentation (25%), 1x3000wd research proposal (50%)


1x2hr seminar/week




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