Units of Study

SCLG6902 - Doing Social Research

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fiona Jane Gill
Phone: +61 2 9351 6889
Email: fiona.gill@sydney.edu.au

Description

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.

Assessments

1500wd paper (25%) and 1500wd oral presentation (25%) and 3000wd research proposal (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prohibitions

SCLG3003

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

SCLG6902

Seminar

           

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SCLG6902 - Doing Social Research

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fiona Jane Gill
Phone: +61 2 9351 6889
Email: fiona.gill@sydney.edu.au

Description

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.

Assessments

1500wd paper (25%) and 1500wd oral presentation (25%) and 3000wd research proposal (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prohibitions

SCLG3003

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney