Units of Study

SCLG3701 - Social Inquiry: Qualitative Methods

Semester 1, 2019  |  Credit Points: 6

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


This unit of study trains students to a range of qualitative research. Students examine the methodological issues in contemporary sociology and their impact on the research process. Students will also undertake practical exercises in order to learn to appreciate and use a selection of research approaches and methods.


1x500wd Research ethics essay (20%), 1x1500wd Qualitative interview exercise (30%), 1x1250wd Content analysis exercise (25%), 1x1250wd Participant observation task (25%)


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

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