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Unit of study_

Doing Socio-Legal Research - SLSS3601

Year - 2018

This unit will develop an understanding of social science research methods as they apply to quantitative and qualitative socio-legal studies. The unit will consider the epistemological, ontological and theoretical aspects of qualitative and quantitative research design and methodology and provide an overview of the main research methods applicable in both qualitative and quantitative socio-legal studies. Students will learn about the different stages involved in the development of both qualitative and quantitative socio-legal research projects.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr qualitative workshop/week,1x1hr quantitative computer lab/week

Assessment
500wd quiz (20%) and 2x250wd data analysis exercise (2x10%) and 2x1500wd research report (2x30%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology

Prohibitions

SLSS2601

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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