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Campaigning: Data, Politics, Strategy - GOVT6229

Students will gain an understanding of survey design, big data, data analysis and interpretation, and the use of data in political campaigns. Students will combine the tools of data science with an understanding of public opinion to study citizen behaviour and craft political strategies. Greater insight into how data can be used in politics is provided with guest lectures by speakers from politics, media and strategic consulting.

Classes
1 x 3hr seminar per week

Assessment
1x2500 Campaign Memo (50%), 1x1000 Campaign Memo Plan (20%), 1x5 min Group Project - Video Pitch (10%), 1x500wd Group Project - Survey Design (10%), Participation (10%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
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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