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.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x500wd Research ethics essay (20%), 1x1500wd Qualitative interview exercise (30%), 1x1250wd Content analysis exercise (25%), 1x1250wd Participant observation task (25%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in SociologyProhibitions
SCLG2002 or SCLG2521 or SCLG2602