University of Technology Sydney

98003 Research Methods for Social Sciences

8cp; weekly: 2 hour workshop + equivalent 1 hour asynchronous content delivery (online lecture).
Requisite(s): 48 credit points of completed study in completed any Bachelor's Degree OR 48 credit points of completed study in completed any Bachelor's Combined Degree OR 48 credit points of completed study in completed any Bachelor's Honours OR 48 credit points of completed study in completed any Bachelor's Honours Embedded OR 48 credit points of completed study in completed any Bachelor's Combined Honours

Description

In this subject, students learn to locate and make sense of, as well to generate new information through quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches to research. Students learn about the use of technologies and techniques in the collection, collation, and analysis of information in order to both extend and generate insights into social phenomena. Learning activities focus on design, methodology, method, and analytical selection as well as conducting ethical research, while students also develop practical skills with regards to presenting social research.

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Autumn session


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