School Of Social Sciences

Advanced Social Research MethodsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102177.3

Discipline: SOCIOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

102175 Research in the Social Sciences

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.

About this Unit
Students in Advanced Social Research Methods concentrate on methods for collecting and analysing research data. The unit builds on the key research concepts established in 102175 Research in the Social Sciences, in particular research methodology. Advanced Social Research Methods provides students with an overview of research design and the methods for collecting and analysing research data within the broad spectrum of the social sciences. This includes purposes, strengths and limitations and applications to professional domains and/or discipline contexts. Students attend in-depth workshops on specific methods offered by practicing researchers to evaluate the merits of different research methods.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Reliable Internet and computer access - vUWS, Library online

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