Research Methods in Social Science (10086.1)
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|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
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|Canberra School Of Politics, Economics And Society||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Formulate research questions, theories and hypotheses;
2. Describe the basics of standard research approaches in the social sciences;
3. Evaluate the soundness of research design;
4. Further enhance research abilities;
5. Improve communication and critical thinking skills
6. Undertake basic qualitative research; and
7. Perform basic qualitative analysis.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
- Research Methods in Political Science
Equivalent unitsResearch Methods in Political Science, 9553
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Required text: Waller, V, Farquharson, F & Dempsey, D (2015) Qualitative Social Research: Contemporary Methods for the Digital Age. Sage Publications. The textbook is available for purchase from the Co-Op Book shop.
All required readings not located in textbook are avaiable via canvas.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
All assessment items must be completed and uploaded via Canvas. Any assessmnet sent via email will not be accepted.
- URKUND will be used to check for plagiarism for all assignments. Your assessments must be written in your own words and use citations when referencing material from published sources.
- Students will receive an URKUND score once their assessment have been formally submitted.
- Do not submit any material that has been formally submitted to other units. This is a form of academic misconduct.
Required IT skills
Students will be required to use and submit all assessment tasks via Canvas.
Work placement, internships or practicums
- Semester 2, 2018, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (179602)
- Semester 2, 2017, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (167794)
- Semester 2, 2016, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (156439)
- Semester 2, 2016, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (156383)
- Flexible Period 8, 2016, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (156446)
- Flexible Period 7, 2016, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (156445)
- Flexible Period 6, 2016, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (156444)
- Winter Term, 2016, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (156440)
- Flexible Period 4, 2016, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (156442)
- Flexible Period 3, 2016, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (156441)
- Semester 1, 2016, Online, UC - Canberra, Bruce (156438)