Social Research Methods - ZHSS8002

Faculty: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences @ UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Course Outline: ZHSS8002 Course Outline

Campus: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course provides an introduction to qualitative and quantitative research methods commonly used in the social sciences and humanities.

The course will cover finding a topic; constructing a hypothesis, defining basic concepts and variables; evaluating source materials; analysing secondary sources; empirical observation; survey and interview methods, ethics of research; and the communication of results.
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