Social Sciences: Research and Analysis - ARTS4267

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Social Sciences

Course Outline: School of Social Sciences

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 12

EFTSL: 0.25000 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This is a core course for Honours students in the School of Social Sciences preparing students for the conduct of research and the writing of an honours thesis. Topics include using library resources for Honours students including research consultation and access to databases; structuring and writing a thesis, gaining ethics approval for collecting data; constructing a conceptual framework for a thesis; researching and writing literature reviews; the role of theory in research and the use of theory in framing and conducting a research project in the social sciences; epistemological frameworks in the social sciences; the role of a supervisor in undertaking an honours thesis including responsibilities of supervisor and student; planning and managing a research project; formal requirements for the thesis structure and presentation.
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