Refer to the specific census and withdrawal datesfor the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Twelve credit points of first-year Arts units.
ATS2723, ATS3723, AZA2490, AZA3723
Sociological research requires the capacity to think conceptually, to systematically plan how to obtain valid information relevant to research questions and to analyse and evaluate information. Because sociological research draws on people’s experiences, it is intended in ethical and political questions. In this unit students discuss these issues and consider various qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and techniques for data gathering when documenting the social world.
On completion of the unit, students will have:
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.