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Social Inquiry: Qualitative Methods - SCLG3701

Year - 2020

This unit of study trains students to a range of qualitative research. Students examine the methodological issues in contemporary sociology and their impact on the research process. Students will also undertake practical exercises in order to learn to appreciate and use a selection of research approaches and methods.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x500wd Research ethics essay (20%), 1x1500wd Qualitative interview exercise (30%), 1x1250wd Content analysis exercise (25%), 1x1250wd Participant observation task (25%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology


SCLG2002 or SCLG2521 or SCLG2602


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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