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SCY2150 - Sociological Research

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Jo Lindsay


Not offered in 2007


This unit provides students with an introduction to social research. It covers research fundamentals with an emphasis on research design. Students will learn how to match methodological traditions, research questions and research techniques. Students will also develop some practical research skill sand an understanding of the complexity of research practice.


Research report (3000 words): 60%
Exam (1.5 hours, 1500 words): 30%
Class preparation and participation: 10%

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 2 hour tutorial) per week