ASC250 - Contemporary Social Research

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Andrew Singleton





Incompatible with:

ASC161, ASC350, ASC450, ASC461

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Class per week

Cloud (online): 1 x 1 hour online Seminar per week


The unit enables students to explore different modes of social science research. It comprises:

  1. Key concepts in social research, including research design, ethics and sampling
  2. Qualitative and ethnographic approaches, including in-depth interviews, participant observation and data analysis
  3. Social surveys, including survey design, sampling, data analysis and reporting


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Report (2000 words) - 50%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Report (2000 words) - 50%

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