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ASC250 - Contemporary Social Research

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Singleton




Incompatible with:

ASC161, ASC350, ASC450, ASC461

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Class per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


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

(i) Key concepts in social research, including research design, ethics and sampling;

(ii) Qualitative and ethnographic approaches, including in-depth interviews, participant observation and data analysis;

(iii) Social surveys, including survey design, sampling, data analysis and reporting.


Qualitative research report 50%

Survey data analysis and PowerPoint report 50%


Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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