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ASC742 - Survey Research

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Credit point(s):1

Trimester 1

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Unit chair:K Lane

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


This unit takes a practical approach to assessing, designing and carrying out survey research. The purpose and rationale for undertaking survey research will be considered, and participants will develop practical skills in devising and applying critical stages within a survey research design.


Topics covered include survey design, sampling techniques and strategies, measuring social variables, administration of questionnaires and response rates. The uses and limitations of each technique will be explored. Teaching will be conducted in an online setting, with optional 2 x 2 day workshop attendance, dates TBC with unit chair.


  1. Online exercises, 1000 words, 40%
  2. Practical Assignment, 3000 words, 60%

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