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ASC743 - Analysing Qualitative Data

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
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Unit chair:A Singleton




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Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


It is strongly recommended that students undertake the ASC741 before enrolling in this unit.


This unit takes a practical approach to doing social research using qualitative methods. Participants will be given the opportunity to use various methods for the analysis of qualitative data.

It covers the following topics:

  • Rationale and applicability of qualitative social research (Deductive vs. inductive research
  • A brief overview of types of qualitative methods
  • Techniques for analysis of qualitative data
  • Using, integrating and applying qualitative data
  • Report writing
  • Disseminating findings/presenting qualitative data for different audiences
  • Reading and assessing qualitative research.


  1. Online exercises, 2000 words, 50%
  2. Research report, 2000 words, 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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