2023 unit information
For students enrolled in M820 or M900: Nil
Otherwise: Must have a course WAM equal to or greater than 70%
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
3 face-to-face contact hours per week (1 x 3 hour seminar).
This unit is designed to lay the foundations of good empirical research in the social sciences. It does not deal with specific techniques per se, but rather with the assumptions and the logic underlying social research. Students become acquainted with a variety of approaches to research design and are helped to develop their own research projects and to evaluate the products of empirical research.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Assessment 4: (Group of 3) Project
In class presentation
Total: 30 minutes
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MPP821 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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