Courses & Units

Skills and Research Methods Workshop HGA405

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

The Honours Skills and Research Methods Workshop will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions and a one day workshop. Each week a sociological or criminological staff member with expertise in a particular method of data collection and/or analysis will give a forty minute presentation. This will be followed by a discussion session. There will also be a set reading each week that students need to read before the seminar. Students will be required to write a 2500 word critical piece about the research method they have selected for their own honours project. They will also give a ten minute class presentation about the strengths and weaknesses of the method they have selected and explain why it is suitable for their intended research project.

Summary

Unit name Skills and Research Methods Workshop
Unit code HGA405
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Sociology and Criminology
Coordinator

Bruce Tranter

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,903.00 090301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

    Teaching

    Teaching Pattern

    Weekly 2 hour video linked seminars weeks 4-9 and a full day workshop held in Launceston and Hobart.

    Assessment

    Oral presentation of research methods; and one major assignment (2,500 words)

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    Textbooks

    Required

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