Courses & Units

Advanced Research in Social Sciences HSS404

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

In this unit you will use your research skills to debate, examine and analyse theoretical and methodological approaches to research in the Social Sciences disciplines. You will also plan and communicate a research project that incorporates, appropriate to your discipline, effective qualitative and quantitative research design, data collection, data analysis and interpretation of findings.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Research in Social Sciences
Unit code HSS404
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
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
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2019: $1,641.00 2019: $4,074.00 090399

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1x120 minute weekly seminar

Assessment

8000 word written assignment (80%); 1000 word seminar participation (20%)

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Textbooks

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