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 methodlogical 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
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations|Sociology and Criminology
Coordinator Doctor Nicholas Hookway
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Honours

Availability

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

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

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Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090399 $3,657.00 $1,716.00 not applicable $4,216.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
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  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

AssessmentSeminar (20%)|Assignment (80%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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