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Social and Political Research

Enrolment code: HGA203/303

Offered: Launceston: semester 1, Hobart: semester 1

Special note: core unit for Sociology major (distance education students should consult the head of discipline)

Unit description:

Concerns the whys and hows of social research as practised in Sociology. An expertise in social research makes it possible to gather data about social phenomena and human behaviour, to look for patterns in them, to construct hypotheses to account for those patterns, and then to test these explanations by further observation.

Staff Dr B Tranter, Dr T Phillips For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 1.5 hrs lectures, 1-hr lab/tutorial weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in Sociology or equiv (S3T: 25% from Schedule B)  
Mutual exclusions HGA106, HSA264/364, HSD203/303, HGE202/302, HEJ217/317  
Assessment mode 4 tests (40%), 1,500-word tutorial paper (20%), 2-hr exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Sociology
Social Ecology
Public Policy
Political Science
 
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science
Bachelor of Tourism
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
 
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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