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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Survey Research

Enrolment code: HGA204/304

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

In the explosive growth of social science statistical methods, it is easy to forget that quantitative social research rests on logical foundations that cut across specific techniques. This unit teaches the ‘causal logic’ and basic statistical techniques used in survey analysis. The objectives are: to allow students to be more critical consumers of research findings in the mass media and in scholarly journals; to provide them with hands-on experience through laboratory exercises using a variety of techniques for quantitative data analysis; and to give them the opportunity to develop their own research hypotheses, identify relevant data and conduct data analysis to test them.

Staff Dr B Tranter 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 lecture and 2-hr lab weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in Sociology or equiv  
Mutual exclusions HSA265/365, HSD204/304  
Assessment mode exercises (60%), final 2-hr exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Sociology
Political Science
Public Policy
 
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
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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