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2013 HGA203 Social and Political Research

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HGA303

SPECIAL NOTE: Core unit for Sociology and Criminology majors

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HGA203 L
Distance(H,L,W,I,N,O)
H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 I Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 L Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 L On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 N Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 O Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 W Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* 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).

This unit can be taken in other courses
About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

The unit provides an introduction to social research as practiced in the social sciences, particularly sociology. Students will be introduced to research methods that enable the collection and analysis of data relating to a range of social phenomena. They will consider how social data are patterned and examine social data using a variety of research methods.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

200 Level: 2 tests, equivalent to 1,000 words (30%), 2,000 word assignment (30%), 2 hr exam (40%)
300 Level: 2 tests, equivalent to 1,000 words (30%), 2,500 word assignment (30%), 2 hr exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN:

Internal:

(Hobart) 2 lectures and 1 hour lab/tutorial weekly

(Launceston) 2 hour lecture and 1 hour lab/tutorial weekly

Distance: Weekly online lectures and 2 non-compulsory study schools

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H,L,W,I,N,O
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Flexible scheduling - W,I,N,O
Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq BA/BSocSc: 25% at level 100 in Sociology or equiv (S3T: 25% from Schedule B); BTourism: normally 75% at level 100
M.Excl HSA264/364, HSD203/303, HGE202/302, HEJ217/317

TEXTS
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: A/Prof B Tranter & A/Prof M Walter (Hbt, semester 2); Dr Peta Cook (Lton & Dist, semester 1)

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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