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Arts

HGA303

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HGA302 Understanding Contemporary Societies
HGA303 Social and Political Research
HGA304 Survey Research
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA306 Crime and Criminal Justice
HGA307 Sociology of Law
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA308 Volunteering Sociology
HGA309 Sociology of Reproduction
HGA310 Case Management
HGA312 Love, Families and Sexuality
HGA313 Forensic investigation
HGA319 Magic, Spirituality and Religion
HGA321 The Individual and Society
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA323 Social Problems and Social Policy
HGA328 The Body in Society
HGA330 Qualitative Research Methods
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA331 Migrants in Australian Society
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA332 Working With Offenders
HGA333 Environmental Protests and other Social Movements
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA336 Capital, Class and the Corporation
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA339 Health Sociology
HGA341 Sociology of Underdevelopment
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA342 Sociology of Population Change
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA343 Urban Sociology
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA344 The Environment, Crime and Social Regulation
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA348 Indigeneity, Citizenship and the State
HGA351 Tourism, Sport and Leisure
HGA359 Sociology of Deviance
HGA361 Sociology of Nature
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA362 Social Inequalities: Global and Local
HGA372 Gender, Culture & Identity
HGA373 Mass Media and Contemporary Societies
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA377 Sociology of Youth
(Not Offered 2012)
HGA399 Australian Society
HGW301 Direct Practice 1
HGW302 Practice Frameworks for Change 1
HGW303 Social Work Practicum 1
HGW308 Ethical, Legal and Organisational Contexts of Practice
HGW309 Research and Policy for Change
HGW310 Social Work in Context

2013 HGA303 Social and Political Research

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HGA203

SPECIAL NOTE: Core unit for Sociology and Criminology majors

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HGA303 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,O
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Flexible scheduling - W,I,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 HGA106, 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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