Social Change and Development Research Project
|Course code SOCA6670||Units 20||Level 6000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
This course is designed for students wishing to pursue a research essay under the Master of Social Change & Development program, in lieu of two elective courses. Under this course, students are expected to complete an 8,000-10,000 word research essay on a topic relating to social change and development and approved by the course coordinator.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||1. Provide students with the opportunity to enhance their research skills.|
2. Develop a critical and in-depth understanding of an agreed area of interest within the field of social change and development.
3. Development of skills in collating, integrating, analysing and writing up research materials collected from a diverse range of sources.
|Content||This course involves the preparation of an 8,000 - 10,000 word essay on a research topic relevant to social transformations and/or development, under the supervision of a full-time lecturer.|
|Replacing Course(s)||Not Applicable.|
|Assumed Knowledge||Undergraduate degree with a major in social science or other area of relevance to this course.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : Paper Based|
|Teaching Methods||Email Discussion Group|
|Contact Hours||Individual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Email Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for SOCA6670|