Social Science Honours 2

Course code SOCS4002Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

This course will involve an analysis of research methodologies and/or topics applicable to the student's area of study.

Not available in 2014

ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate:
1. understanding of the methodological issues involved in research in an area of social science study;
2. comprehension of a range of theoretical issues in areas of social science study;
3. skills in performing a research task at honours level;
4. ability to write a research essay at honours level.
ContentThis course will involve an analysis of research methodologies and/or topics applicable to the student's area of study. This will be provided through a series of seminars, which may focus on a particular theme or on a range of methodological and theoretical issues related to research in the social sciences.
Replacing Course(s)NA
TransitionNA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeThe Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) program requires successful completion of a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Social Science or equivalent, with a major in a field relevant to their proposed Honours study and at least a credit average in the field in their undergraduate program.
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Individual Supervision
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)May include a research proposal, tasks designed to practice research and analytical skills, a bibliographical essay or ethics proposal.
Word range: 6000 - 10,000 words
Contact HoursSeminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Science (Honours)