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Unit of Study COMM4001 - Research Methods for Arts and Social Sciences (2021)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

describe major contemporary approaches to research

explain the place of specific approaches to research in a disciplinary context

critique terms, concepts and methodologies used by researchers within Arts and Social Sciences

analyse ethical, social and cultural implications of research in artistic/academic fields

synthesise knowledge gained from objectives 1-4 into a coherent argument

use suitable philosophies and methodologies in the development of an Honours research project.

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