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Unit of Study SOC30001 - Advanced Social Research (2014)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 explain different paradigmatic approaches to social reality
2 discuss the political and ethical issues related to social research
3 understand and be able to reflect critically upon different methods of research
4 conduct research using a variety of reactive and non-reactive methods
5 report original research in oral and written form.

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

  1. explain different paradigmatic approaches to social reality
    • GA4:
  2. discuss the political and ethical issues related to social research
    • GA4:
  3. understand and be able to reflect critically upon different methods of research
    • GA1:
  4. conduct research using a variety of reactive and non-reactive methods
    • GA5:
  5. report original research in oral and written form.
    • GA5: