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Advanced research methodology 812


 
Module code SOC 812
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

This module aims to build upon students’ prior training (at honours level) in research methods to interrogate the methodological and epistemological debates of social science research. The module provides students with a deep understanding of research concepts, ethics, and approaches as well as the key elements of the research process within qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches.  During the semester students will develop the skills and background knowledge needed to plan, organise and disseminate their own sound research projects. Assessments will include tasks linked to the seminars as well as an exam.

Module credits 30.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Sociology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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