Social research: Methodological thinking 320

Module code RES 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

The module introduces methods of inquiry in the social sciences and humanities. The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the research process in order to equip them with the necessary competence to:
identify social problems, formulate research questions and hypotheses;
have a basic understanding of writing the literature review and research proposal;
know and select relevant methods of inquiry;
be aware of the necessity of conducting ethically sound research; and
interpret and present data graphically.

Module credits 30.00
Service modules Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites RES 210
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Psychology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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