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Qualitative Methods - SOCX831

This unit will introduce you to the key techniques used by qualitative researchers; explain when and why they are used and give you the chance to try them out in practice. It is organised in four modules: getting started; observing; interviewing techniques; and analysis and writing. The research skills you develop in this unit have many possible applications including, but not limited to: in the bureaucracy, working for a public inquiry; testing public opinion for political parties; marketing a new product; campaigning in a social movement; understanding the impact of a new industry on your local community.

All enrolment queries should be directed to Open Universities Australia (OUA): see

When Offered:

S1 OUA - Session 1, offered through Open Universities Australia

Staff Contact(s): Mr Tobia Fattore
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Sociology

Faculty of Arts

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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