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Advanced Social Research Methods - SSCI300

This unit introduces advanced data analysis skills for the social sciences through workshops based on secondary data analysis and project work. The unit will apply all of the skills and capabilities learned through the social science program to the analysis of data in practice. Topics covered include a review of basic quantitative statistics, the development of these skills through forms of regression and the analysis of variance, as well as methods of coding qualitative data for analysis. Practical classes are based on the use of the SPSS statistical package are supported by a choice of secondary data analysis or theoretical library-based projects. Background knowledge of social statistics and social research methods is strongly recommended for prospective students of this unit.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Adam Stebbing

(30cp at 100 level or above including (SOC224 and (SSCI200 or SSC200))) or (admission to BSocSc and 3cp from SOC units at 300 level) Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): PSY331, PSY349, SOC331, SSC300
Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Sociology

Faculty of Arts

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