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Professional Social Research Project - SSCI301

This unit is subject to a quota. Limited places are available. Please refer to the Faculty for further information

This unit offers an opportunity to gain practical and professional experience undertaking applied social research for an organisation. The unit entails a supervised research placement, supported by on-campus workshops, which will encourage students to exercise critical thinking problem solving, and reflective practice, while developing personal confidence and professional contacts. The professional experience component of the unit is usually undertaken two or more days a week over a semester, but in some cases it can be completed as a block. Experiences are offered with a range of organisations, including community-based, commercial, state or local government, academic, and may be also completed overseas through PACE International. Opportunities are also available on campus. Please note a maximum of 50 students can enrol in Session 2 and priority will be given to Bachelor of Social Science students for whom the unit is compulsory, and to those in their final semester. Applications close two weeks prior to the start of session. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Science cannot count SSCI301 as part of their Sociology Major.

Credit Points: 6
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Mrs Jacqueline Mackaway

45cp at 100 level or above including SSCI100 and ((SOC224 and SSCI200)or (SSCI201 and SSCI202)) Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): SOC300, SOC301
Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type: PACE unit
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Sociology

Faculty of Arts

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