Principles of Research (7008LHS)

This course introduces students to advanced knowledge and skills concerning research in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Students will acquire knowledge of key debates and controversies in social and cultural research, and develop an understanding of the rationale and motivation of different research traditions. Students will also become familiar with the relationship between ontology, epistemology and methodology, the importance of research ethics, the role of academic disciplines, and the role of research beyond academia.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level


Student contribution band

Band 1

Usually available

Course offerings and timetables


Key dates

Course start date
9 July 2018
Last day to add a course
22 July 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
5 August 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
9 September 2018

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Class Availability When Where Notes
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Class (40034) Open Weeks 1 - 5, Mid-Trimester Break, 6 - Exam week This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.