Research Methods (7563LHS)

This course will develop skills and knowledge concerning research principles and methods applicable to the diverse range of approaches used in the humanities and social sciences. The course focuses on qualitative and quantitative research methods including textual analysis, interviews, focus groups, and surveys. It will familiarise students with particular theories and approaches within specific methodologies. The course will assist students to investigate, analyse and synthesise information about quantitative, qualitative and mixed method approaches to humanities and social science research. Students will develop skills in the application of these approaches in order to apply them in the planning and execution of a dissertation

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level


Student contribution band

Band 1

Usually available

Online Trimester 1Online Trimester 2

Course offerings and timetables


Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019

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7563LHS_Research Methods is for Postgraduate student only
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (13506) Open Weeks 1 - 7, Mid-Trimester Break, 8 - Exam week This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.