- Thinking Critically about Crime & Criminal Justice
- General Issues in Research Design
- Concepts, Operationalisation and Measurement
- Research Design for Interventions
- Data Collection Methods 1
- Data Collection Methods 2
- Data Analysis
- Research Ethics
- Managing a Research Project
- Policy Implications
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Audio-Video streaming
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as Research, Evaluation and Policy Analysis.
This subject is designed to teach students the logic of research methodology in the social sciences. Students will learn how to articulate a researchable problem, formulate research hypotheses, logically determine what research methodology provides the best avenue to test these hypotheses and carry out research. Students will also develop the necessary skills to analyse and write criminal justice policies.
The subject is designed to make students of criminology 'intelligent users' of research, and provide fundamental concepts to those planning to conduct research. The subject combines reading and a series of practical written assignments. By the end of the subject, students will be provided with knowledge of how to design and execute research and evaluation projects, and how to critically assess criminal justice and criminology research, policies and programs.
- Assignment 1 - Research Proposal Part 2 (40%)
- Assignment 2 - Research Proposal Part 1 (30%)
- Assignment 3 - Research Proposal Part 3 (30%)