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Undergraduate | LTU-SOC3MSR | 2024

Methods in Sociological Research

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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks

Start dates

  • 4 Mar 2024
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Methods in Sociological Research

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Critically evaluate and apply diverse research methods and strategies in order to identify complex social problems in need of creative solutions
    2. Work collaboratively to generate and manage new ideas and evaluate their impact
    3. Identify ethical issues and report on research practice and findings clearly

Entry requirements


Prerequisites: Students must have completed 30 credit points of Level two subjects.
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed SOC2MSR (Social Research Methods) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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