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Undergraduate | USA-COMM2090 | 2024

Communication Research Methods

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Study method
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Start dates
1 Apr 2024,
16 Sept 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks

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Communication Research Methods

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to: 

    1. Develop a thorough knowledge of research methods and their application in a range of situations relevant to professional communication practice. 
    2. Apply knowledge of research methodology to the use of research in communication practice, and its use in media industries. 
    3. Investigate and apply appropriate research methods to generate useful data for decision making and action. 
    4. Analyse and interpret detailed quantitative and qualitative data and communicate complex research findings in a professional and accessible manner. 
    5. Contemplate and analyse the implications of the use of research data in various sectors and the wider consequences of the use of personal and private data in a range of societal settings.

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0.125 EFTSL

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