The aims of this course are:
- to introduce students to the practice and challenges of research design international relations
- to familiarize students with methods of investigation, data gathering and analysis
- to demonstrate research methods through a critical investigation of case studies and relevant literature
- to encourage students to develop critical analytical and evaluative skills
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Students who engage fully and successfully with this course will be able to:
1. demonstrate a sound knowledge and a critical understanding of research design and methods
2. apply that knowledge to the development of a research proposal and plan
3. communicate their critical understanding of research design and methods in a clear and concise way through a series of assignments and participation in seminars
1. Participation - 10%
2. Reflective paper on an approach to studying international relations (40%)
3. Research project design paper (50%)
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Two hour seminars per week, plus 8-10 hours of independent study
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Department of International Relations to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Prescribed readings will be provide via Wattle
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3336||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|