• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Social Research
  • Specialisation code SORE-SPEC
  • Academic career Postgraduate

We offer a Social Research specialisation to give you an introductory understanding of the area that is also a pathway to a Masters degree in the discipline.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Social Research specialisation, students will have skills and knowledge to:
  1. critically apply theoretical frameworks and research techniques to understanding national and international issues and problems;
  2. relate a field of study in the arts, humanities or social sciences to its wider cultural and societal context;
  3. critically evaluate ideas and develop creative solutions to complex problems; and
  4. communicate and debate complex issues both orally and in writing, using a variety of media.
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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
DEMO8008 Principles of Population Analysis 6
DEMO8011 Demographic Analysis II 6
DEMO8024 Population and Society: Theory and Empirical Perspectives 6
DEMO8045 Education and Labour Force 6
DEMO8047 International Migration 6
DEMO8048 Gender and Population 6
DEMO8079 Health Demography 6
DEMO8082 Social Research Practice 6
DEMO8088 Population, Climate Change and Sustainable Development 6
SOCR8001 Statistics for Social Scientists 6
SOCR8002 Survey Data Analysis 6
SOCR8003 Qualitative Research Analysis 6
SOCR8004 Special Topic in Social Research 6
SOCR8005 Social Science of the Internet 6
SOCR8006 Online Research Methods 6
SOCR8007 Survey Data Analysis II 6
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