The Graduate Certificate of Social Research requires completion of 24 units, which must consist of:
SOCR8001 - Statistics for Social Scientists (6 units)
SOCR8082 - Social Research Practice (6 units)
SOCR8201 - Introduction to Social Science Methods and Types of Data (6 units)
SOCR8202 - Using Data to Answer Policy Questions and Evaluate Policy (6 units)
A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4/7.
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students
Indicative Program Fees
A discount is available for domestic students for this program.
Discounted Indicative fees $7252
Domestic tuition fees (DTF) - indicative fees $14455
For more information see Fees and Payment page
All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)
The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.
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ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.
In a world increasingly reliant on data (big and small), a Graduate Certificate of Social Research from the ANU will provide you with an introduction to the skills required to understand a changing Australian and global society, as well as the political, demographic and economic forces that shape and drive these changes.
The program is a pathway into the Master of Social Research from the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods, which will equip you with the practical skills to conduct, commission and evaluate research in the social sciences, and give you the opportunity to extend your skills in advanced research methods, and/or apply your skills to real-world policy and societal issues.
This program is only available on a part-time basis.
NOTE: A discount is available for domestic students for this program.
Graduate Certificate Fee Discount – Domestic applicants offered a place in this Graduate Certificate commencing their studies in 2021 will be eligible for reduced course fees as indicated on the Admissions and Fees tab. This fee will apply to courses completed in this Graduate Certificate within 2021 and the first half of 2022 allowing you to study part time. If you do not complete by mid-2022 the remainder of your subjects will be billed on a full-fee basis from second semester 2022 (including winter/spring sessions).
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This program is available for applications to commence from First Semester, 2021
analyse, evaluate and transform information to complete a range of activities related to social research;
analyse, generate and communicate solutions to complex problems in social research;
communicate knowledge, skills and ideas to others; and
exercise personal, professional and social responsibility as a global citizen.