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SYM4005

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Kate Seear

Synopsis

Theories, critiques and ethical issues in qualitative social research. Qualitative research methods and strategies used in social research including participant observation, unstructured interviewing, ethnography and the analysis of documents and texts. Theoretical and methodological issues involved in phenomenology, symbolic interactionism and ethnomethodology.

Assessment

Two pieces of written work (4500 words each): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Kate Seear

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

Prohibitions

SYM5005