Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
non standard - truncated semester
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 3-hr seminars per week in weeks 1-2, and one 3-hr seminar per week in weeks 3-6. |
Total Time Commitment: An average of 10 hours each week.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Students who enrol in this subject must have completed a bachelor of Arts degree.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students who have completed 121-446 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
This subject focuses on the skills entailed in qualitative research projects that seek to understand and explain social and cultural phenomena. It introduces students to various approaches to socio-cultural research and their ethical and methodological implications, particularly in cross-cultural contexts. Students will workshop specific projects, as well as examining a range of qualitative research methods. On completion of this subject students should have the ability to design an original research project of their own, justifying the methodological and ethical approach to be taken.
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
A 1500 word research proposal 30% (due in week 4), a 500 word report on ethical implications 10% (due in week 6), and a 3000 word written assignment 60% (due at end of the semester).
Hurdle Requirement: Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. Students who fail to meet this hurdle requirement will be deemed ineligible to submit the final piece of assessment for this subject. Regular participation in class is required.
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 2% per working day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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Set readings will be provided online through LMS
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who successfully complete this subject will: |
|Links to further information:||http://www.ssps.unimelb.edu.au/study/ads/|
Anthropology && Social Theory
Anthropology and Social Theory
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