Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:April, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 hours - 6 x 2 hour seminars |
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Admission into 101AA Ph.D.- Arts or DR-PHILART Doctor of Philosophy in Arts.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof John Fitzgerald
The focus of this subject is to engage students in the process of making strategic and appropriate research design choices from the range of qualitative research methods suitable for social science research. The subject will move between gaining practical experience with a variety of core qualitative data collection techniques, and understanding the sampling and recruitment strategies that frame data collection. An emphasis will be placed on the choice of data analysis techniques to adopt in relation to a research question. The elective will be most suited to those who have had some previous experience with qualitative research. Essential techniques such as semi-structured interviewing, and focus group composition will be supplemented with experience of conducting content analysis, thematic analysis, and rich media analysis techniques.
On successful completion of this subject, students should have:
1. One 500-word essay proposal (20%), due during the teaching period.
Hurdle Requirement: Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% of classes in order to pass this subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/graduate-studies/research|
Doctor of Philosophy - Arts |
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