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CMS8010 Communication Research Methodology

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication
Version produced : 21 July 2014

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

This course examines, from both practical and critical perspectives, a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods relevant to professional and academic needs in the communications, social science and wider arts field. These methods may include focus groups, content and semiotic text analysis, in-depth interview and survey methods. The course examines these methods in the context of current research issues and practices. The course then addresses the processes involved in commencing a research project, the ethics of research and questions of validity and reliability.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2013 Online