The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
Social Research Methods - SO602
|Canterbury||Autumn and Spring||
Intermediate level module taken in stages 2 and 3 of an undergraduate degree
|30 (15)||Sundberg Dr T|
The information below applies to the 2015-16 session
Method of assessment
- Gilbert, N. (ed.) (2008) Researching Social Life. London: Sage.
Bryman A (2nd edn. 2004) Social Research Methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Walliman N (2007) Your Research Project. London: Sage
- Identify a range of different research strategies and methods, and their respective advantages and disadvantages, as well as their philosophical underpinnings. Seek out and use statistical and other data derived from social surveys and other research publications. Read and interpret tables of statistical data. Judge and evaluate the validity of research evidence. Develop research questions and conduct preliminary empirical research.