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Developing Research Skills and Methods (BAR200)

School School of Arts
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description Choosing the right research method can be bewildering. How do we know which methodology is appropriate and whether the combination of research methods is suitable for the theoretical perspective we will employ? Through the exploration of a set of common themes or topics, this unit will expose you to core research methods employed across disciplines in the Bachelor of Arts. BAR200 Developing Research Skills builds on the academic skills developed in BAR100 Academic Learning Skills.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 1 hour per week; tutorials: 1 x 1.5 hours per week
Prerequisites BAR100 Academic Learning Skills or BJU100 Australian Legal System or enrolment in B1328 Bachelor of Education/Bachelor or Arts and BED100 Ideas in Action.
Previously 2014: 'Bachelor of Arts Research Skills Unit'
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