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Doing Social Survey Research delivers a comprehensive lesson in applied survey research and data analysis. This online unit, provided by a partnership between Open Universities Australia and Macquarie University, discusses the current theory and debates around surveys, while also giving you practical skills in survey application and data analysis.
To ensure your skill and efficiency in survey analysis and implementation, this unit will first give you a solid understanding of the survey research process, its varying techniques, and its benefits and limits. With this knowledge base you’ll be guided through how to conduct in-depth survey research and data analysis.
This unit will deliver skills in both qualitative and quantitative techniques for survey research, analysis and actual implementation. You’ll also learn to pinpoint and evaluate critical information from previous research. Through critical analysis you’ll learn to identify problems and solutions to survey design and implementation.
Once you’ve completed this unit you’ll feel confident in both collating and analysing complex survey data.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
You must also ensure that you have not already completed a previous or academically equivalent version of this unit.
In this arts and humanities unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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