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Swinburne University of Technology
In this Research Design unit, you will learn and evaluate various methodologies for survey research and data collection. Delivered by Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University, you’ll learn to compare and scrutinise the utility of differing survey research procedures and data collection and analysis techniques. The skills you gain will be related to case studies in varying disciplines including sociology, market research, psychology, medical sciences.
During your comparison and evaluation of research methodologies, you will learn to reflect on the ethics and privacy concerns of the related research styles and data collection. Upon the completion of the unit you’ll be adept in planning and advising for the adoption of appropriate research and data collection techniques.
With a broad knowledge of research and data collection and analysis methods under your belt, you’ll be guided through the planning and operation of a research survey. You’ll learn to critique both your own research and industry research and data collection, with particular reference to health statistics, including disease and death rates.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses through Swinburne University of Technology:
It is also recommended that you complete the following unit, prior to enrolling:
In this research 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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