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Social Research Methods

The University of Western Australia

Postgraduate Diploma On Campus
12 months
Duration
35200 AUD/year
23400 AUD/year
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About

Become a social researcher and help solve the world's problems by taking this Graduate Diploma in Social Research Methods at The University of Western Australia.

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Overview

Skilful social researchers are in high demand around the world as we seek to understand why people think and act the way they do, and how to improve peoples’ lives. 

Applications include identifying and understanding peoples’ attitudes and behaviours in relation to: inequality; education; consumption; immigration; social media; crime; environmental protection; healthy behaviours; the impact of a new industry; the effectiveness of a new policy or program; and more.

About The Course

A social research degree is the perfect capstone to any undergraduate degree or the ideal complement for professionals working across fields that use information about people. This Graduate Diploma in Social Research Methods at The University of Western Australia delivers highly transferable social research skills using a hands-on approach, giving you the skills to understand, and generate solutions to, pressing social questions.

Career Pathways

This course can lead to exciting careers in a range of sectors including industry, community, government, NGO and more. It is relevant for work in all areas related to business, sociology, anthropology, political science, archaeology, linguistics, communications, geography, psychology, education, community development, history, public health, tourism and other social sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aboriginal Health Research and Ethics
  • Advanced Qualitative Methods: Interviews and Focus Groups
  • Strategic Communications in a Digital Era
  • Quantitative Inquiry
  • Geographic Information Systems Applications
  • Analysis and Interpretation in the Humanities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 084023J

  • a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  •  the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of a relevant major; 

or

  • a Graduate Certificate in Social Research Methods, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23400 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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