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.
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.
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- 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
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology View 34 other Masters in Sociology in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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;
- 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.
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International35200 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 35200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
National23400 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 23400 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.