POL6803 - Research Methods for Housing Studies

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2015/16, Summer 2016

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide students with basic knowledge and skills in social research methods which include setting research questions, collecting and processing data as well as analysing and presenting the research outputs. Particular emphasis will be put on the critical evaluation of research findings and the techniques student required for their capstone projects. Equal emphasis will be put on the quantitative and qualitative approaches of social research.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Data analysis assignment + Oral presentations: 50%
Written report of a research project proposal: 50%
Detailed Course Information


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