POL2603 - Social Science Research Methods

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
SA2603 or SA2602
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2017/18
Semester B 2018/19 (Tentative)

* 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 science research methods and critical thinking. Students will learn various applied research methodsĀ  in social sciences and public administration that contribute and impact upon policy formulation, implementation, and evaluation. Learning focus will be placed on the application of the methods in decision making in policy and management.

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

Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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