POLS306

The Craft of Political Research and Risk Analysis

30 points

Not offered 2020

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences

Description

This course introduces the ‘art’ and ‘science’ of designing and conducting empirical research in political science. The main focus of the course is on "doing" and "producing" political science research. The course will prepare students to be a consumer of political science literature as well as provide them with the fundamentals of scientific research in political science. This course will be valuable preparation for students considering postgraduate studies at the honours level and beyond.

Pre-requisites

Any 30 points at 200 level from POLS, or
any 60 points at 200 level from the Schedule V of the BA, or
LAWS, GEOG, or
the Schedule V of the BCom.