SOCI363-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022

Investigating Social Worlds

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022


The course provides students with 'hands on' experiential learning in conducting, and participating in, life stories and focus group research. Students will gain skills in one-to-one interviewing, focus group interviews, research ethics, transcript analysis and reflexive research practice.


Any 30 points at 200 level from ANTH or SOCI, or
any 60 points at 200 level from the Schedule V of the BA.


SOCI340, SOCI341

Course Coordinator

Tiina Vares


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Life story research journal (entry 1) 15 Mar 2021 20%
Personal narrative 01 Apr 2021 25%
Analytic footnote 01 Apr 2021 10%
Focus group research journal (entry 2) 21 May 2021 15%
Thematic analysis 04 Jun 2021 30%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,597.00

International fee $7,200.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All SOCI363 Occurrences

  • SOCI363-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022