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This course is intended to allow students to explore a research topic of their choice under the supervision of an appropriate staff member.
***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COURSE IS COMPULSORY***
SOCI470 is designed to enable students to develop and conduct a sociological research project under the supervision of a sociology staff member.
Subject to approval of the Head of Department.
The project will be undertaken and completed in semester 2, 2013. Given the range and diversity of 470 projects each student and his/her supervisor will develop a specific time-line at the beginning of semester 2. However, in very general terms, it is recommended that in Term 3 students produce a literature review, complete a Human Ethics application (if required), collect their data (for example, conduct interviews or gather archival materials) and begin analysis and writing. In Term 4 the focus is on analysis and writing up the research project.10,000 word Research Project
There is no required textbook for this course.
Assignment Sheet Cover
Referencing for Sociology
Using EndNote for referencing
Writing guides for Sociology
Domestic fee $1,990.00
International Postgraduate fees
* 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.
For further information see
Language, Social and Political Sciences