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Overview

Framework:
Access to HE
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
QU026475
Credits:
6
Guided learning hours:
Not available

Qualification Grading Type

Graded

Grade Descriptors

  • GD2-Application of knowledge
  • GD4-Use of information
  • GD5-Communication and presentation
  • GD7-Quality

Unit Learning Outcomes

1.

Understand the different methods of social research.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Explain the use of observations, interviews and questionnaires in social research.

2.

Understand a range of social research methods.

It should be noted that where learners are conducting primary research, their suggested research project should be scrutinised prior to commencement to check that ethical considerations have taken place. In addition, agreement from the interviewees must be obtained to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations, 2018.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Evaluate three areas for primary research.
  • 2.2
    Justify the use of observation, interview or questionnaire for each aim.
  • 2.3
    Review material and information pertinent to research.
  • 2.4
    Produce completed observation, interview and questionnaire.

3.

Understand how to reflect on social research methodology.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Discuss and draw conclusions from data gathered through observation, interview and questionnaire.
  • 3.2
    Critically evaluate the use of observation, interview and questionnaire methods of investigation.
  • 3.3
    Clarify any ethical considerations associated with the research and use appropriate protocols as needed.

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