Social Research Methods, Postgraduate Certificate 2019

The University of Western Australia

Study in:Australia
8 days
Deadline: 27 July 2019


A social research degree is the perfect capstone to any undergraduate degree or the ideal complement for professionals working across fields that use information about people. This Graduate Certificate in Social Research Methods at The University of Western Australia delivers highly transferable social research skills using a hands-on approach, giving you the skills to understand, and generate solutions to, pressing social questions.

Career Pathways

This course can lead to exciting careers in a range of sectors including industry, community, government and non-government organisations. It is relevant for work in all areas related to business, sociology, anthropology, political science, archaeology, linguistics, communications, geography, psychology, education, community development, history, public health, tourism and other social sciences.

Career Opportunities

  • Analyst
  • Anthropologist
  • Chief Information Officer

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Design
  • Social Research Ethics
  • Advanced Qualitative Methods: Interviews and Focus Groups
  • Knowing Social Realities: Theoretical Foundations
  • Biostatistics
  • Engaging Cultural Difference

Academic Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have

  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of a major;


  • a level and duration of education, professional experience, and/or demonstrable life skills considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.


Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Detailed Program Facts

Starting in July 2019

You can apply until: 27 July 2019

Please visit our University website for more details and updates.

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