Programme Details

Methods of Social Research

 

This course is primarily designed to introduce students from various disciplines to the various research methods used in social sciences.

One of the primary objectives of this certificate course is to enable the students to conceptualize, formulate and conduct research projects.

This course will definitely help the students from the streams of social sciences, humanities and management studies to pursue their dissertation work at Post Graduate level.

In addition, this will give a clear understanding to the students from the science streams about the different methods used in social sciences.

In order to ensure this, the students will be familiarized in a practical manner with the process of research, methods and tools that are widely used in social sciences.

As a practical component of this course, students will be divided into groups and encouraged to prepare a survey report of their choice using a suitable method of research.

 

Methods of Social Research

Hours 45 / Credits 2

Objective: To introduce students to the various methods of research that are used by Social Scientists. One of the primary objectives of this Certificate program is to enable the students to conceptualize, formulate and conduct research projects. In order to ensure this the students are familiarized with the research process and the methods and the tools that are widely used. In a practical component of this course the students are encouraged to implement what they have learnt.

 

Unit I: Introduction to Social Research Methods - 15 hours
1.    Social Research: Significance
2.    Qualitative and Quantitative research
3.    Research Design

 

Unit II: Data Collection - 15 hours
1.    Types of data
2.    Sampling Techniques
3.    Methods:
a.    Interview
b.    Questionnaire
c.    Observation: Participant and non Participant

 

Unit III: Interpretation of data and Analysis - 10 hours
1.    Tabulation of data
2.    Interpretation and Analysis

 

Unit IV: Report writing - 05 hours

Text books:
1.    Babbie,Earl. The Basics of Social Research. London: Wadsworth Publications: 2002

 

 

For any queries at any given time during the application and admission process, you may contact us through the following Email ID’s:

Bangalore Central Campus

The Office of Admissions,

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Hosur Road,

Bengaluru - 560 029, Karnataka, INDIA

 

Ph. No: +91 92430 80800

Email IDs

Indian candidates: admissions@christuniversity.in

NRI candidates: nri.admission@christuniversity.in

International: isc.admission@christuniversity.in

Bangalore Bannerghatta Road Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Hulimavu, Bannerghatta Road,
Bangalore, Karnataka 560076

 

Ph. No:  080 4655 1306, 1307, 1308, 1309
Email:
 admissions.bgr@christuniversity.in

Bangalore Kengeri Campus

CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Kanmanike, Kumbalgodu, Mysore Road,

Bangalore - 560074


Ph. No:  080 4012 9800, 9802, 9820
Email:
 admissions.kengeri@christuniversity.in

Delhi NCR Campus

CHRIST (Deemed to be University),

Mariam Nagar, Meerut Road,

Delhi NCR Ghaziabad - 201003

 

Ph. No: 1800-123-3212

Email : admission.ncr@christuniversity.in

Pune Lavasa Campus

CHRIST (Deemed to be University),

Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court,

PO Dasve Lavasa, Mulshi, Pune - 412112, Maharashtra

 

Ph. No : 1800-123-2009,
Email :
 admission.lavasa@christuniversity.in

Between: Monday to Friday: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Saturday: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
(Office remains closed on Sundays, Government Holidays and Any special events)

Access denied for user ''@'localhost' (using password: NO)