Short Courses

Short Courses in Social Science Research Methods

The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology invites you to enrol for our second semester SAQA accredited short courses in Social Research Methods.

Course Date

1-3 February

Presenters

Dr Lloyd Hill (SU)

Closing Date For Enrolment

21 January 2017

Course Date

6-10 February

Presenters

Dr Heidi Prozesky (SU)

Closing Date For Enrolment

28 January 2017

Course Date

19 Feb-29 April

Presenters

Dr Thomas Cousins (SU)

Closing Date For Enrolment

29 February 2016

Course Date

8-12 May

Presenters

Jan Vorster (SU)

Closing Date For Enrolment

28 April 2017

Course Date

15-19 May

Presenters

Jan Vorster (SU)

Closing Date For Enrolment

05 May 2017

Course Date

5-9 June

Presenters

Prof Steven Robins,
Dr Antonio Tomas (SU)

Closing Date For Enrolment

26 May 2017

Course Date

17-21 July

Presenters

Prof Rob Pattman (SU)

Closing Date For Enrolment

07 July 2017

Course Date

14-18 August

Presenters

Prof Rob Pattman, Prof Steven Robins
Dr Lloyd Hill (SU)

Closing Date For Enrolment

04 August 2017

Course Date

21-25 August

Presenters

Dr Lloyd Hill (SU)

Closing Date For Enrolment

11 August 2017

Course Date

09-13 October

Presenters

Prof Joha Louw-Potgieter (UCT)

Closing Date For Enrolment

29 September 2017

Course Date

16-20 October

Presenters

Dr Michelle Sikes (SU)

Closing Date For Enrolment

06 October 2017

Course Date

23-27  October

Presenters

Dr Michelle Sikes (SU)

Closing Date For Enrolment

06 October 2017

  • Experience in qualitative data analysis or the course Qualitative Data Analysis: Theory is recommended for this course. If both courses are
    followed, the second course costs only 40% of the advertised fees.
  • A basic working knowledge of SPSS and an introductory course in statistics, like Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis with SPSS, are required for this course a working knowledge of SPSS and an introductory course in statistics, including basic regression analysis are required for this course.
  • When both Introduction to regression analysis using SPSS and Multiple regression and factor analysis using SPSS are followed, the second course costs 40% of the advertised fees.

Fees

R4 000 per course for non-registered students, R2 000 for SU students, R2 500 for other students. Fees must be paid at enrolment and proof of payment should be provided to the course administrator at least 2 weeks before the course starts. Places are limited and allocated on a first paid basis. Course fees include refreshments during tea breaks. Participants are responsible for own travel and accommodation arrangements.

Attendance and assignments

Participants are expected to attend 5 days of classes/seminars from Monday to Friday (9:00 until 13:00 and for certain courses tutorials in the afternoons 14:00 – 15:30). The final assignment for each course takes place outside of this period. Participants who are not interested in acquiring academic credits for courses are not expected to submit assignments (but full payment is required). While these courses can be taken individually without enrolling for a degree programme, it also forms part of our Postgraduate Diploma in Social Science Methods (SAQA registered). Therefore, successful completion of these courses is one way to acquire academic credits for the Postgraduate Diploma in Social Science Methods.

Application

Apply at the following links:

  • Introduction to Critical Theory for Transdisciplinary Health:

http://apps.sun.ac.za/SCD/ApplicationForm.aspx?offeringid=fa9543b9-bbcf-e511-962d-0050568000ff

More detail is available on our website: www.sun.ac.za/sociology. Enquires should be submitted via email to the course administrator Elizabeth Hector ehector@sun.ac.za (021 808 2417) or by fax to 021 808 2143 before making payments and completing formal registration forms.

ALSO in 2016: POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA & MA IN SOCIAL SCIENCE METHODS

The focus of this programme is on the methodology of the social sciences. It is designed to build research capacity among social researchers and to help meet a growing demand – in government, the private sector and civil society – for integrated training in quantitative and qualitative research methods. The programme will benefit, inter alia, social researchers, methodology lecturers, as well as planners and policy analysts in government and civil society. Please visit our website for more detail. www.sun.ac.za/sociology

Transdisciplinary
Health and Development

Social Science Methods