Who is this class for: Advanced undergraduates or college graduates without a background in social science who seek a basic understanding of the relevant disciplines’ concerns, methodologies, and challenges. It is especially aimed at anyone interested in applying to a social science postgraduate program but whose original training was in a different discipline, and seeks an understanding that will help them select among programs and write an application that exhibits understanding of basic principles and paradigms. The course may also be useful to students enrolled in an introductory social science research methods class as a complement to lectures and readings.

Created by:  The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • Cameron Campbell

    Taught by:  Cameron Campbell, Professor of Social Science

    Associate Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Science
Commitment1-2 hours per week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.

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Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.

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