Issue Based Learning Unit 1 (SCWK3006)


The title and content of the unit will be selected from the following: Illness, inequality and intervention; Social justice, social citizenship and social work; Caring and citizenship; the case of disability; Families, children and young people; Drugs and alcohol; the social work response.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


2x1-hr lectures/wk and 1x2-hr tutorial/wk


In-class exam (20%); essay (40%); and group project (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

96 credit points including (KOCR2600, SCPL2601, SCWK2006 and one of ((SCWK2004 and SCWK2005) or (12 intermediate credit points from Psychology))

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.