Issue Based Learning Unit 3 (SCWK4003)


This unit is the third of a sequence of four Issue Based Learning units. It is of five weeks duration and is intended to develop further students' capabilities in the transfer of knowledge and independent work. It builds on the knowledge and skills gained in Field Education I and includes preparation for Field Education 2A and 2B.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


4-hrs of lectures/wk for 5 wks, 8-hrs of tutorials/wk for 5 wks


in-class essay (15%) and group development and presentation of a research proposal (30%) and class participation statement (10%) and essay (45%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


SCWK3005 or (SCWK3009 and SCWK3010) and SCWK3006,SCWK3007,SCWK3008

Additional Information

Classes commence Monday 20th February. Students need to have passed all requirements for SCWK4003 Issue-Based Learning Unit 3 before proceeding with SCWK4005 Field Education 2A

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.