Issue Based Learning Unit 4 (SCWK4004)


This unit is the fourth 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 includes skills gained in Field Education 2A and 2B.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


5 hrs of lectures/wk for 5 wks, 7 hrs of tutorials/wk for 5 wks


Essay (20%), group project and presentation (30%), and essay (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

SCWK4003; SCWK4005


SCWK4002 and (SCWK4006 or SCWK4007)

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.