Social Work Research Dissertation (SCWK4008)
UNIT OF STUDY
In this unit students participate in a social work research project under the supervision of an academic staff member. Students will become familiar with the process of developing a research proposal and obtaining ethical approval for a study. Students will apply data collection processes as appropriate to the project and undertake analysis of this data. They develop the skills required to present the findings of their research project both orally and through a research dissertation. Ethical issues and critical debates in social work research will also be examined.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
Further unit of study information
4x3-hr seminars, 30-hrs participation in a social work research project
5000wd research report (70%) and seminar presentation (30%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
SCWK3009 and SCWK3010 and SCWK4003 and SCWK4005
SCWK4004 and SCWK4002
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.