Authorised Independent Study and Report (SCWK6908)


This unit of study is designed to provide students with the opportunity to integrate their learning over their degree working with a supervisor. This unit forms the capstone for social work masters level students. Students must initially develop a short proposal and discuss this with the unit coordinator, who will organise a suitable supervisor. Approval from coordinator is required prior to enrolling in this unit. It must be taken in the final semester of study.

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independent study - meet with supervisor 3 times


1x1000wd proposal (20%) and 1x5000wd research essay (80%)

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