Practice Development (SCWK6917)


This unit of study is designed to provide students with the opportunity to undertake in-depth guided study. This unit provides students with flexibility, enabling them to tailor study around practice issues of interest such as working with women experiencing violence, person centred planning or the impact of a specific social policy on individuals and/or communities. Supervsion will be provided via peer learning seminars faciltated by the unit coordinator. Students will have the opporutnity to discuss their progress, share their learning, receive feedback and guidance. Field based learning can be arranged for international students enrolled in this unit.

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4x2-hr seminars (week 2, week 5, week 8, week 11)


1x 1000 wd proposal (20%) seminar presentation (20%) 1x4000wd research essay (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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.