Dying, Death and Mourning (SCWK6944)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study is designed to introduce students to the various, often competing, discourses both constituting and challenging ideas around dying, death and mourning in contemporary societies. Taking a critical and sociological approach, it considers how dying, death and mourning reflect social and cultural understandings of issues such as gender, illness, community, stigma and identity. This unit is also available as a single unit of study to professionals who wish to undertake this as a stand-alone unit.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Human and Community Services
- Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Educational Management and Leadership)
- Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Educational Psychology)
- Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Special and Inclusive Education)
- Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (TESOL)
- Graduate Diploma in Social Work
- Master of Education (Educational Management and Leadership)
- Master of Education (Educational Psychology)
- Master of Education (Special and Inclusive Education)
- Master of Education (TESOL)
- Master of Policy Studies
- Master of Social Work
- Master of Social Work (Qualifying)
Further unit of study information
1x2hr seminar/week - evening
1x3500wd essay (50%) and 1x500wd reflection exercise (10%) and 2x1000wd assignments (40%)
Faculty/department permission required?
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.