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Social Work Research Dissertation - SCWK4008

Year - 2018

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.

Classes
4x3-hr seminars, 30-hrs participation in a social work research project

Assessment
5000wd research report (70%) and seminar presentation (30%)

Pre-requisites

SCWK3009 and SCWK3010 and SCWK4003 and SCWK4005

Co-requisites

SCWK4004 and SCWK4002

Prohibitions

SCWK4006

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Social Work
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Donna Baines
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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