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Social Perspectives on Ageing - SCWK5007

This unit of study aims to collapse the boundaries between 'them' (old people) and 'us' (everyone else) by examining how age is historically and socially constructed and experienced. The unit will examine social policies and social work practices and skills in relation to old people, their families and communities, with particular emphasis on diversity and inequality.

Classes
2x2-hr lectures/wk for 5 wks, 2x2-hr seminars/wk for 5 wks

Assessment
Group presentation (40%) and 1x3000wd essay (60%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2a

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Social Work
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 23 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2b

16 Sep 2019

Department/School: Social Work
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 11 Oct 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
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: Dr Margaret Spencer
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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