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Area/Catalogue
WELF 4004

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
009511

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy

Course aim

To further develop social work skills and knowledge necessary to operate successfully as social workers in rural, remote and regional settings.

Course content

The students will develop advanced knowledge of rural and remote communities, critical understanding of issues and problems faced by the rural communities, disadvantage experienced by different groups in rural communities, socio-economic and political context of human services in rural Australia, theoretical frameworks and practice approaches relevant to human service delivery in the rural context. The students will apply their social work knowledge and skills in rural human service delivery through application of intervention strategies to the field of rural practice.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Completion of all first and second year Bachelor of Social Work courses

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A
Rural Practice Paper 2700 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

Degrees this course is offered in

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