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Area/Catalogue
WELF 3018

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
013138

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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 enable students to critically analyse the relationships between social issues, social policy and its implementation through human service programs.

Course content

The students will develop theoretical and applied knowledge of modernist and postmodern theories of the state and globalisation including social diversity, environmental sustainability, identity and social inequality. The students will apply knowledge of social analysis and social change and evaluate the implications of globalisation for human service organisations and their stakeholders in the social policy process.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
POLI 1012 Australian Social Policy
POLI 2027 Policy Practice

The listed prerequisite courses OR appropriate prior knowledge as determined by the Course Coordinator.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External 2.5 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
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Major essay 2500 words 55% N/A
Journal 2000 words 45% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Major essay 2500 words 55% N/A
Journal 2000 words 45% 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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