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Area/Catalogue
WELF 5098

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101908

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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 aim

To develop students' knowledge of contemporary social work practice theories and their application.

Course content

Students will develop knowledge of contemporary social work practice theories including individual focused theories, critical and structural theories, and theories influenced by postmodernism.

Textbook(s)

Teater, Barbara 2014, An Introduction to Applying Social Work Theories and Methods , 2nd ed, McGraw Open Uni Press, England

Payne, M. 2014, Modern Social Work Theory, 4th ed, Palgrave Macmillan, UK

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Online Workshop 2 hours x 6 weeks
Workshop (Compulsory, on campus) 6 hours x 3 days

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
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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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