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Area/Catalogue
WELF 4034

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
155583

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Unit Value
13.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

To enable the student to develop competent professional practice which reflects the advanced integration of
social work values, knowledge and skills, and to apply research knowledge and skills to the organisational
context.

Course content

Students will be provided with the opportunity to advance and consolidate their social work skills, practice and
knowledge and will demonstrate their application of research skills and knowledge through the completion of a
research project related to their organisational setting.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Satisfactory completion of, or concurrent enrolment in, all previous courses in the Bachelor of Social Work. Students are required to undertake Criminal History Checks through the Department of Human Services (DHS) for working with Children, in the Aged Care Sector and in Disability Services; obtain a SAPOL National Police Record Check; and have completed a one-day Safe Environments for Children and Young People course. Some placements may also require students to hold a current driver's licence, a recognised First Aid Certificate or other requirements as requested by a specific placement provider.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Field Placement (Fieldwork) 500 hours x 3-5 days per week x 15 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 7 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
Placement N/A Pass/Fail 500 hours
Interview N/A Pass/Fail 1 hour
Portfolio 5000 words Pass/Fail N/A

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.375
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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.

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