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Area/Catalogue
WELF 4035

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
161761

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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

Course owner
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

To develop students’ cognitive and critical thinking skills through the planning and execution of applied social research into a contemporary social work issue with relevance to policy and/or practice.

Course content

Students will develop advanced knowledge of applied social research and the contribution of social work research to evidence-based practice and policy through topic selection, literature search and review, design of research methodology and analysis of social work values and ethics in research.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Admission to the Honours stream is by invitation. A GPA of 5 or above is required to be eligible.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Workshop 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Workshop 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
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Presentation N/A 20% 30 minutes
Research design 7200 word equiv. 80% N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Presentation N/A 20% 30 minutes
Research design 7200 word equiv. 80% N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Presentation N/A 20% 30 minutes
Research design 7200 word equiv. 80% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
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:
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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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