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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Summer Term, - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular meetings with the supervisor over the period of enrolment |
Total Time Commitment: n/a
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work or the Bachelor of Social Work (Honours).|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's courses. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Winsome Roberts
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject focuses on the study of research methods and their application to an agreed social work related topic.
|Assessment:||A written thesis of 12 000 words (due at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available from the University Bookroom.How To Write A Better Thesis. 2nd Edition (D. Evans and P. Gruba), MUP 2002|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
|Links to further information:||http://www.socialwork.unimelb.edu.au/|
Students undertaking the three year program will commence the thesis in Semester 2 of third year and complete it in the Summer Semester of the following or fourth year. Students undertaking the accelerated program will commence the thesis in the Summer Semester of the third year and complete it in Semester 1 of the third year.
The disciplines of Nursing and Social Work are now co-managed within the Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences. At the time of publication Social Work subjects are under the administrative management of the School of Nursing.
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