Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2012.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week (may be in intensive mode) |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|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 think their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 5, 234 Queensberry St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9400
F: +61 3 9347 4375
|Subject Overview:||This course explores the nature, analysis, formulation, financing and implementation of social welfare policy (both 'grand' and 'ordinary') with particular attention to the roles of advanced practitioners in policy analysis and development, and challenges to the profession in maintaining a voice in the policy domain. Consideration is given to the alliances and channels advanced practitioners need to develop in order to link practice experience with policy initiative.|
|Objectives:||To be advised|
|Assessment:||A written assignment totalling 5000 words 100% (due at the end of semester).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Master of Social Policy |
Master of Social Work (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis)
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