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Minor Thesis B HGW709


Full-time students will enrol in both HGW708 & HGW709 concurrently in the same semester;  and part-time students will enrol in HGW708 & HGW709 over two consecutive semesters.


Students in this unit are required to conduct an original piece of research. The topic may be chosen from any area of interest to the student within social work and/or professional practice and the methodology may be qualitative or quantitative.


Unit name Minor Thesis B
Unit code HGW709
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Social Work
Teaching staff Dr Anne Coleman
Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 090301

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Prereq: HGW706 or HGW708, HGW701, HGW702, HGW703, HGW704 



Teaching PatternStudents are required to attend research seminars.
AssessmentMinor thesis of 15,000 words
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