Courses & Units

Case Management HGA522



Case management is the general term applied to the systematic provision of a unique set of services for individuals and families who receive assistance in health and welfare services. Originally applied to the mental health context, the term is now applied in such diverse settings as child welfare, juvenile justice, aged care, disability, mental health and correctional settings. This subject explores the history and principles of case management as a model of service delivery and examines the evidence base for practice in the various areas of application. The subject will encourage students to apply the theory of case management to specific practice situations familiar to students through their own work. The course will have a strong practice focus, with specialist inputs from practitioners, and service consumers.


Unit name Case Management
Unit code HGA522
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Sociology & Criminology


Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2016 23/3/2016 11/4/2016 27/5/2016

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2016: $782.00 2016: $1,857.00 090301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.


Teaching Pattern

Lectures and workshops in a 5-hour block fortnightly: 9 am - 12.00 noon; 1 - 3 pm


Tutorial participation (10%), 1000 word case management exercise (30%), 4000 word assignment (60%)

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Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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