Courses & Units

Research & Policy for Change HGW515

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


Restricted to MSW


This unit examines research methodologies and policy processes that are utilised by social workers in working towards a more just, humane and inclusive society. Issues and case study approaches underpin learning in this unit. Using critical analysis and critical reflection, students will be equipped with knowledge, skills and techniques in research and policy development appropriate and consistent with a social change agenda and the ethical base of social work theory and practice.


Unit name Research & Policy for Change
Unit code HGW515
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Social Work

Dr Anthea Vreugdenhil

Teaching staff

Dr Anthea Vreugdenhil

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


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Teaching Pattern

Weekly online lectures and activities


Online participation (20%); 1 assignment of 1500 words (or equivalent) (30%); 1 assignment of 2500 words (or equivalent) (50%)

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