Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This capstone unit provides you with an opportunity to demonstrate the integration of your learning that was applied to design and implement interventions, including research, across your entire social work degree including a specific focus on your final placement. You will reflect on the knowledge, skills and values you integrated to develop and implement these interventions. You will undertake analysis of the outcomes of your practice – relying on evidence you collected during your studies in social work – and you will consider the implications of these findings for contributing to sustainable practice and service and policy improvements. Professional pathways students are challenged to design and exhibit creative strategies to communicate the results of their practices that reflect the integration of their learning. Research pathways students are challenged to tell a compelling narrative of their research in a thesis.
|Unit name||Social Work Exhibition and Social Work Thesis|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
- Implement and evaluate innovative and sustainable practical solutions to ongoing social, cultural, political, economic and environmental problems that are collaborative, cooperative and culturally accountable.
- Make recommendations for sustainable practice, service and policy improvements based on project and research findings.
- Create an original presentation of social work project and research outcomes in a compelling way, including creative and culturally relevant strategies such as displaying project artefacts, posters, sketches, story telling, physical objects, film and digital media.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $1,671.00||2020: $4,216.00||090501|
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.
HGW605, HGW608, HGW631, and HGW606 or HGW633 (also HGW609 Research Pathway)
Each week, you will complete an hour of online learning activities (including lectures, videos, podcasts and other activities). You will also have approximately two hours of prescribed reading to complete each week. In addition, you will attend 2 x 6-hour face-to-face intensives. In total, you will need to allow 32-40 hours per week to complete all of the learning and assessments for this unit, including independent study. 80% attendance is required to meet accreditation standards.
Exhibition of transformative social work practice (Professional Pathway) (100%) or Thesis 10, 000 words (Research Pathway) (100%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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