Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
Social Work Thesis A extends your understanding of the purpose and practices of research that you gain in HGW423 Social Work Research Practice. You will do this by conceptualizing and beginning to implement a research topic that focuses on improving the wellbeing and life chances of social work clients, service users and other stakeholders. You will learn advanced skills in research design and methods, and you will be required to defend the focus and methods of your research in discussion with others. Upon successful completion of this unit, you will advance the implementation of your research project in Semester 2.
|Unit name||Social Work Thesis A|
|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 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Propose research that can address the tensions and dilemmas associated with the organisational, legal and policy contexts of social work practice.
- Formulate practice innovations that are based on research evidence to improve the wellbeing and life chances of social work clients, service users and other stakeholders.
- Plan collaborative and cooperative social work projects and research and justify how they can improve people’s lives.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||090501|
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Entry into the Research Pathway.
HGW503, HGW512, HGW513, HGW516 and HGW527
2 x 4-hour workshops and individual supervision
Literature review 2000 words (50%); presentation of topic and chosen methods (50%)
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