SOCIAL WORK PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE THESIS

SWP6THF

2018

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

This unit is the thesis component of a professional doctorate. Professional doctorate students who wish to be enrolled on a full-time basis should enrol in this unit. It is expected that the thesis topic will be relevant to the profession in which the student works. The degree of rigour and intellectual standing is the same as that of a PhD but not as extensive in scope.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This unit is taken in conjunction with SWP62THF This unit is taken in conjunction with SWP61THF

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. A substantial and original contribution to knowledge

Activities:
Idedntifying a reserach problem and undertaking reserach. Use of supervison

02. An independent and critical literature review and development of a thesis proposal

Activities:
Undertaking a literature review - use of supervison; confirmation of thesis proposal

03. Expert knolwedge of research design and method and analysis

Activities:
Developing a reserach design implementing it and analysing the data and presenting the date . use of supervison

04. High level ommuncation skills, writing and speaking presentation and publications

Activities:
completion of thesis. preparation of papers for publication and conference presentation. Presentation of thesis for examination. Use of supervison

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 2.0 hours supervisor consultation every two weeks and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 40,000 to 50,000-word thesis100 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 2.0 hours supervisor consultation every two weeks and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 40,000 to 50,000-word thesis100 01, 02, 03, 04