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Credit points: 20

Subject outline

In this subject the major tasks for honours students are: (1) the satisfactory completion of a research proposal, and (2) a seminar presentation of their research topic. Please note that this subject is to be undertaken with SWP4HOB.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points20

Subject Co-ordinatorAllan Borowski

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites SWP3COM, SWP3IFG, SWP3LER, SWP3FOP, SWP3RES and SWP3FEA or SWP3FOA. Students in HHSWM, HSHSW, HSHSWW, RHSW, HWHSH, HWHSHB and HWHSHW. All other students require coordinators approval.


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Available only to BSW Honours students. Successful completion of Year 3 of the BSW degree and a high level of academic performance. In addition, honours students must enrol in all BSW Year 4 units except Diversity in Social Work Practice and Fields of Practice B. This unit represents one semester of a year-long program and must be taken in conjunction with SWP4HOB.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSocial Research MethodsRecommendedBryman, A.2ND EDN, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2004.
ReadingsSocial work research and evaluationRecommendedGrinnell, al8TH EDN, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2008.

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