SOCIAL WORK THESIS PREPARATION

SWP4THP

2014

Credit points: 20

Subject outline

In this unit students enrolled in the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research Methodology (Social Work & Social Policy) will undertake the following tasks: (1) satisfactorily complete a research proposal; (ii) present their research topic in a seminar setting.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points20

Subject Co-ordinatorChristine Bigby

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Unit is offered subject to sufficient enrolments

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSocial Research MethodsRecommendedBryman, A.2ND EDN, OCFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2004.
ReadingsSocial Work Reserach and EvaluationRecommendedGrinnell, R. M.6TH EDN, F. E. PEACOCK, 2001.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGuinever Threlkeld

Class requirements

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Supervisor Consultation
One 3.0 days supervisor consultation per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Attendance at regular thesis supervision sessions as required by the supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 3,000-word (approximately) research proposal80
one 30-minute seminar presentation of research proposalAssessed as Pass/Fail grad only. Students must pass both components to pass unit.20

Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGuinever Threlkeld

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 3.0 days supervisor consultation per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Attendance at regular thesis supervision sessions as required by the supervisor."

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 3,000-word (approximately) research proposal80
one 30-minute seminar presentation of research proposalAssessed as Pass/Fail grad only. Students must pass both components to pass unit.20

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Lehmann

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 3.0 days supervisor consultation per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Attendance at regular thesis supervision sessions as required by the supervisor."

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 3,000-word (approximately) research proposal80
one 30-minute seminar presentation of research proposalAssessed as Pass/Fail grad only. Students must pass both components to pass unit.20

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Lehmann

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 3.0 days supervisor consultation per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Attendance at regular thesis supervision sessions as required by the supervisor."

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 3,000-word (approximately) research proposal80
one 30-minute seminar presentation of research proposalAssessed as Pass/Fail grad only. Students must pass both components to pass unit.20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristine Bigby

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 3.0 days supervisor consultation per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Attendance at regular thesis supervision sessions as required by the supervisor."

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 3,000-word (approximately) research proposal80
one 30-minute seminar presentation of research proposalAssessed as Pass/Fail grad only. Students must pass both components to pass unit.20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristine Bigby

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 3.0 days supervisor consultation per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Attendance at regular thesis supervision sessions as required by the supervisor."

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 3,000-word (approximately) research proposal80
one 30-minute seminar presentation of research proposalAssessed as Pass/Fail grad only. Students must pass both components to pass unit.20