SOCIAL WORK PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE THESIS

SWP6THF

2020

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.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. A substantial and original contribution to knowledge.
02. An independent and critical literature review and development of a thesis proposal.
03. Expert knowledge of research design and method and analysis.
04. High level communication skills, writing and speaking presentation and publications.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h supervisor consultation every two weeks from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 40,000 to 50,000-word thesisN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h supervisor consultation every two weeks from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 40,000 to 50,000-word thesisN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4