SOCIAL WORK PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE THESIS

SWP6THP

2020

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject is the thesis component of a professional doctorate. 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. Professional doctorate students who wish to be enrolled on a part time basis enrol in this subject. 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 the PHD but not as extensive in scope.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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 conditionsThis subject is taken by professional doctorate by research candidates who wish to study part-time.

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Development of a research proposal.
02. Development of knowledge of research processes, methodologies and analysis.
03. Confidence in presenting research material and translation of research.

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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 four 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 thesis Submitted after enrolment in thesis subjects totalling 240 credit points.N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 four 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 thesis Submitted after enrolment in thesis subjects totalling 240 credit points.N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3