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Unit of Study SWRK6003 - Research for Social Work (2024)

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    PG Project/Other Research Unit

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Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

explain the political, ethical and organisational factors impacting on social work research.

demonstrate skills in accessing research evidence for social work.

critically evaluate the usefulness of different methodologies, including quantitative and qualitative methodologies, for addressing different research questions.

develop a research proposal on a relevant social work topic.

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