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HSW101 - Introduction to Social Work: Social Work Theory and Practice A

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)^, CBD*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Judith Moyle

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

HSH114

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour seminar per week. Campus students are expected to attend 9 out of the 11 seminars.

^Cloud (online): All online social work students must attend a compulsory 5 day campus-based Intensive at commencement of this unit, at which core practical learning requirements will be taught. All course materials and other learning activities are provided on the CloudDeakin site.

Note:

*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit aims to introduce students to aspects of the history and current context of social work practice, and to begin to develop an appreciation of the role of social work and the human services generally. The unit is descriptive and informative in helping to unfold for students the diversity of the social work field and its history. It is also critical and interpretive. The unit also provides an introduction to the different disciplinary aspects of the social work program and how they fit together in the study of social work.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Reflective essay (1500 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Organisational analysis and literature review (2500 words) 60%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$782$2409$2592

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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