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HSW705 - Challenging Poverty and Social Exclusion

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)^, CBD*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Beth Crisp

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

^Students enrolled in Cloud (online) are also expected to attend a 2 day seminar at Waterfront (Geelong) on Thursday 21 April and Friday 22 April 2016.

Note:

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

Content

Given the close correlations between poverty, social exclusion and uptake of social work services, this unit provides underpinning knowledge which will be applicable in all aspects of social work practice including direct practice, community development, policy analysis and research. The focus on poverty and social exclusion also reflects ongoing policy initiatives of governments which find expression in policies for social inclusion and social justice in areas such as health, education, employment, housing and criminal justice as well as social welfare.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Essay (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Proposal (3000 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$2318$3031

* 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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