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SOWK590 Research Dissertation

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A supervised research dissertation of up to 20,000 words on an approved topic.

Paper title Research Dissertation
Paper code SOWK590
Subject Social Work
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (25 February 2022 - 17 February 2023) (Distance learning)
1st Non standard period (25 February 2022 - 17 February 2023) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (4 July 2022 - 26 June 2023) (Distance learning)
2nd Non standard period (4 July 2022 - 26 June 2023) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,831.50
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
MSW
Contact

socialwork@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Head of Programme - Associate Professor Nicola Atwool

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:

  • Propose and execute a research project that utilises recognised research methods, theories and concepts (research, scholarship, information literacy)
  • Promote social justice and human rights through research questions, aims and processes consistent with the social work profession’s value commitments (critical thinking, cultural understanding, global perspective)
  • Apply the findings of their research to social problems and articulate clear implications for policy, systems, research and/or practice (critical thinking, cultural understanding, interdisciplinary perspective)

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (25 February 2022 - 17 February 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

1st Non standard period (25 February 2022 - 17 February 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (4 July 2022 - 26 June 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (4 July 2022 - 26 June 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard