SOWK101-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019

Introduction to Social Policy

15 points
18 Feb 2019 - 23 Jun 2019

Description

An introduction to the provision of welfare in New Zealand, providing students with the opportunity to examine socio-cultural, economic and political factors that have influenced current welfare policies, practice and services. The first part of the course addresses basic organising concepts of welfare, using historical and contemporary case studies. In the second part, students will be introduced to tools and frameworks that will enable them to develop research skills and critical thinking. Using current case studies of service delivery presented by guest practitioners, contemporary research practices, social worlds/issues and welfare services/responses are analysed.

Restrictions

Equivalent Courses

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 16:00 - 17:00 Rehua 102 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 E5 Lecture Theatre 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 John Britten 117 HP Seminar Room 25 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
02 Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00 John Britten 117 HP Seminar Room 25 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
03 Wednesday 16:00 - 17:00 John Britten 117 HP Seminar Room 25 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
04 Wednesday 17:00 - 18:00 John Britten 117 HP Seminar Room 25 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun

Course Coordinator

Raewyn Tudor

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Online Post 12 Mar 2019 10%
Essay 29 Mar 2019 20% Word Limit 1,200
Policy Analysis 16 May 2019 30% Word Limit 2000
End of course EXAM 40% Date to be advised

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $761.00

International fee $3,188.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences.

All SOWK101 Occurrences

  • SOWK101-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019