SOWK310-18W (C) Whole Year 2018

Research Methods in Social Work

15 points
19 Feb 2018 - 18 Nov 2018

Description

This course covers the fundamentals of social research, including: problem formulation; ethical considerations; sampling and measurement; varieties of research methods; data analysis and, dissemination and distribution of research knowledge related to the human services. The design of a research project is required as a major exercise.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Pre-requisites

240 points from either the Social Work Schedule or the Criminal Justice Schedule.

Restrictions

HSRV302; HSRV305; SOWK302; SOWK305

Equivalent Courses

Timetable 2018

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00 A9 Lecture Theatre 19 Feb - 1 Apr
30 Apr - 13 May
21 May - 3 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 E16 Lecture Theatre 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 23 Sep
1 Oct - 21 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 17:00 - 18:00 Ernest Rutherford 141 26 Feb - 4 Mar
19 Mar - 25 Mar
30 Apr - 6 May
14 May - 20 May
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00 A9 Lecture Theatre 14 May - 20 May

Contact Person

Lee Hooper

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Reflexive Journal 26 Mar 2018 20%
Interview Exercise 30 Apr 2018 15%
On-line Test 01 Jun 2018 15% Live: Monday 29th May at 9 a.m.
Research Proposal 19 Oct 2018 50%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $746.00

International fee $3,038.00

* 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 SOWK310 Occurrences

  • SOWK310-18W (C) Whole Year 2018