SWK703 Social Work Research Critique and Publication (16)


This subject aims to develop students' analytical ability and critical reflection on research and practice. It is also designed to provide a vehicle for the collection of social work practice wisdom. It allows students to critique social work research in published journals and then to produce a publishable article in the area of social work practice.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: SWK703
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Humanities and Social Sciences

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in the Doctor of Social Work.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to reflect on and write about their professional experience to a publishable standard


The subject will cover the following topics:
- developing reflective skills - social work research tradition - social work research critique - critical reflection on practice - incorporating research findings into practice experience - production of a publishable article


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.