SWK500 Social Work and Human Services Dissertation (16)


This subject provides an opportunity for students to research a topic within the social work/human services field in depth and to demonstrate ability to research and report findings at postgraduate level.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: SWK500
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:
Two sessionsHD/FLSchool of Humanities and Social Sciences

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to undertake independent research in the fields of Social Work/Human Services practice and Social Policy Analysis
- be able to demonstrate skills of writing, data anlysis, policy analysis and critical thinking necessary to produce publishable research


The subject will cover the following topics:
Individual Research programs


The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 25 August 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.