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.


Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Wagga 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

Grading System



Two sessions


School 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


This subject will cover the following topics:

Individual Research programs


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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.