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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Singapore Second semester 2010 (Flexible)
Coordinator(s)Catherine Flynn


This unit provides students with the opportunity to deliver a presentation on their research study. Students will describe the research method and data analysis plan for their honours study. The feedback students receive on their presentation assists in the development of the final version of their research report.


The objectives of the unit are:

  1. develop students' skills in critical analysis and research;

  1. develop students' abilities to undertake a supervised research project that investigates a topic of significance and utility to social work;

  1. develop students' abilities to implement a research project: to apply designated research methods, gather data, prepare it for analysis and report findings; and

  1. provide the opportunity for students to appraise ideas and responses from their peers about their individual research project.


Development of the research methods
Analysis and interpretation of data segments of the honours study (4500 words)

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Catherine Flynn


SWK4001. Social Work units are available only within the context of the Bachelor of Social Work degree, or with permission.