Qualifications are made up of courses. Some universities call these papers. Each course is numbered using six digits.
The fourth number of the course code shows the level of the course. For example, in course 219206, the fourth number is a 2, so it is a 200-level course (usually studied in the second year of full-time study).
Each course is worth a number of credits. You combine courses (credits) to meet the total number of credits needed for your qualification.
Course planning information
Students must successfully complete all the requirements of this course.
You need to complete the corequisite course or courses listed above at the same time as doing this one.
General progression requirementsYou may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.
What you will learn. Knowledge, skills and attitudes you’ll be able to show as a result of successfully finishing this course.
- 1 Describe how they have appropriately practised social work with Māori.
- 2 Explain how they have worked respectfully and inclusively with people from different cultural and ethnic groups.
- 3 Describe how they have promoted the principles of human rights and social justice.
- 4 Identify and describe how they have promoted social change and have promoted empowerment to enable positive change.
- 5 Explain their understanding and use of social work practice approaches.
- 6 Describe how they have applied reflective practice to inform and communicate professional judgments.
- 7 Describe how they have promoted problem-solving in human relationships.
- 8 Explain how they have represented the social work profession with integrity and professionalism.
- 9 Describe how they have practised within legal and ethical boundaries of the social work profession.
Learning outcomes can change before the start of the semester you are studying the course in.
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Assessment weightings can change up to the start of the semester the course is delivered in.
You may need to take more assessments depending on where, how, and when you choose to take this course.
Explanation of assessment types
- Computer programmes
- Computer animation and screening, design, programming, models and other computer work.
- Creative compositions
- Animations, films, models, textiles, websites, and other compositions.
- Exam College or GRS-based (not centrally scheduled)
- An exam scheduled by a college or the Graduate Research School (GRS). The exam could be online, oral, field, practical skills, written exams or another format.
- Exam (centrally scheduled)
- An exam scheduled by Assessment Services (centrally) – you’ll usually be told when and where the exam is through the student portal.
- Oral or performance or presentation
- Debates, demonstrations, exhibitions, interviews, oral proposals, role play, speech and other performances or presentations.
- You may be assessed on your participation in activities such as online fora, laboratories, debates, tutorials, exercises, seminars, and so on.
- Creative, learning, online, narrative, photographic, written, and other portfolios.
- Practical or placement
- Field trips, field work, placements, seminars, workshops, voluntary work, and other activities.
- Technology-based or experience-based simulations.
- Laboratory, online, multi-choice, short answer, spoken, and other tests – arranged by the school.
- Written assignment
- Essays, group or individual projects, proposals, reports, reviews, writing exercises, and other written assignments.
Textbooks can change. We recommend you wait until at least seven weeks before the semester starts to buy your textbooks.
SOCIAL WORK THEORIES IN ACTION
SOCIAL WORK IN AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND: EXPLORING FIELDS OF PRACTICE
ANZASW CODE OF ETHICS
MAKING THE MOST OF FIELDWORK PLACEMENT
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