Bachelor of Social Work - Social Work Research

SWRK 4206  Social Work Research


SWRK 3106, SWRK 3206, SWRK 3306, SWRK 3406, SWRK 3506, SWRK 3606, SWRK 3706 and SWRK 3806


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




Students are introduced to the basics of designing and conducting social work research, consistent with critical practice. Topics include ethics, ownership, research for and with marginalized communities, inclusiveness, and critical reflexivity. Various research approaches and research designs relevant to social work are investigated. Translating social work issues into researchable questions and designs are also discussed. Students will acquire knowledge and skills to conduct research and to critically assess research articles in the literature from an anti-oppression framework.

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