Social Policy: Government, Wealth and Welfare (7534.5)
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|Canberra School Of Politics, Economics And Society||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomes1 developed a working knowledge of key concepts and ideas in the study of social policy, including the role of ideology, values and theory.
2 demonstrated an understanding of social policy processes in Australia.
3 reflected critically on a range of contemporary social policy issues.
4 demonstrated the capacity to research, present and critically reflect on social policy issues.
5 engaged in discussions on the complexities of researching and resolving social policy issues.
6 demonstrated UC graduate attributes, in particular the ability to persuasively communicate positions on social policy, and think independently.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
Prerequisites675 Politics and Democracy OR 9548 Introduction to Politics OR 8296 Introduction to Politics and Government OR 9549 Introduction to Western Political Thoughts OR 6606 Government-Business Relations OR 6607 Introductory Sociology
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Please refer to Canvas for tutorial questions and weekly readings
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
All assessment items must be submitted through Canvas. No submissions will be accepted via e-mail.
Students are expected to attend all lectures and tutorials for this unit.
Required IT skills
Students should be able to use a computer, a printer and be able to access the internet.
Work placement, internships or practicums