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This Social Work Theory for Practice unit from Open Universities Australia and Griffith University examines the most up-to-date theories that explain social behaviour and the development of individual problems.
The unit draws from other disciplines such as biology, psychology, and economics, which are all related to aspects of social work, including human development, personality, family systems, and political power. Unit content also examines larger-scale social problems such as poverty, mental illness, crime, and racial discrimination.
To be eligible for this course, you must have successfully completed the following unit before starting:
You must also study at the same time the following unit:
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
Students will be given their topics upon enrolment.
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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