Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

School

Nursing, Midwifery & Social Wk

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour

Incompatible

SW105

Assessment methods

Essay, case study, exam.

Course coordinator

Dr Maree Petersen (m.petersen@uq.edu.au)

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 St Lucia Internal Course Profile

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Course description

Introduces a range of key contemporary themes relating to the welfare (or well-being) of Australians, including issues of poverty and inequality, citizenship and diversity. Aims to develop students' beginning knowledge, appreciation and critical understanding of the institutional, policy and cultural responses to the promotion of wellbeing in Australian society; of society and its government and private institutions, and the special historical and contemporary circumstances of Indigenous Australians. Seeks to support critical analysis and personal reflection; policy, social and cultural awareness; and a commitment to engage in civil society as an active and responsible citizen.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 Ipswich Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile