Postgraduate Course: Research and Evaluation (Social Work) in Practice (PGSP11141)
|School||School of Social and Political Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Students who have already undertaken Research and Evaluation: Theoretical Approaches will have an opportunity to evaluate a practice intervention or new practice initiative in which they (or their agency) are involved.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| The aim of this course is to turn theory into practice: to encourage the acquisition of research and evaluation skills and understanding for application in social work in different settings.
On completion of the course students should be able to:
! Plan and design a small scale evaluation
! Examine relevant ethical issues
! Conduct the evaluation
! Write up the project
! Evaluate the usefulness of the evaluation
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Please note that as the course is a distance learning part-time MSc, teaching is arranged in blocks of seven hour days. There are also scheduled study days.
|Course organiser||Prof Lorraine Waterhouse
Tel: (0131 6)50 3913
|Course secretary||Mrs Jane Marshall
Tel: (0131 6)50 3912