Research Methods in Social Work Practice and Policy module (SW52008)

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The key aim of this module is to enable you to explore and critically evaluate the use of research and other sources of evidence as relevant to fields of practice and policy. The module provides a critical introduction to the use of research methods, illustrating how research has been used in Scotland and internationally to inform developments and responses.  

You will consider how journal articles represent findings from research and how different forms of consultation are used in the development of policy and practice. You will apply your understanding in the assessment task, which is the development of a research or project proposal of your choice. 


This module is available on following courses: