SOWK205-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024

Social Work and Community Engagement

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024


This course focuses on the development of the practice skills needed by students to engage well with individuals and community groups.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Engaged with the community

Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


60 points from the BSW Honours schedules. Permission of the Programme Co-ordinator required.

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 16:00 - 18:00 James Logie 104
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Contact Person

Raewyn Tudor


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Community Engagement Plan 10% Group assessment
Lectorial Learning Tasks 20% Completion of a minimum of eight (8) learning tasks from the weekly lectorials.
Community Analysis Presentation 40% Power point due on 13 October by 11.59 pm Powerpoint due on 13 October. In class presentation on 19 October.
Reflection Essay 30%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $844.00

International fee $3,950.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 50

For further information see School of Health Sciences .

All SOWK205 Occurrences

  • SOWK205-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024