HSCO703 – Rangahau Maori / Research and Professional Practice

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Module code
Module title
Rangahau Maori / Research and Professional Practice
At the end of this module students will be able to locate, interpret and critique research relevant to an area of counselling practice. They will be competent in theories and methods in social research from Mori and Western perspectives.
  • HS1602
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
-Critically analyse social research in relation to counselling practice.
- Critically evaluate Kaupapa Mori, Mori centred, Bi-cultural and Western research theories.
- Demonstrate a critical knowledge of research philosophies, ethics, methodologies and
- Theoretical underpinnings of social research , including Kaupapa Mori, Mori centred, Bi
cultural and Western frameworks
- Research methodologies and methods
- Research ethical issues in research design
- Issues in data collection
- Issues in data analysis and interpretation
- Developing a literature review
Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Lecture
- Small Group Activities
- Tutorials
- Practice accounts
- Online learning
- Observations/Interviews
- Enquiry based activities
Basic of Assessment
Assessment in this module is mixed mode. The application and assessment of transferable skills are integrated into the assessment tasks. To pass this module all assessments must be submitted and an overall pass mark of 50 is required. Students must also meet all the requirements of the competency based assessment tasks to be eligible for a final grade for this module. The final grade will be based on the marks from the achievement based tasks.

Paetahi Tumu Krero Bachelor of Counselling is an applied academic degree which includes the requirement that students demonstrate professional practice in a range of ways. This includes high levels of attendance and participation. To this end, students who do not meet the 80 attendance criteria (without approved reason) will fail the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.