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Area/Catalogue
SOCU 5011

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101453

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

To develop students' knowledge of the approaches to Aboriginal health and wellbeing.

Course content

The students will develop an understanding of the approaches to Aboriginal health, and social and emotional wellbeing. The students will explore the national and international approaches to colonialism, racism and social injustice and the positioning of the professional working in this field and examine the applicability of community development and primary health care ideas for current social problems such as family violence, substance misuse and social alienation.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 2 days x 2 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Online activities 3 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Reflective paper 2000 words 45% N/A
Case report 2500 words 55% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Reflective paper 2000 words 45% N/A
Case report 2500 words 55% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

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