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Area/Catalogue
WELF 5100

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101910

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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 critically analyse constructions of human rights and their application to social work and community development.

Course content

Students will develop an advanced understanding of International and Australian human rights laws and treaties including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Australian human rights legislation, organisations, policies and practices and community development theories and frameworks. Students will critically analyse philosophies, concepts and theories of human rights, culture, gender and human rights, community development, human rights and social justice, a human rights framework for ethical social work practice with disadvantaged communities including women, children, refugees, migrants, vulnerable older people, people with mental or physical illness or disability and Indigenous Australians.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 10 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, MAGILL
Case study analysis 2250 words 50% N/A
Essay 2250 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Case study analysis 2250 words 50% N/A
Essay 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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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
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* 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

Degrees this course is offered in

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