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Area/Catalogue
WELF 3029

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
167261

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

To enable students to recognise and critically analyse discriminatory discourses of ageing and (dis)ability, the legal rights of redress in response to discrimination, abuse and related violence against the aged and those with disabilities.

Course content

Students will develop a critical understanding of the discourses of ageing and (dis)ability, medical and social models of disability and ageing and their influence on social activism, social policy, the Disability Discrimination Act (Australia), and disability and ageing socio-economic status.

Students will evaluate the impact of ableist discourses on understandings of disability and ageing wellbeing and abuse in different national and international contexts.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Online (Online activities) 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Online (Online activities) 2 hours x 12 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
Continuous assessment 2500 word equivalent 55% N/A
Essay 2000 words 45% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2500 word equivalent 55% N/A
Essay 2000 words 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4S)
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 university. 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.

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