Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week. If enrolments exceed 30, the 2nd hour of the seminar may be split into 2 or 3 small classes. |
Total Time Commitment: 10
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the postgraduate certificate/ diploma or fourth-year honours in political science, sociology, public policy and management or socio-legal studies, or the Master of Public Policy and Management, or Master of Social Policy.|
|Corequisites:||This is a compulsory subject in the Master of Public Policy and Management (200 point program)|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Politics and International Studies or Public Policy at Undergraduate level.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Any of the following subjects:
166-058 Law, Ethics and Public Policy
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorMs Sana Nakata
To be advised
This subject aims to assist students with the development of skills relevant in the policy-making process. This is carried out by familiarising students with legal and political developments within a variety of rights fields and by requiring them to reflect on the institutions responsible for defining and protecting rights. We consider rights issues such as freedom of speech, sexual and racial discrimination, assisted reproductive technologies, euthanasia, Indigenous rights and the impact of bills of rights. Students who complete this subject should gain skills relevant to policy-making processes.
Students who complete this subject shoud:
|Assessment:||A research essay of 5000 words, due during the examination period.|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A subject reader will be available for purchase from the University Bookshop.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who complete this subject should:
Bachelor of Public Policy and Management |
Bachelor of Public Policy and Management(Honours)
Master of Public Policy and Management (Coursework)
Master of Social Policy
Political Science |
Public Policy and Management
Public Policy and Management
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