|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty four hours of lectures and seminars |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the postgraduate studies or fourth year honours in development.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Salim Lakha
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject forms an introduction to the main past and current theories of development, involving the approaches of several social science disciplines. It also considers many of the major issues in development, including the environment, gender, human rights, globalisation, governance, non-governmental organisations, poverty, and trade. Students should become familiar with the relationship between theories of development and development practice. The subject seeks to foster skills in critical thinking, communication, and group work.
|Assessment:||A 15 minute briefing presentation 10% (working in a group on an allocated topic beginning in week 4 of semester), an associated group-prepared 3000 word briefing paper 30% (due one week after the presentation) and a 3000 word individual essay 60 % (due at the end of semester).|
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Information Not Available
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)(Media and Communications) |
Master of Arts (Asian Societies)
Master of Arts (Global Journalism)
Master of Arts (Global Media Communication)
Master of Arts (International Studies)(Adv. Seminars and Shorter Thesis)
Master of Arts in Professional and Applied Ethics
Master of Development Studies (Gender & Development)
Master of Development Studies(CWT)
Master of Global Media Communication
Master of Social Policy
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Development Studies)
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Gender Studies)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Gender Studies)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Media and Communication)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts(Development Studies)
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