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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Classroom / Block Mode
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 4 x 6 hour days during week 21st - 29th July. |
Total Time Commitment:
Students will be expected to read the background material provided for each session and to prepare class paper and assignments equivalent to a total time commitment of 96 hours.
|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
CoordinatorKey Centre for Women's Health in Society
|Subject Overview:||(Formerly Health Effects of Violence against Women) |
Violence is a major concern worldwide, with negative impacts on both men and women. In Victoria, it is currently the major cause of disability, illness and death amongst women of reproductive age. This subject uses a gender framework to consider a broad range of topics including childhood sexual abuse, intimate partner violence and sexual assault. Definitions, conceptualizations and prevalence will be discussed in relation to both research and practice. It will:
It aims to:
Subject Objectives: On completion of this subject students are expected to have a:
Essay plan of 500 words (20%) due mid-semester. One essay of 3,000 words (80%) due at the end of Semester.
|Prescribed Texts:||Selected readings will be available.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
This subject is a Group 1 elective in the Master of Public Health.
Coordinator: To Be Advised
Postgraduate Diploma in Women's Health |
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