Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:September, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A minimum of 24 hours class contact taught in a block over 5 days |
Total Time Commitment: In addition, students are expected to spend an additional 2-3 hours of study for each hour of contact.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||-|
CoordinatorMrs Beth Sprunt
ContactNossal Institute for Global Health
The University of Melbourne
Alan Gilbert Building
Level 4, 161 Barry Street
Carlton VIC 3010
Tel: +61 3 8344 0914
Fax: +61 3 8344 9130
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
|Subject Overview:||This subject is an introduction to the issues and paradigms which influence and shape development responses to disability in low-income settings. Using examples of disability-inclusive development practices from around the world, students will gain an understanding of how the rights-based approach and UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities can be operationalised to develop, plan and implement disability specific and inclusive development interventions.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
One take home examination (40%) on the last day of the subject and one 3,000-word written assignment (60%) due at the end of semester.
|Recommended Texts:||A set of readings will be available prior to commencement of the subject.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
This subject is a Group 1 elective in the Master of Public Health.
SUBJECT QUOTA: 35
Doctor of Clinical Physiotherapy |
Master of Development Studies(CWT)
Master of Environment
Master of Environment
Postgraduate Certificate in Environment
Postgraduate Diploma in Environment
International Health |
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