Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|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:||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.
ContactNossal Institute for Global Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9103
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 on the last day of the subject (30%); one 3,000-word written assignment due at the end of semester (60%); group participation (10%).
|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|
|Generic Skills:||Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in: |
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Development Studies(CWT) |
Master of Public Health
Global Health |
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