Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:September, Parkville - Taught on campus.
17th - 21st September, 2012 (9am - 5.00pm)
Subject Quota: 35
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.
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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.
CoordinatorMs Alex Devine
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Alan Gilbert Building
Level 4, 161 Barry Street
Tel: +61 3 8344 1632 / 8344 0912
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
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.
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%).
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A set of readings will be available prior to commencement of the subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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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