Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Field Trip - Intensive
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Contact Hours: Thirty contact hours taught intensively in the field from Sunday 15 February - Friday 20 February 2015. |
Total Time Commitment:
Total of 170 hours
The completion of 25 points at Level 1 in Politics and International Studies or Indigenous Studies, and 37.5 points at Level 2 in Politics and International Studies or Indigenous Studies.
Students must obtain enrolment permission via an application process. Application forms are available online from the School of Social and Political Sciences website during the course planning period.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Politics and International Studies or Indigenous Studies at Levels 1 & 2
|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: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Wayne Atkinson
Dr Wayne Atkinson
This subject provides an in depth study of the historic Indigenous political struggle for racial equality, land justice, heritage control, and for self determination, by focusing on the Yorta Yorta as a case study. It embraces a number of relevant Indigenous political and historic themes. These will focus on pre- and post-contact history, colonisation, government policies and administration, land/heritage management, and the Yorta Yorta politico-legal struggle for their inherent rights to land, heritage, water and self determination.
On completion of this subject students should:
A journal of 1500 words (40%) due in early March, and a research essay of 2500 words (60%) due in the examination period.
Hurdle Requirement: Fieldtrip attendance and regular participation including a short individual or group presentation on last day is required.
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per working day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A list of readings will be available via LMS prior to commencement of subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
2015 Field Trip: Sunday 15 February - Friday 20 February.
A quota of 32 students applies to this subject. Students must obtain enrolment permission via an application process.
Additional Cost applies to this subject to cover travel, accommodation etc.
POLS30028 On Country Learning: Indigenous Studies is not available as a Breadth subject.
Political Science Major |
Politics and International Studies
Politics and International Studies
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