Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours - 1 x 2 hour seminar each week for 12 weeks |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission to Master of Arts in Professional and Applied Ethics or Master of Journalism or Executive Master of Arts or Master of Public Policy and Management, or graduate diploma (advanced) in History and Philosophy of Science.
|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
CoordinatorDr Darrin Durant
Questions of credibility and trust are integral to the assessment of knowledge claims both within science and in the context of public debate. Questions about trust and credibility consequently arise every day in a range of professional contexts, for example in journalism and public relations, in police work, in development work, in scientific research, etc. But what is trust and what makes one trustworthy? And how do we pick out who the experts are? This course will interest students in a wide range of careers, exploring these topics together with students of applied ethics.
Questions to be covered:
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
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Subject readings will be available online
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://shaps.unimelb.edu.au/history-philosophy-science|
Master of Public Administration (Enhanced) |
100 Point Master of Arts (Professional and Applied Ethics) |
100 Point Master of Journalism
100 Point Master of Public Policy and Management
150 Point Master of Journalism
150 Point Master of Public Policy and Management
200 Point Master of Journalism
200 Point Master of Public Policy and Management
200 points Master of Arts (Professional and Applied Ethics)
EMA 150 point program - full time over 1.5 years
EMA 200 point program - full time over 1.5 years
EMA 200 point program - full time over 2 years
Graduate Certificate in Arts - Philosophy
Graduate Diploma in Arts - Philosophy
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