Human Rights Project Preparation - 2017

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Unit summary

CHRE601

  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.25 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: Sess 1 , Sess 2
  • Availability for 2017: Sess 1 , Sess 2
  • Assessment: Proposal - Project Proposal (50%) , Review - Literature review (50%)

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2017 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 4,400.00
International 4,650.00

Under the guidance of a supervisor this research unit is either practice-based or theory-based, depending on the interest of the student. A practice-based project involves an internship at a human rights organisation. A theory-based project involves preparation for a dissertation.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. use appropriate technologies to locate and critically appraise relevant human rights literature or practice
  2. synthesise a range of information to identify a human rights issue
  3. develop and communicate a human rights project plan.
  • Proposal — Project Proposal (50%)
  • Review — Literature review (50%)
  • Audio/Visual equipment

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this unit will be provided in your study materials.

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Streaming Multimedia
  • Web links

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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