Subject details

At the completion of this subject 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.
  • Topics
    • A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links

Entry Requirements

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:


Please Note: Students are encouraged to have completed most, if not all of the recommended subjects, before enrolling in CHRE601.

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment

Under the guidance of a supervisor this research subject 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.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Assignment 1 - Project Proposal (50%)
  • Assignment 2 - Literature review (50%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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