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Sustainable Livelihoods

Undergraduate | CUR-GPH300 | 2024

Consider socio-economics, culture and the environment - and how these factors impact whether a community survives or thrives. Study project planning, learn framework analysis and dissect case studies in the developing world.

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Enrol by
19 May 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024

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Sustainable Livelihoods

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will:

    1. explain the advantages and disadvantages of the main approaches to development in terms of the sustainability of livelihoods in the developing world
    2. critically explore the ways cross cultural and Indigenous ways of seeing and knowing challenge dominant discourses of development
    3. analyse how socio-cultural values and local economic factors interact with global processes to influence development outcomes at the local level
    4. apply analytical skills to interpret analyse and synthesise data from a variety of sources and communicate information effectively

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0.125 EFTSL
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