WOMEN'S HEALTH AND RIGHTS IN THE PHILIPPINES: MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES

LAW2SAE

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline


Students enrolled in this subject will undertake an overseas placement to develop an understanding of the socio-political and legal context of women's sexual and reproductive health rights in the Philippines. Working in a multidisciplinary context, students will have contact witha range of health, community and legal organisations to foster knowledge of health rights and advocacy in national and international contexts. 


 


SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKerstin Steiner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in this subject is by an application process.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students will be chosen for inclusion into the program based on grades, an application form, resume and relevance of previous studies.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Engage in independent and reflective learning.

Activities:
Presentation, Final Research Project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

02. Provide evidence of your ability to communicate and write appropriately for a variety of professional and academic contexts.

Activities:
Research Proposal, Final Research Project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

03. Develop and execute a research project from proposal stage to carrying out research and finally to writing up.

Activities:
Research Proposal, Final Research Project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerstin Steiner

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 45
Ten 7.0 hours block mode per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.
"2-5pm, 28th November 2019 & 9.30-11.30am, 29th Jan. 2020"

Practical Week: 45
Fourteen 1.0 days practical per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.
"1st February # 15th February 2020 Manila, The Philippines "

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research Proposal (750 words)10 02, 03
Presentation (equivalent to 1000 words)30 01
Final Research Project (equivalent to 2600 words)60 01, 02, 03
Field tripSuccessful completion of the Field Trip is a hurdle requirement for this subject. Includes attendance and active participation.

Melbourne, 2019, Summer 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size20

Enrolment information limited places by application only

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerstin Steiner

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 02 - 07
Ten 7.0 hours block mode per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 07 and delivered via blended.
"Students undertake this subject as part of a pre-approved international, professional or clinical learning program in Australia or overseas."

Practical Week: 02 - 07
Fourteen 1.0 days practical per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research Proposal (750 words)10 02, 03
Presentation (equivalent to 1000 words)30 01
Final Research Project (equivalent to 2600 words)60 01, 02, 03
Field tripSuccessful completion of the Field Trip is a hurdle requirement for this subject. Includes attendance and active participation.