Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Have you ever wondered how you can achieve positive change in your community and others? How can we use social scientific approaches to bring about meaningful positive change at a local level? How do different people across different social contexts understand, value and work to bring about such change themselves? ANT1TLC combines primary anthropological methods with those of diversely related disciplines, including Sustainability and Development Studies, Aboriginal Studies, Gender Studies, Politics and Sociology. This subject is suitable as an elective for all students.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJohn Taylor

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning Activities Essay, Assignment and Quizzes

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Present a sustained complex written argument in Anthropology
02. Summarise research and arguments on a relevant topic in Anthropology
03. Apply ethical and cultural awareness to issues in Anthropology
04. Apply an anthropological perspective to local and global issues
05. Analyse local social and cultural groups and institutions in relation to historical and contemporary global processes
06. Write reflectively about anthropological issues

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Taylor

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
via LMS


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Multiple Choice Quizzes (1200 word equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Research Assignment (1300 word) Intended as formative assessment, occurring early in the teaching period.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Essay (1,500 word equivalent) Intended as summative assessment, occurring around the end of the teaching period.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6