Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students research a current real-world social or political issue and create a proposal for change. Students work in small teams throughout the semester, identifying their problem and researching its extent with a view to proposing a realistic solution. This will be presented as a formal written submission and an engaging awareness campaign.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSara James

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesIn class discussions, Research Scoping Assessment and Campaign Pitch and Reflection Assessment

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 60 credit points of level 1 subjects. Must be enrolled in BHIT


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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Work collaboratively to formulate an innovative response to a contemporary social issue
02. Practice creative problem solving skills
03. Demonstrate research skills, including the ability to succinctly summarise research
04. Effective communication of complex ideas in oral and written formats
05. Reflect critically on the collaborative process, incorporating feedback from peers and teachers

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