Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you widen the scope of your studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences. You take studies beyond the classroom. You can either apply to undertake a group community project or an individual project that links to the work of a La Trobe researcher in the Humanities and Social Sciences. In all instances, the subject aims to enable you to apply your knowledge and skills either to benefit a community organisation, or to implement a community project. You will be expected to devote anything from 100 to 250 hours to your project. You will develop practical employability skills in a professional setting. You will also reflect on how those skills benefit a professional setting. Enrolment in this subject requires Subject Coordinator's approval. To express interest in this subject, please email

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdrian Jones

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesHalf-day symposium, online modules, community project

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Including HUS1FAS and HUS2NGP, or their recognised equivalents, 105-credit-points at any level, or subject coordinator's approval


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. Apply your critical problem solving skills when identifying issues that affect the community
02. Identify your role within a team, and comprehend group dynamics on decision making, leadership and problem solving
03. Speak and write effectively to a wide variety of stakeholders
04. Understand and be sensitive to issues of cultural and social diversity
05. Work co-operatively with a local organisation to develop innovative and sustainable solutions to a community problem

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