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

LAW3SAE

2020

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 3 - 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 conditionsN/A

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, 2020, Summer, 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.

Practical Week: 45
Fourteen 10.0 days practical per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 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.