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Trimester 1 and Trimester 3
|Unit chair:||P Connors|
Equivalent to 8-10 hours per week
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This unit is an enhanced off campus unit consisting of three modules. The first module provides an overview of the systems and actors involved in the humanitarian sector including the history and development of humanitarian assistance. In the second module we will explore the principles, theories and ethics that inform current practice in the field. Through the use of case studies we will examine the importance of ethical practice to successful humanitarian outcomes. In the third module we will explore the emerging trends and issues facing the humanitarian sector. This will include the rise of climate related disasters and how this will affect the future role of humanitarian actors and organisations. This will include the study of relevant case studies across geographical and cultural contexts.
Written or oral presentations (500 words each) on 3 topics across the unit, 30%, 1500 words (equivalent).
Three online quizzes, 30%, 1500 words (equivalent).
Essay, 40%, 2000 words.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.