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HSW707 - Addressing Violence and Abuse

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)^, CBD*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Sarah Epstein

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are also expected to attend a 1 day seminar at Waterfront (Geelong), likely to be held in Week 8 of Trimester (subject to final timetabling by the University)

Note:

^Students enrol as Cloud (online); however there are significant campus requirements
*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit will give students an introduction to different forms of violence and abuse. Students will examine the social and political underpinnings of violence in society, with particular attention to their gendered and intersectional dimensions. It will provide an overview of definitions and causes of violence and abuse and it will explore interventions at the individual and social levels. Students will explore ways in which they can support survivors, work with perpetrators and develop strategies for preventing violence and abuse.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Written assignment (2500 words) 50%
Assessment task 2: Group assignment and Powerpoint presentation 35%
Assessment task 3: Written assignment (750 words) 15%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$782$2318$2987

* 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.

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