Social Justice Development Studies

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Social Justice (Development Studies)

Master of Social Justice (Development Studies)

Students complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of core units of study;
(b) 18 credit points from selective units of study for the same stream;
(c) a maximum of 18 credit points from elective units of study;
(d) a minimum of 12 credit points from capstone units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Social Justice (Development Studies)

Students complete 48 credit points including:
(a) 18 credit points of core units of study;
(b) 18 credit points from selective units of study from the same stream; and
(c) a maximum of 12 credit points from elective units of study

Core units of study

PACS6911
Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
6    N SCWK6930
Semester 1
HRTD6901
Human Rights and the Human Rights System
6      Semester 1
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6      Semester 2
DVST6908
Social Change in the Anthropocene
6      Semester 2

Stream selective units of study

DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6    N SSCP6900
Semester 1
ANTH6916
Culture and Development: Key Concepts
6      Semester 2
ECOP6018
Economic Development: Growth and Wellbeing
6      Semester 1

Elective units of study

CISS6002
Strategy and Security in the Asia-Pacific
6      Semester 2
CISS6004
Health and Security

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 2
CISS6006
Intervention and 'Fragile' States
6      Semester 1
CISS6018
Nuclear Arms Control and Non-proliferation

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 2
DVST6902
Development: Communication and Education

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    N SSCP6901
Semester 2
DVST6905
Development Project Evaluation

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 1
ECOP6101
Political Economy: A Primer
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6103
Dynamics of Economic Change
6      Semester 2
ECOP6108
Economic Management for Sustainability

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 1
GCST5910
Health, Pleasure and Consumption

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 2
GCST6905
Gender in Cultural Theory
6      Semester 2
GOVT6116
International Organisations
6      Semester 2
GOVT6119
International Security
6      Semester 2
GOVT6123
Globalisation and Governance
6      Semester 2
GOVT6135
Global Environmental Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6147
Foundations of International Relations
6      Semester 1
GOVT6150
Challenges of Democratic Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6314
Terrorism and International Security

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 1
GOVT6316
The Politics of Policy Making
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
HRTD6903
Dynamics of Human Rights Violations
6      Semester 2
HRTD6916
Human Rights Simulation
6      Semester 1
JCTC6100
Sites of Trauma, Landscapes of Genocide
6      Semester 2a
LNGS7509
Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice
6      Semester 2
MECO6901
Media Relations
6      Semester 2
MECO6936
Social Media Communication
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PACS6901
United Nations, Peace and Security
6      Semester 1
PACS6902
Reconciliation and Conflict Transformation
6      Semester 1
PACS6909
Cultures of Violence

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 1b
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    N SCWK6935
Intensive August
PACS6915
Human Rights, Peace and Justice
6    N SCWK6941
Semester 2
PACS6917
Religion, War and Peace
6      Semester 1
PACS6921
Peace of Mind: The Psychology of Peace

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 2b
PACS6928
Community Mediation: Theory and Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Intensive April
PACS6931
Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice
6      Intensive September
PACS6934
Conflict-Sensitive Development Practice
6      Semester 2a
SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
6    N SCWK6901
Semester 1
SCLG6903
New Debates in Social Theory
6      Semester 2
SCLG6910
Comparative Welfare States

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    N SCWK6909
Semester 1
SCLG6916
Indigenous Rights - Global Issues
6      Semester 2
SCWK6910
Working with Communities

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 1a
SCWK6949
Global Social Policy
6      Semester 2
SSPS6001
Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
SSPS6002
Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
SSPS6004
Social Research Ethics
6    N SCLG6902 or SCLG3003
Semester 2
SSPS6005
Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis
6      Semester 2
WMST6902
Arguing the Point

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6   

Where students intend to complete both FASS7001 and FASS7002, they should undertake FASS7001 first then FASS7002. Do not enrol in both in one semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Capstone units of study

Students completing a Master of Social Justice are required to complete at least 12 credit points of capstone units of study. Students must complete either the dissertation project option or the placement program option.

Dissertation project units of study

SOJU6901
Social Justice Dissertation Part 1
6    N HRTD6908 or DVST6911 or PACS6904 or SCLG6906

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental permission is required.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SOJU6902
Social Justice Dissertation Part 2
6    P SOJU6901
N HRTD6909 or DVST6912 or PACS6905 or SCLG6907

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental permission is required.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Placement program units of study

SSPS6003
Vocational Placement
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Where appropriate, prior professional experience will be taken into account when assessing eligibility for this unit.
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2b
SCLG6905
Independent Research Project
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6923
Social Justice Vocational Project Design
6    N SCLG6914
Semester 1
Semester 2