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SCLG6913: Social Justice Vocational Placement

This unit offers students the opportunity to gain a working knowledge of social justice practice by undertaking a project-based placement in a domestic or international organisation. Under the supervision of the organisation, students undertake a specific focused task or set of tasks relevant to the organisation's mandate. Building on knowledge and skills developed in SCLG6923, this unit allows students to draw links between their practical project and scholarship relevant to their host degree program. Completion of this unit of study is assessed as pass/fail. Department permission required.

Code SCLG6913
Academic unit Sociology and Criminology
Credit points 6
24 credit points at 6000 level and including SCLG6923

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. be familiar with the development and operation of social justice organisations through first-hand experience gained in an internship placement
  • LO2. have gained new vocational skills and understanding and confidence of the application of scholarly skills and knowledge in social justice practice
  • LO3. reflect on the intersection of scholarship and practice in the social justice sector and to identify any key gaps in knowledge and skills
  • LO4. articulate and reflect on personal learning goals for professional development and to understand and articulate these in the context of the social justice sector.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.