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SCLG6923: Social Justice Vocational Project Design

This unit of study provides students with practical training in experiential learning methodologies with application to working in the social justice sector. Students will also be introduced to cross-cutting issues in the sector, such as funding, and will receive training in vocational competencies, such as cultural competence and project management. Assessment in this unit of study allows students to critically apply their own area study and/or disciplinary lenses in setting professional development goals and planning a future project. Department permission required.

Code SCLG6923
Academic unit Sociology and Criminology
Credit points 6

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

  • LO1. critically discuss the value of experiential learning for social justice work and make connections between theory and practice
  • LO2. understand and engage key ethical debates that apply to social justice work and training
  • LO3. demonstrate comprehension of key operational principles, debates and skills that apply to social justice work
  • LO4. demonstrate competency in new vocational skills relevant to work in the social justice sector
  • LO5. undertake independent research that permits a deep exploration of a vocational experience through a scholarly lens.