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Perfect for those interested in global history and why society is structured the way it is, this Human Rights and Development unit will expand your knowledge and open you up to new ways of perceiving the world.
Through this unit from Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, you will learn to critique how economies and countries have been shaped by the rise and fall of empires and by the abuse and mistreatment of Indigenous populations. You will look into colonialist development, gender, and the role of international financial and trade institutions, and how these developments can adversely affect Indigenous populations. A subject for someone interested in society and its development; this unit perfectly complements any background interest in economics, politics and law as well as being a core component of human rights courses.
To enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this Human Rights and Development unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This online course in Human Rights and Development is a helpful unit of study for a wide range of professional and academic roles. An expert in this field will have a wide range of opportunities in the media, charity, politics and law as well as having a broader understanding of socio-economic ideas for potential further study.
By completing the unit, you will gain invaluable knowledge of human rights and development theories and be able to criticise them. It will also give you a broader knowledge of how the media covers human rights and the positive and negative aspects of this coverage. These kinds of skills won't just make you an expert in human rights and development but will also make you a more perceptive and analytical person. Being aware of contextual problems, and having a human rights framework to address them with, will help you be far more adept at solving problems and researching the reasons for them; a key component in almost any career path.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.