Human Rights and Democratisation Intensive (HRTD6905)


This intensive unit will bring students together with human rights and democratisation practitioners from the Asia Pacific region and beyond to provide a focused engagement with issues of critical concern. Topics for the intensive will change annually subject to contemporary trends. The unit emphasises the translation of theory to practice and asks students to engage with the practicalities of application and importance of context. Examples of topics are: national human rights institutions, migrations and refugees and development. This unit may be taught offshore.

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9am-5pm Monday to Friday (35hrs)


1x4500wd (equivalent) assignment (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.