Subject tables G - H

Units of Study G - H

Health Communication

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

Health Communication

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Health Communication must complete 24 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study and 12 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Health Communication must complete 48 credit points, including 24 credit points of core units of study and 24 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Health Communication must complete 72 credit points, including 24 credit points of core units of study, a maximum of 42 credit points of elective units of study and at least 6 credit points of capstone units of study.

Core units of study

MECO6909
Crisis Communication
6      Semester 1
MECO6919
Health Communication
6      Semester 1
MECO6927
Organisational Communication
6      Semester 2
MECO6934
Social Marketing
6      Semester 2b

Capstone units of study

MECO6904
Dissertation Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6905
Dissertation Part 2
6    P MECO6904

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6928
Media and Communication Internship
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6935
Professional Practice
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units of study

ARIN6901
Network Society
6      Semester 2
ARIN6902
Internet Governance
6      Semester 1
Summer Late
ARIN6905
New Media Audiences
6    N ARIN6903
Semester 1
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    N BETH5206


Prerequisites: A three-year undergraduate degree in science; medicine; nursing; allied health sciences; philosophy/ethics; sociology/anthropology; history; or other relevant field; or by special permission.
Semester 2
BETH5206
Introduction to Public Health Ethics
2    N BETH5203


Students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma or Master of Public Health may choose to take BETH5203 (6CP) instead of BETH5206 (2CP).
Semester 2a
BETH5207
Arts in Health
6      Semester 2
CEPI5214
Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers
4    P PUBH5018 and (CEPI5100 or PUBH5010).


Please speak to the Unit Coordinator if you have not successfully completed the prerequisite units prior to enrolling in CEPI5214.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CISS6004
Health and Security
     Semester 1
DVST6906
Culture and Politics of Health Development
6      Semester 2
EDPK5003
Developing a Research Project
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST5902
Natures and Cultures of Bodies
6      Semester 2
HPOL5000
Introduction to Health Policy
6      Semester 1
HPOL5003
Analysing Health Policy
6      Semester 2
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6      Semester 2
LAWS6052
Govt Regulation, Health Policy and Ethics
6   

MHL students may select this unit as one of the three core units required in addition to LAWS6252 or LAWS6881.
Intensive October
LAWS6839
Critical Issues in Public Health Law
6   

Core unit for GradDipPubHL students. MHL students may select this unit as one of the three core units required in addition to LAWS6252 or LAWS6881.
Intensive August
LAWS6848
Law, Business and Healthy Lifestyles
6   

This unit replaced LAWS6848 Law and Healthy Lifestyles (formerly: New Directions in Public Health Law and Policy). This unit may be substituted for LAWS6839 Critical Issues in Public Health Law as a compulsory unit in the MHL.
Intensive March
LNGS7002
Language, Society and Power
6      Semester 1
LNGS7006
Cross-Cultural Communication
6      Semester 2
MECO6900
News Writing
6    N MECO4101
Semester 1
Summer Main
MECO6901
Dealing with the Media
6      Semester 2
MECO6908
Strategy Selection in Corporate PR
6      Semester 1
MECO6915
Writing Features: Narrative Journalism
6      Semester 2
MECO6926
International Media Practice
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6936
Social Media Communication
6      Semester 1a
MIPH5014
International Health Promotion

This unit of study is not available in 2016

4    N PUBH5033


Students who have enrolled in PUBH5033 should contact the unit co-ordinator to seek permission before enrolling in MIPH5014, as there is some overlap between the two units of study.
Semester 2
MIPH5115
Women's and Children's Health
4      Semester 2
MIPH5116
Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine
4      Semester 2
MIPH5117
Global Non-Communicable Disease Control
2      Semester 2a
MIPH5124
Health Issues and Humanitarian Emergencies
4      Intensive November
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries
4      Semester 2
MKTG6203
Innovative Marketing Strategies
6   

This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Marketing and Graduate Certificate of Marketing
Semester 2
MKTG6204
Contemporary Consumer Behaviour
6    A Assumed knowledge includes the funadamentals of marketing and consumer behaviour theory.


This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Marketing and Graduate Certificate of Marketing
Semester 1
NURS5099
Promoting Health and Care in the Community
6      Semester 2
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011,CEPI5100
Semester 1
PUBH5024
Obesity and Health Promotion
2    A Basic health promotion principles
P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5033 and PUBH5020
Intensive August
PUBH5026
Mass Media Campaigns and Social Marketing
2    A Training in research methods epidemiology is advised but not essential.
P PUBH5033
Intensive August
PUBH5027
Public Health Program Evaluation Methods
2      Semester 2
PUBH5032
Making Decisions in Public Health
2      Semester 2
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
6    N MIPH5014
Semester 1
PUBH5111
Environmental Health
4      Semester 2
PUBH5114
Alcohol, Drug Use and Health
4    N PUBH5115
Semester 2
PUBH5116
Genetics and Public Health
4   

Pre-readings and some lectures will be posted on the unit's eLearning site 2-3 weeks before the course starts, and it is expected that you will look at this content before coming to the first day of the course. This will enable more time for class discussion.
Semester 2b
PUBH5118
Indigenous Health Promotion
4   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PUBH5205
Decision Analysis
2    A PUBH5302 Health Economic Evaluation
P PUBH5018 and (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100)
Semester 2b
PUBH5308
Health Workforce Policy Analysis
2      Intensive October
PUBH5309
Translational Health
2      Semester 2a
PUBH5416
Vaccines in Public Health
2    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100 or PUBH5018


Students who have not done the core units of study in epidemiology (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) or biostatistics (PUBH5018) but have previous demonstrable experience in these study areas will be required to request permission from the unit of study coordinator to enrol in this unit of study. Permission is required to ensure that students have a basic grounding in epidemiology and biostatistics. The coordinator emails the Postgraduate Student Administration Unit to advise whether or not the student has permission to enrol.
Semester 2
PUBH5418
Tobacco Control in the 21st Century
6      Intensive August
PUBH5420
Public Health Advocacy Strategies
4      Semester 2b
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication
6      Semester 2
PUBH5500
Advanced Qualitative Health Research
6    N QUAL5005
Semester 1
QUAL5005
Introducing Qualitative Health Research
4    N PUBH5500


This Unit is primarily aimed at Master of Public Health (MPH) students. Other students are encouraged to consider PUBH5500 instead of this Unit. MPH students who complete PUBH5500 can apply for a waiver for QUAL5005
Semester 1
SCLG6902
Doing Social Research
6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1
SCWK6910
Working with Communities
6      Semester 1
SEXH5008
Sex and Society
2    N SEXH5414
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
Students are advised to consult the Degree Director before enrolling in the units below.
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Academic Literacies for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
WRIT6000
Professional Writing
6      Semester 2
WRIT6001
Professional Editing
     Semester 1

Health Security

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

Health Security

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Health Security are required to complete 24 credit points, including a minimum of 12 credit points of core units of study and a maximum of 12 credit points of core elective units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Health Security a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study and a maximum of 24 credit points of core elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Health Security are required to complete 96 credit points, including a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study, a minimum of 36 credit points of core elective units of study, including a specialisation, a maximum of 30 credit points of elective units of study and a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units of study.

Agrosecurity Specialisation

Core units of study

CISS6004
Health and Security
     Semester 1
GOVT6316
Policy Making, Power and Politics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6901
Dealing with the Media
6      Semester 2
WORK6130
Leadership in Organisations

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    N ECOF5807 or ECOF6090
Semester 1

Capstone unit of study

PUBH5600
Biosecurity Seminar Series
6    P CISS6004 OR GOVT6316 OR MECO6909 OR WORK6130


This unit is a collaborative offering between the School of Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Science, the Marie Bashir Institute, and the Masters of Health Security to be offered by the Centre for Security Studies.
Semester 2

Core Elective units of study

AFNR5110
Crop Improvement
6    A Basic knowledge of plant genetics and breeding, similar to that covered by GENE4012 and GENE4013.
Semester 2
AFNR5701
Plants and the Environment
6      Semester 1
AFNR5801
Climate Change: Process, History, Issues
6    A A basic understanding of climate change processes and issues.
Semester 2
AGEC5403
Agricultural Trade

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (AGEC2001 or AGEC2101) and (AGEC2003 or AGEC2103)
N AGEC4003
Semester 1
GOVT6314
Terrorism and International Security
6      Semester 1
LAWS6252
Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System
6    N LAWS6881


International students who are required to enrol in this unit must undertake classes during the first week of their study. Health Law and Public Health students should enrol in LAWS6881 Introduction to Law for Health Professionals in lieu of LAWS6252, if available. This unit is not available to MLawIntDev students who have been granted a reduced volume of learning. Students must attend all classes on the timetabled dates as prescribed for their enrolled session/group. An Absent Fail grade may be granted to students who fail to attend the correct session/group.
Intensive April
Intensive July
Intensive March
Intensive September
RSEC5432
Environmental Economics

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6      Semester 2
VETS7010
Animal Health Policy Development
3      Semester 2a
WILD5003
Wildlife Health
6      Intensive September

Elective units of study

CISS6006
Statebuilding and 'Fragile States'
6      Semester 2
GOVT6318
Crises, Disasters and Public Management
6      Semester 1b
GOVT6319
Governance and Public Policy Making
6      Semester 1
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6      Semester 2
LAWS6864
New Tech, Risk and Environmental Law

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6   

This unit replaced LAWS6864 Genetically Modified Organisms & the Environment.
Intensive September
LAWS6320
Climate Disaster Law

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6      Intensive September
VETS7008
Hazards to Human and Animal Health
3      Semester 1a
VETS7013
Risk Analysis
3      Semester 2a
VETS7015
Surveillance, Preparedness & Response

This unit of study is not available in 2016

3      Semester 2a
VETS7017
Food Safety
3      Semester 1a
WILD5006
Ex Situ Wildlife Management
6      Intensive May

Research Track

Students wishing to complete the research track must complete 12CP from the below options – these 12 credits replace 12 credits in the Electives:
AFNR4101
Research Project A
12    P 144 credit points of level 1000-3000 units of study
Semester 1
AFNR5901
Research Review
6    C AFNR5904
N AFNR5902 or AFNR5903

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
AFNR5904
Research Proposal and Approach
6    C AFNR5901

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
AFNR5905
Research Paper
6    P AFNR5901 and AFNR5904
C AFNR5906
Semester 1
Semester 2

Biodefence and Biosafety Specialisation

Core units of study

CISS6004
Health and Security
     Semester 1
GOVT6316
Policy Making, Power and Politics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6901
Dealing with the Media
6      Semester 2
WORK6130
Leadership in Organisations

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    N ECOF5807 or ECOF6090
Semester 1

Capstone unit of study

PUBH5600
Biosecurity Seminar Series
6    P CISS6004 OR GOVT6316 OR MECO6909 OR WORK6130


This unit is a collaborative offering between the School of Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Science, the Marie Bashir Institute, and the Masters of Health Security to be offered by the Centre for Security Studies.
Semester 2

Core Elective units of study

BETH5000
Critical Concepts in Bioethics
6      Semester 2
BETH5101
Introduction to Ethical Reasoning
6      Semester 1
GOVT6138
Gender, Family and the State
6      Semester 2
GOVT6314
Terrorism and International Security
6      Semester 1
HIMT5069
Health Care Systems

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    N HSBH1009 or HSBH3003
Semester 1
ITLS6007
Disaster Relief Operations
6    N TPTM6390
Semester 2
ITLS6301
Ports Management
6      Intensive January
ITLS6401
Airport Management
6    C ITLS5000 or TPTM5001 or ITLS5100 or TPTM6241
Semester 1
LAWS6252
Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System
6    N LAWS6881


International students who are required to enrol in this unit must undertake classes during the first week of their study. Health Law and Public Health students should enrol in LAWS6881 Introduction to Law for Health Professionals in lieu of LAWS6252, if available. This unit is not available to MLawIntDev students who have been granted a reduced volume of learning. Students must attend all classes on the timetabled dates as prescribed for their enrolled session/group. An Absent Fail grade may be granted to students who fail to attend the correct session/group.
Intensive April
Intensive July
Intensive March
Intensive September
LAWS6856
Anti-Terrorism Law
6    N CISS6011


This unit replaced LAWS6856 Terrorism and Counterterrorism Policy and Law.
Intensive September

Elective units of study

AGEC5403
Agricultural Trade

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (AGEC2001 or AGEC2101) and (AGEC2003 or AGEC2103)
N AGEC4003
Semester 1
BETH5201
Ethics and Biotechnology
6   

If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the co-ordinator may choose to teach this Unit of Study in online mode only.
Semester 1
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    N BETH5206


Prerequisites: A three-year undergraduate degree in science; medicine; nursing; allied health sciences; philosophy/ethics; sociology/anthropology; history; or other relevant field; or by special permission.
Semester 2
CISS6006
Statebuilding and 'Fragile States'
6      Semester 2
HIMT5065
Project Management

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
GOVT6319
Governance and Public Policy Making
6      Semester 1
LAWS6920
Global Health Law
6      Intensive July
LAWS6864
New Tech, Risk and Environmental Law

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6   

This unit replaced LAWS6864 Genetically Modified Organisms & the Environment.
Intensive September
LAWS6839
Critical Issues in Public Health Law
6   

Core unit for GradDipPubHL students. MHL students may select this unit as one of the three core units required in addition to LAWS6252 or LAWS6881.
Intensive August
MIPH5008
Travel and Tropical Medicine
2      Intensive October
MIPH5124
Health Issues and Humanitarian Emergencies
4      Intensive November
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011,CEPI5100
Semester 1
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication
6      Semester 2

Research Track

Students wishing to complete the research track must complete 12CP from the below options – these 12 credits replace 12 credits in the Electives:
CISS6009
Research Essay 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
CISS6010
Research Essay 2
6    P Completion of a minimum of 4 units with an average of 75%
C CISS6009

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6340
Dissertation Part 1
6    P Completion of 4 postgraduate units - 75% or above average

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6341
Dissertation Part 2
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Human and Animal Health Specialisation

Core units of study

CISS6004
Health and Security
     Semester 1
GOVT6316
Policy Making, Power and Politics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6901
Dealing with the Media
6      Semester 2
WORK6130
Leadership in Organisations

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    N ECOF5807 or ECOF6090
Semester 1

Captsone unit of study

PUBH5600
Biosecurity Seminar Series
6    P CISS6004 OR GOVT6316 OR MECO6909 OR WORK6130


This unit is a collaborative offering between the School of Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Science, the Marie Bashir Institute, and the Masters of Health Security to be offered by the Centre for Security Studies.
Semester 2

Core Elective units of study

HIMT5069
Health Care Systems

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    N HSBH1009 or HSBH3003
Semester 1
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6      Semester 2
MIPH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
4      Semester 2
MIPH5131
Foundations of International Health
6   

Departmental permission required for non-MIPH students
Semester 1
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011,CEPI5100
Semester 1
PUBH5117
Communicable Disease Control
6      Semester 2
VETS7008
Hazards to Human and Animal Health
3      Semester 1a
VETS7015
Surveillance, Preparedness & Response

This unit of study is not available in 2016

3      Semester 2a

Elective units of study

HIMT5067
Evidence Based Health Care
6      Semester 1
HPOL5003
Analysing Health Policy
6      Semester 2
MIPH5132
Global Disease Burden and Research Methods
6   

Departmental permission required for non-MIPH students
Semester 1
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries
4      Semester 2
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
6    N MIPH5014
Semester 1
PUBH5030
Public Health: Achievements and Challenges
2    A Basic science
Semester 1
PUBH5421
Infection Prevention in Healthcare
6      Semester 2
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication
6      Semester 2
QUAL5005
Introducing Qualitative Health Research
4    N PUBH5500


This Unit is primarily aimed at Master of Public Health (MPH) students. Other students are encouraged to consider PUBH5500 instead of this Unit. MPH students who complete PUBH5500 can apply for a waiver for QUAL5005
Semester 1
VETS7009
Animal Health Economics
3      Semester 2b
VETS7012
Wildlife Epidemiology
3    P VETS7004


Elective Units of Study offered online will not normally be run with less than 6 participants and are usually only offered every second year. All units offered are subject to class size limitations.
Semester 1b
VETS7013
Risk Analysis
3      Semester 2a
VETS7015
Surveillance, Preparedness & Response

This unit of study is not available in 2016

3      Semester 2a
WILD5003
Wildlife Health
6      Intensive September
WILD5006
Ex Situ Wildlife Management
6      Intensive May

Reseach Track

Students wishing to complete the research track must complete 12CP from the below options – these 12 credits replace 12 credits in the Electives
PUBH5034
Public Health Capstone
4    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018 and PUBH5030 and PUBH5033 and (PUBH5500 or QUAL5005 or PUBH5031)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study is an elective for students who commenced in 2013 and 2014
Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5102
Special Project in Public Health
2    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students negotiate with a public health staff member to be their supervisor on an agreed project. The student informs the Unit co-ordinator, who emails the Postgraduate Student Administration Unit permission to allow the student to enrol.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS7018
Research Paper A
6    C VETS7005

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS7019
Research Paper B
6    C VETS7018
Semester 1
Semester 2

Human Rights

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

Human Rights

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Human Rights must complete 24 credit points of core units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Human Rights must complete 48 credit points, including 24 credit points of core units of study and 24 credit points from elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Human Rights must complete 72 credit points, including 24 credit points from core units of study, 24 credit points from elective units of study, 18 credit points from either the Internship or the Dissertation pathway and a minimum of 6 credit points from capstone units of study.

Core units of study

GEOS5501
Human Rights and the Environment
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2a
HRTD6901
Human Rights: Norms and Mechanisms 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
HRTD6903
Dynamics of Human Rights Violations
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The Summer Main session is delivered by a collaborating institution in intensive mode as part of the MHRD program only ('Regional Learning Hub'). The Semester 2 session is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
Summer Main
SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
6    N SCWK6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1

Elective units of study

FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Academic Literacies for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
BETH5103
Biomedicine and Society
6   

If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the co-ordinator may choose to teach this Unit of Study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 2
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    N BETH5206


Prerequisites: A three-year undergraduate degree in science; medicine; nursing; allied health sciences; philosophy/ethics; sociology/anthropology; history; or other relevant field; or by special permission.
Semester 2
CISS6006
Statebuilding and 'Fragile States'
6      Semester 2
DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6    N SSCP6900


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
DVST6902
Development: Communication and Education
6    N SSCP6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
Semester 2
DVST6905
Development Project Evaluation
6      Semester 1
ECOP6101
Core Concepts in Political Economy
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6130
Human Rights and International Development
6    N SCLG6912


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
GOVT6119
International Security
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6210
Special Topics in International Studies

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6      Winter Main
GOVT6220
The State, Secession, and Civil War
6      Semester 1
HRTD6902
Human Rights/Democratisation Research
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
HRTD6904
Democratisation: Theory and Practices
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
HRTD6906
The Philosophy of Human Rights
6    N PHIL7607


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
PACS6901
United Nations, Peace and Security
6      Semester 1
PACS6911
Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
6    N SCWK6930
Semester 1
Semester 2
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media
   N SCWK6935
Intensive August
PACS6915
Human Rights, Peace and Justice
6    N SCWK6941
Semester 2
PACS6923
The Human Right to Food
6      Semester 2
PACS6927
Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6      Intensive September
SCLG6902
Doing Social Research
6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1
SCLG6903
New Debates in Social Theory
6      Semester 2
SCLG6905
Independent Study and Report
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6910
Social Policy International Perspectives

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    N SCWK6909
Semester 1
SCLG6918
Introductory Quantitative Methods

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6      Semester 1
SCWK6910
Working with Communities
6      Semester 1
SCWK6949
Global Social Policy
6      Semester 2

Dissertation pathway

HRTD6909
Dissertation Part 1
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions. Prerequisites: a minimum of 24 credit points completed as part of either the Master of Human Rights (MHR) or Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD), or by departmental permission
Semester 1
Semester 2
HRTD6911
Dissertation Part 2
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions. Prerequisites: a minimum of 24 credit points completed as part of either the Master of Human Rights (MHR) or Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD), or by departmental permission
Semester 1
Semester 2

Internship pathway

MIPH5219
International Health Project Management
6    N : MIPH5220
Semester 2
SCLG6913
Human Rights Internship A

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P 24 credit points from the Master of Human Rights program or 24 credit points from the Development Studies program

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6914
Social Justice Internship B
6    P 24 credit points from the Master of Human Rights program or 24 credit points from the Development Studies program or 24 credit points from the Peace and Conflict Studies program.
C SCLG6913

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Capstone units of study

HRTD6916
Human Rights Simulation
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1

Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific regional program)

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

Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific)

Candidates for the Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific) regional program are required to complete 60 credit points as follows: - a minimum of 24 credit points of units of study to be completed at the University of Sydney; - a minimum of 24 credit points of units of study be undertaken at (a) collaborating institution/s including 18 credit points of elective units of study as a research component comprising either a dissertation or an internship; - a minimum of 30 credit points of core units of study; - a minimum of 12 credit points of core elective units of study. Note that students supported by an MHRD scholarship are required to undertake full-time candidacy following a set pattern of study as described by the Degree Director.
Core units of study
HRTD6901
Human Rights: Norms and Mechanisms 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
HRTD6902
Human Rights/Democratisation Research
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
HRTD6903
Dynamics of Human Rights Violations
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The Summer Main session is delivered by a collaborating institution in intensive mode as part of the MHRD program only ('Regional Learning Hub'). The Semester 2 session is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
Summer Main
HRTD6904
Democratisation: Theory and Practices
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
HRTD6908
Critical and Emerging Regional Issues
6    P HRTD6901 and HRTD6902

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the collaborating institutions.
Semester 1
Core elective units of study
HRTD6905
Human Rights & Democratisation Intensive

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904
C HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive January
Intensive November
HRTD6906
The Philosophy of Human Rights
6    N PHIL7607


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
HRTD6916
Human Rights Simulation
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
GEOS5501
Human Rights and the Environment
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2a
DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6    N SSCP6900


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
DVST6902
Development: Communication and Education
6    N SSCP6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6130
Human Rights and International Development
6    N SCLG6912


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
MIPH5129
Dissertation B
6    P Minimum 70% or greater WAM in the first 24 credit points of coursework

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is only available after completion of 48 credit points. This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
6    N SCWK6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
WORK5002
People, Work and Employment
6   

Foundation Unit for MHRM&IR. This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
Semester 2a
ARTS7000
Academic Communication for Postgraduates

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6   

It is strongly advised that all students enrolling in this elective complete it during their first semester of study, or in Summer or Winter school when available. ARTS7000 is recommended for two main groups: 1) International postgraduate students who have not completed their Bachelor award at a university where English was the medium of instruction. 2) Domestic postgraduates who have not been in an academic environment for a prolonged period of time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Elective units of study
Availability of elective units are subject to change, depending on the partner institutions, and students should discuss available options with the Degree Director.
Candidates choose from one of the following options:
1. Dissertation
HRTD6909
Dissertation Part 1
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions. Prerequisites: a minimum of 24 credit points completed as part of either the Master of Human Rights (MHR) or Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD), or by departmental permission
Semester 1
Semester 2
HRTD6911
Dissertation Part 2
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions. Prerequisites: a minimum of 24 credit points completed as part of either the Master of Human Rights (MHR) or Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD), or by departmental permission
Semester 1
Semester 2
2. Internship
HRTD6910
Internship A
12    P HRTD6901 and HRTD6902

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.
Semester 1
HRTD6912
Internship B
6    P HRTD6901 and HRTD6902

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.
Semester 1