Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit will introduce students to UN international declaration, conventions and covenants on human rights. It will consider the objectives of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities 2006 and evaluate its success to date in achieving those objectives; it will identify the development of human rights and the rights-based approach to development including a Christian worldview; Students will engage in the analysis of equality, diversity and inclusion legislation and the interplay of this in society. Students will explore key legislation regarding human rights, equality and anti-discrimination. It will also cover the use of power, politics and the place of civil society in the governance of human rights


Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Face to face: Semester 2, 2021; Semester 2, 2022; Semester 2, 2023; Semester 2, 2024; Semester 2, 2025, and Semester 2, 2026 (Every Year, Semester 2)
Face to face: (Every Year, Semester 2)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.