Humanitarian Action in Practice, Minor (0327)

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0327

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

This specialisation links subjects from the School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment, and the School of Social Sciences to develop key practice skills in the humanitarian and development sectors. Using innovative materials co-designed and delivered with industry partners (e.g. Engineers Without Borders, RedR) students will gain comprehensive knowledge and socio-technical skills for dealing with real-world humanitarian problems via sustainable, community-centered approaches. It offers opportunities to co-develop change with regional and international industry partners and local communities in other countries to develop humanitarian engineering interventions within this emerging career pathway.

Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Parramatta City Campus Full-time Internal edbe@westernsydney,edu.au
Parramatta City Campus Part-time Internal edbe@westernsydney,edu.au

This major is included in Bachelor of Design and Technology, Bachelor of Industrial Design, Bachelor of Industrial Design, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering Advanced (Honours), Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology, Bachelor of Humanitarian Development Studies, Bachelor of Policing, Bachelor of Social Science and Bachelor of Social Science (Advanced)

Please follow the recommended sequence for your program as noted below.

Select the link for your program below to see details of the major

Design and Technology, Industrial Design and ICT

Students enrolled in Bachelor of Design and Technology, Bachelor of Industrial Design, Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours) or Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology must complete 40 credit points as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
ENGR 1024Introduction to Engineering Practice10
HUMN 2017Complex Emergencies and International Guidelines10
BUSM 2043Project Management in Humanitarian and Development Studies10
ENGR 3032Humanitarian Design and Practice 10
Total Credit Points40

Engineering

Students enrolled in Engineering programs must complete 40 credit points as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
ENGR 1043Co-Designing Change with Local Communities10
HUMN 2017Complex Emergencies and International Guidelines10
BUSM 2043Project Management in Humanitarian and Development Studies10
ENGR 3032Humanitarian Design and Practice 10
Total Credit Points40

Social Sciences

Students enrolled in Social Science programs must complete 40 credit points as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
HUMN 2017Complex Emergencies and International Guidelines10
BUSM 2043Project Management in Humanitarian and Development Studies10
ENGR 3032Humanitarian Design and Practice 10
Select one of the following:10
Introduction to Engineering Practice
Co-Designing Change with Local Communities
Total Credit Points40

No results found.