HUMN 7016 Diversity in Practice

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 102183

Coordinator Jane Durie Opens in new window

Description This subject offers students the opportunity to systematically apply the theories and concepts developed in the Difference and Diversity and /or Religion and Society Specialisations to a project relevant to students' areas of professional practice, or interest. The focus of the project will be drawn from those issues of race, class, sexuality, disability, gender, religion and ethnicity embedded in the theoretical and conceptual work undertaken in the earlier subjects of the named specialisations.

School Social Sciences

Discipline Studies In Human Society

Student Contribution Band

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Pre-requisite(s) HUMN 7044 AND
HUMN 7030


Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate and apply social theories, concepts and issues to a specific project context;
  2. Undertake in-depth analysis and critique of relevant literature, policy and/or media and present an oral synthesis;
  3. Present in written form a synthesis of the in-depth analysis and critique;
  4. Plan, undertake and complete a self-directed project at master level of study.

Subject Content

Project Planning
Relate theories of Difference and Diversity to the development and completion of a project
Review and critically analyse literature, policy and/or and media relevant to the project
Research/write the complexities and intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, religion, disability and so on as appropriate within the project context
Project report requirements


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Proposal 2000 words 30 N Individual
Presentation 15 minutes 20 N Individual
Report 3000 words 50 N Individual

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