Poverty, HIV/AIDS and Development PG (8771.4)
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|School Of Arts And Communications||Post Graduate Level|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the developing world;
2. Analyse the impact of HIV/AIDS from a human development perspective;
3. Engage with ongoing debates regarding the interconnections between HIV/AIDS, poverty and development;
4. Understand the nature and significance of the HIV/AIDS-poverty nexus;
5. Understand and assess the potential for development practice to address HIV/AIDS and its effects;
6. Understand the links between HIV/AIDS, security and development, and the significance of recent attempts to securitize the HIV/AIDS epidemic; and
7. Articulate and present critique appropriate for studies at post-graduate level.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
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This unit covers a large amount of material from different areas. There is no single textbook that adequately covers these themes. The required readings will all be available on Canvas .
Required IT skills
Basic wordprocessing skills.
Ability to use powerpoint or equivalent.
Ability to use Canvas.
Ability to use library databases and e-journals for research purposes.
Work placement, internships or practicums