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This course focuses on the development of the practice skills needed by students to engage well with individuals and community groups.
Demonstrate critical thinking and organisational skillsEngage in self-directed learningDemonstrate skills needed for individual and community engagement Demonstrate the skills needed to acquire, understand and assess information from a range of sourcesDemonstrate knowledge and application of a framework for community analysis that includes bicultural componentsDemonstrate knowledge relevant to working with a range of ethnically, sexuality, ability, age, and linguistically diverse populations.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
With the permission of the Programme Co-ordinator.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
• Required readings, recommended readings and materials used in each lecture will be available to be downloaded from LEARN• Regularly check your LEARN page for updates.
Domestic fee $785.00
International fee $3,500.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
Maximum enrolment is 40
For further information see
Language, Social and Political Sciences.