Not currently available in 2020

Unit description

Addresses issues related to working and teaching in a multicultural setting, including social justice, equity, rights and diversity of cultural and Indigenous perspectives. Students reflect critically on their own cultural awareness and competence, identify the social and educational needs of diverse communities, and consider how these can be addressed through inclusive service design and delivery.

Unit content

  • Social justice, equity, rights and responsibilities
  • Embracing and promoting cultural and Indigenous perspectives
  • Knowing yourself - cultural awareness and cultural competence
  • Recognising diversity and difference in your colleagues, clients and/or students
  • Strategies for changing your practice
  • Diversity in specific contexts: designing relevant and inclusive strategies and services

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment


Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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