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Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: Six weeks of study, 4-6 hours per week...

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Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Practice evaluating on-the-ground problems to identify pertinent solutionsPractice navigating online in order to engage with specialised resourcesLearn to engage with technical concepts language and materialsPractice sifting complex factual information to identify important features and trendsLearn to apply technical legal and policy categories to a range of factual scenarios

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Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: Six weeks of study, 4-6 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Week one: Course Introduction and 'A world of refugees'

6 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 14 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 readings
Key information about course assignments and graded assessments15m
Recommended background reading1h 1m
Week 1: A world of refugees - overview10m
Essential reading for Week 11h 30m
Note on the 'Global South' and 'Global North'10m
1 practice exercise
(Graded) Week 1 assessment quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Week two: Who is a refugee?

4 hours to complete
1 video (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Essential reading for Week 22h
1 practice exercise
(Graded) Week two assessment quiz1h
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Week three: The global 'system' of refugee protection

4 hours to complete
1 video (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Essential reading for Week 32h 30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Week four: Solving the 'refugee problem'

5 hours to complete
1 video (Total 7 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Essential reading for Week 42h 30m
1 practice exercise
(Graded) Week 4 assessment quiz45m

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