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  • Paris! Berlioz to the Ballets RussesMUSI20120

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Walter Benjamin called Paris the capital of the 19th century. This subject examines some of the ways in which Paris was a centre for musical activity in the 19th century. It looks at the importance of music criticism, music societies, theatres/companies and exhibitions. Repertoire is examined fro...

  • Managing Employee RelationsMGMT20009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Why regulate employment? Do unions have too much power? How should pay be set? How can disputes at work be resolved? Should employees share in decision-making with management? These questions are central to contemporary debates over the policies and practices governing the relationship between ma...

  • Body, Mind and Medicine: A DissectionUNIB20013

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This interdisciplinary subject will explore the dynamic and shifting relationship between body and mind in medical theory and practice. We will look at the triumphs and tragedies of medicine – the spectacular therapeutic breakthroughs of vaccines and antibiotics, and the disturbing ethical low po...

  • Decadent LiteratureENGL30016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines decadence as a textual, historical, sexual and cultural formation, across a range of literary texts of the 19th and early 20th centuries. A predominantly masculine mode of radical aestheticism, manifesting symptoms of cultural crisis and informed by anxieties about class, ge...

  • Music and Film since 1900MUSI30004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will develop an understanding of the multiple roles of music in relation to film over the last century. The impact of musical and operatic genres on film narrative will be explored, as will different theoretical and directorial concepts of the function of the film score. The film musical...

  • Employment LawLAWS30029

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A survey of the law governing employment and human resource management, in a policy context. This subject includes analysis of: Recruitment and contract formation;Employment standards such as wages and leave entitlements;Bullying at work;Collective bargaining; andPerformance management and dism...

  • Australian Politics in the Long RunPOLS30007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is an opportunity to study Australian politics over historical time, by examining points of crisis and conflict in our history, as well as by assessing the apparent resilience of our political structures. Wars and economic crises send shudders through political systems, but ours has ...

  • Sex, Gender and PowerGEND20001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject offers an in depth look at questions of gender, sex and sexuality exploring recent histories of feminist, queer, affect and transgender theory. This course considers how notions of power have changed in relation to understanding gender and sexuality, from structural understandings of...

  • European ModernismEURO20002

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    European modernism refers to a wide range of experimental and avant-garde trends in literature and arts at the end of the 19th and early 20th century and has proven a major influence on current (Western) literature, film and the arts. This course introduces students to key themes of modernist lit...

  • Analysing Professional CommunicationMECM20012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Effective communication is the key to successful practice in many disciplines. This subject details how talk is managed in a range of professional settings, including: education (e.g. teacher-student interactions); medicine (e.g. doctor-patient consultations), psychology (e.g. counselling), law (...

  • Race and Ethnic PoliticsPOLS30036

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines race and ethnicity’s interaction with governing institutions, political parties, courts, social movements and political processes. It brings together several approaches to politics – historical institutionalism, behavioralism, policy analysis, comparative studies, and normat...

  • Business in AsiaIBUS20001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Asia is a diverse and complex region. The subject investigates the key elements and dynamics of the changing business environment in Asian countries. Particular attention is paid to the relationship between the economy, business and domestic politics and to the impact of international trends. Top...

  • Australia in the WorldHIST20070

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    What is Australia’s place in the world? Has it shifted over time? If so, how? And why? This subject seeks answers to these questions. If offers a broad overview of Australia’s place in the world in the twentieth century. The subject will be of interest not only to students drawn to Australian his...

  • Enacting ShakespeareEDUC20084

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The enacting of Shakespeare will be explored through a pedagogy entailing an active, embodied participatory and critical approach and drawing on techniques of Open Space Learning (OSL). There will be an emphasis on contemporary pedagogical and theatre-based approaches to engage learners and pract...

  • Critical TheoriesSOTH30001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The aim of this subject is to introduce students to and critically examine the major debates in contemporary critical theories from Western Marxism to postmodernism. These critical theories include the German Frankfurt School, French poststructuralism, the Budapest School, post-Marxism and femini...

  • Making Movies 3FLTV30013

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Making Movies 3 takes place at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) and the VCA Southbank campus. Continuing the how and why of filmmaking, from the filmmaker’s point of view, this capstone experience concludes the Making Movies breadth stream, at this iconic Melbourne event. This se...

  • Indonesian Languages in Social ContextINDO30017

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on the role of personal, societal, and historical contexts in the use and development of languages in the Indonesian archipelago, focussing on specific Indonesian societies (eg. Batak, Javanese, Maluku) and the Indonesian nation as a whole. The subject engages with issues of ...

  • Victorian Radicals, Revolution & ReformENGL20025

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces nineteenth century political writing, tracing the cultures of radicalism, reaction and liberal reform that punctuated Queen Victoria’s reign. It focuses on the age of mass resistance, and the often fearful reactions that dissent inspired in social and political elites. Dic...

  • Digital Design and FabricationENVS20001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will serve as an introduction to digital design and workflow from ideas to the making of physical artefacts. It will introduce students to contemporary digital design software, tools and technology with a broader view of using these tools, mediums and techniques for design purposes a...

  • Creating Music For AdvertisingMUSI20167

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces the basics of making music for advertising including, the jingle, sound as persuasion, working to a brief and in a collective, the function of music in advertising and creating music for mass media and multimedia. Creating music for advertising is delivered in two parts: l...