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  • Music Language 2: Chromaticism & BeyondMUSI20061

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 2Year:2019

    Building on the knowledge acquired in Music Language 1, Music Language 2 continues with a survey of chromatic harmony, select thematic and contrapuntal devices, and form, up to the beginnings of the dissolution of functional harmony in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Students will be expe...

  • Music Theatre: From Chorus To EnsembleMUST10009

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is an introduction to musical theatre through both an historical examination of its development and a practical experience of number of the key works of the genre through singing large ensemble songs. The diversity of styles of music theatre music and singing will be identified throu...

  • Sound in PerformanceMUSI10223

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Sound is capable of communicating ideas in different ways to visual elements in a design for performance. This subject explores the way sound is used as artistic mediums in the development of a performance. Applications of sound and music are integral to performance environments. Through a series...

  • University Orchestral Ensembles 2MUSI20123

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The Orchestral Ensembles (including large instrumental bands and orchestras) play an important role in the educational and performance activities of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Students participating in Orchestral Ensembles gain invaluable experience through rehearsing and performing a...

  • World Music Choir 1MUSI20143

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to unaccompanied vocal traditions from around the world. Through weekly lectures, students learn to recognise the musical, social, and political significance of traditional and contemporary vocal styles of Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas. In weekly rehearsal...

  • Australia NowMULT20013

    Offered:Semester 1, Winter Term, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to key social, political and environmental issues which are shaping contemporary Australia. It is ideal for international students, for students whose main area of study lies outside the humanities, and for students who wish to gain a broad understanding of the co...

  • Developmental PsychologyPSYC20008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines cognitive, biological, and social developmental psychology in infancy, childhood and adolescence. Contemporary theories as well as recent and historical accounts of development will be reviewed.  Subject topics will highlight major themes that have shaped thinking in develo...

  • Australian Indigenous PoliticsMULT20008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject studies Australian indigenous politics in the comparative context of settler societies. First, it explores their historical dispossession and exclusion that left Indigenous people as citizens without rights, and economically and socially marginalized in their own country. Second, it e...

  • Global Literature and PostcolonialismENGL30006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students examine examples of postcolonial literature, many of which also belong to the category of global literature. In addition to learning about the different cultural contexts from which the texts emerged, students learn about the different narrative techniques and styles that...

  • Crime and CultureCRIM30006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Cinema and television have become immensely popular and influential cultural forms. This subject investigates the relationship between crime and culture by focusing on representations of crime and justice in film and television. The subject considers these representations in the context of recent...

  • Italian 9ITAL30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject involves a detailed analysis of a number of Italian texts, literary and non-literary, for the purpose of familiarising students with various registers and styles. There are regular oral and written practical exercises. The literature section provides an opportunity for students to pr...

  • Poetry and PoeticsCWRI30006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students in this subject will inquire into a wide range of traditional and contemporary stylistic practices in poetry and poetics. Students will analyse and present discussions on a variety of poetic texts and recent works on poetics, before applying central poetic styles in their own writing. Th...

  • Global CriminologyCRIM30002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Global Criminology examines crime and deviance from on a global scale. A new area of criminological research, this subject focuses on crime problems that have typically gone below the criminological radar. The subject will ask students to think about the problem of crime outside the traditional p...

  • Hebrew 3HEBR20005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject students extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with authentic texts with a particular focus on developing the skills of reading, writing and conversing in Hebrew, with emphasis on grammatical structures and expansion of vocabulary. Stude...

  • Latin 3CLAS10012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students with some previous knowledge of Latin (VCE level or equivalent). Students examine Roman rhetorical practice through the study of an oratorical text, such as a speech of Cicero. In addition, work is undertaken on grammar and syntax to revise, consolidate and e...

  • Hebrew 2HEBR10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students revise the basic elements covered in semester one, continue with word formation, reading, writing and simple conversation. Students are introduced to more complex grammar and syntax as well as an historical perspective of the language. On completion, students should have...

  • City CulturesCULS30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to a variety of ways in which city cultures have defined and articulated popular culture and critical social theory. Students will be introduced to contemporary urban narratives of places and spaces through a focus on city cultures, from Melbourne, New York, ...

  • Underworld and AfterlifeANCW30011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The journey to the underworld, the existence of an afterlife, the survival of the bereaved, the mummification of the dead, the sacrifice of virgins, communicating with ghosts - the ancient world blossomed with myths and rituals associated with all these things. This subject focuses on these topic...

  • Ensemble Filmmaking, Art and IndustrySCRN20014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject re-thinks the enduring notion of authorship and its central place in the production and reception of films and other screen media. Through a detailed examination of films and filmmakers operating in global art cinema and Hollywood, students will encounter critical ideas about authors...

  • Variation in Japanese LanguageJAPN30012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The diversity of language within Japanese, be it phonetical, lexical, morphological, grammatical and strategical, exist according to the speaker’s gender, age, hometown and type of communication one is engaged in. To ensure successful communication in Japanese, one must learn not only the ‘standa...