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  • The Music Producer: From Brass to BeatsMUSI30236

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines music production and the role of the music producer. It surveys the development of music production from early multi-track techniques to contemporary use of beats, loops and samples. Aspects of the function and crafting of sound elements will be examined in the context of en...

  • German 5GERM20007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will consolidate their ability to communicate in German in oral and written discourse and develop cultural literacy in German by engaging with key themes in modern German-speaking societies such as the German concept of "Heimat". Students will develop more advanced language skills throug...

  • 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...

  • Arabic 8ARBC30007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will continue studying Arabic language and culture at an advanced level, through in-depth study of Arabic stylistic and rhetorical devices as well as of the finer details of Arabic syntax. In the process, students will have the opportunity to study in some depth the Class...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Translation: Intercultural IndonesianINDO30019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will examine problems of linguistic and cultural difference through the process of translation between Indonesian and English. Students will enhance their expertise in practical Indonesian-English and English-Indonesian translation and will also be introduced to key theoretical issues in...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Social Problems in JapanJAPN30002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to prepare students for more specialised studies in Japanese society and culture. The subject offers interdisciplinary views of the political, economic, religious and cultural ideologies which foster inequality between different social groups in Japan. Students should become awa...

  • German 3GERM10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students who have completed German 2 should enrol in GERM20004. Students who have been placed in German 3 after taking the German Placement Test may enrol in GERM10001. In this subject students extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with authentic texts ...

  • Japanese 8JAPN30006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who have completed Japanese 7 and can recognise around 800 kanji characters, or those who have similar experience. It will enhance students’ academic literacy skills to conduct in-depth research related to Japan/Japanese. Students will establish advanced Japa...

  • EurovisionsEURO10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to Europe through the prism of its biggest annual media extravaganza, the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). This pan-European event attracts more than 40 participating countries and hundreds of millions of viewers around the world. The ESC offers a rich site for expl...

  • Ethical Traditions in IslamISLM30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the rich heritage of ethical traditions in Islamic thought. Students will study and critically evaluate the key features and contributions of Muslim theologians, philosophers and Sufis, who attempted to deal with revelation and rationalistic discourse in explor...

  • 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...

  • Indonesian 5INDO10003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will expand and deepen their understanding Indonesian society and develop their ability to communicate progressively more complex ideas in Indonesian. Topics covered may include challenges facing the new generation, migrant workers, contemporary nationalism and tackling environmental pro...