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  • 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...

  • 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, ...

  • 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...

  • Modern Art: The Politics of the NewAHIS10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores a selection of artists, movements and themes in art from the late 19th century to the present day. It will examine such topics as cross-cultural interaction and its impact on art, the advent of new artistic techniques including photography and installation art, the depiction...

  • Latin 5CLAS30013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who commenced the Latin stream with no prior knowledge of the language and have completed Latin 1, Latin 2, Latin 3, and Latin 4. Students examine Roman prose fiction through study of the Cena Trimalchionis from the Satyricon of Petronius. In addition, work i...

  • Advanced Chinese TranslationCHIN20026

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will learn to translate from Chinese to English and English to Chinese. The selection of texts will be limited to modern literature and to documents and news items on politics and international affairs. In their translations students will learn to focus on accuracy as wel...

  • 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...

  • Diversity: Identities in IndonesiaINDO10011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Indonesia is well-known for its cultural, linguistic and religious diversity. Additional social groupings – both mainstream and subaltern – based on class, gender and sexual identities also contribute to the multifaceted character of Indonesia’s social and political landscape. In this subject stu...

  • Modern Israel: Good Bad and DisputedJEWI20007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will examine and focus on modern Israeli history, beginning with the first decade of Israeli statehood and evaluating the nation-building process, the formation of state institutions and the evolution of a democratic regime. Also discussed will be the disparity that became evident be...

  • Law, Justice and Social ChangeSOLS20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Law, Justice and Social Change examines the ways in which law can be seen and used as both an instrument of positive social change and yet also as a means of confirming existing social arrangements and resisting social change. Through a series of case studies, it critically reflects on the key go...

  • Understanding Islam and Muslim SocietiesISLM10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is an introductory subject that exposes students to the basic and fundamental beliefs and practices that constitute the fabric of the Islamic world. Students will be able to explore relationships and differences between the key teachings of Islam and the customary practices of Muslims. In do...

  • Italian 5AITAL30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject students will be exposed to, and will work through, a number of different styles and registers. Students will undertake the study of selected literary and non-literary texts for the purpose of extending vocabulary and practising Italian conversation. By the end of the semester, st...

  • Asian Cinema and MediaCULS30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject focuses on contemporary Asian cinema and media with a special emphasis on their transnational aspects. Students will encounter examples mainly from cinema (both popular and 'art' film), but the subject also engages with other forms of media culture like television, computer games, mu...

  • Latin 5CLAS20030

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who commenced the Latin stream with some previous knowledge of Latin (VCE level or equivalent) and have completed Latin 4. Students examine Roman prose fiction through study of the Cena Trimalchionis from the Satyricon of Petronius. In addition, work is under...

  • Intensive French 3 and 4FREN20018

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    Intensive French 3 and 4 is designed to provide students with a systematic revision and consolidation of the essential structures of French. Classes will present grammar, syntax and vocabulary in meaningful situations. The subject also stresses the productive aspect of language use in practical s...