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  • Intensive Akkadian 1ANCW10008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is an introduction to Akkadian grammar and the cuneiform writing system. It covers grammatical concepts and paradigms, sentence formation and translation and reading simple texts. Background information on the ancient Mesopotamian context in which Akkadian was spoken is woven into th...

  • Pirates and their EnemiesHIST20072

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will investigate a very old phenomenon: maritime raiding, or 'piracy'. The subject will concentrate on the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries when sea raiding activity interacted across the world system, but particularly in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic/West Indies. Students will...

  • Intensive Syriac AramaicANCW10004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is an introduction to the grammar and reading of Syriac. It covers grammatical concepts and paradigms, sentence formation and translation and reading simple texts. Background information on the cultural context in which Syriac was spoken is woven into the subject matter. The aim is f...

  • Intensive Akkadian 2ANCW10009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject builds on students’ knowledge of the Akkadian language and develops text reading skills. The subject covers the transliteration and translation of Akkadian documents from the cuneiform script. Significant time is spent on understanding the documents’ historical and cultural subject m...

  • French Travel WritingFREN30014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines how travel writing translates the world into words, and as such is a key to understanding international relations and intercultural communication. Focusing mainly on contemporary texts but also referring to classical French travel literature, it introduces students to a wide...

  • Global PopMUSI20219

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces students to major popular music styles from Africa, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and the Eastern Europe. Through weekly case studies, students learn how local musicians and listeners create, debate, and value popular music across diverse contexts, situating local g...

  • Property EnvironmentsENVS10010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces students to the various legal, economic and social systems that affect the environment at the level of the individual property. The subject covers theories and practices pertaining to the control, transfer, development and decisions about material goods in the built and na...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Australian Economic HistoryECON20008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides an historical overview of the development of the Australian economy. A major theme of the subject is to understand the role of factors such as geography, political and legal institutions, international influences such as immigration and foreign investment, and economic polic...

  • Human Rights and Global JusticeUNIB20009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces students to the history, theory, goals and practice of international human rights. It will explore the way in which various disciplines intersect and contribute to an understanding of the extent to which human rights can contribute to global justice. Teachers and practitio...

  • Leading Change in a Complex WorldMULT30014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    AIMS This subject aims to engage students in the process of designing a proposal to lead change in a “real world” complex problem. How do you develop personal and professional practice that actively contributes to creating sustainable environments for future generations? This subject will prepa...

  • Seeing: The Whole PictureUNIB10004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Eighty percent of the information that humans use to interpret the world and navigate their way through life arrives through our sense of vision. The broad concept of seeing and how seeing impacts upon our lives acts as a hub to bring together key ideas from scientific, artistic, historical, cult...

  • Economics of the EnvironmentECON20004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Topics include externalities and market failure; public goods; the economics of pollution, the optimal level of pollution, policy instruments including taxes, subsidies and marketable permits; pollution control in practice; and valuation methodologies and cost-benefit analysis.

  • Early Voices Ensemble 2MUSI20141

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This is a small chamber choir of 12–20 members that performs music of the middle ages, renaissance and baroque. The ensemble performs both a cappella and also in conjunction with other early music ensembles.

  • International Corporate GovernanceIBUS30002

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Corporate governance study has grown rapidly over the last decade fuelled by high profile corporate collapses such as Enron, HIH and the Lehman Brothers. The knowledge of corporate governance has become central to companies, directors, shareholders, employees, other stakeholders, and the wider bu...

  • Principles of PropertyABPL20031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This is the first core property subject for the Bachelor of Environments Property Major. It introduces students to the basic principles and business concepts of Property, through examination of the underlying drivers of commercial Property Development and Property Investment, the underlying syste...

  • Stravinsky and Music of the 20th CenturyMUSI20158

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will develop an understanding of the music of Igor Stravinsky and be able to relate it to the composer's creative process and the broader cultural context. The impact of Stravinsky’s music will also be explored through the study of selected works by other 20th-century composers. Topics c...

  • French Music Louis XIV to the RevolutionMUSI20205

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject surveys and critiques the practice of music in France from the beginning of the reign of Louis XIV (1643) to the Revolution (1789). We will study leading composers, performers, and musical developments in ancien régime France, with case studies including operas, ballets, chamber musi...

  • High Baroque Music of the German WorldMUSI30014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A study of representative works by composers employed in a variety of situations throughout the German-speaking lands, 1700–1750.