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  • Understanding SocietySOCI10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores our contemporary society through sociological perspectives. Students will be encouraged to develop what C Wright-Mills describes as a 'sociological imagination', which seeks to understand the ways in which our identities are formed by social structures and historical pattern...

  • The Ethics of CapitalismPHIL20044

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Like most people in today's world, you live in a capitalist system: You participate in the labour market, you exercise economic freedoms like property and contract, and you respect other peoples freedoms. Capitalist systems have proven good at producing goods and services. But do they give us jus...

  • Nietzsche and CriticsPHIL20038

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Nietzsche’s bold and original challenges to traditional morality and the primacy of reason have made him one of the best known and most influential of modern thinkers. This course provides a broad introduction to Nietzsche as a philosopher by addressing his views on a range of themes such as trag...

  • German Cultural Studies BGERM20003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject consists of area studies relating to aspects of modern German literature, linguistics, and cultural studies. Students will do intensive studies, including a range of representative texts, authors or approaches in a key area of German literature, linguistics and cultural studies from ...

  • Italian 5ITAL10006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students continue intensive revision and further development of the major areas of contemporary Italian language and culture. Through the analysis of language structures with a practical focus, students will extend their linguistic capacities in reading, writing, listening, speaking and describin...

  • German 3GERM20004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is for students who have completed German 1 and 2. It may also be taken by students who have been placed into this subject by the German Placement Test and who need to enrol at level 2. In this subject students extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by ...

  • French and Francophone Cultural StudiesFREN20016

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to consolidate and enhance the overall language competencies that students from the beginner and intermediate streams have previously acquired in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Students will be introduced to the rich history and diversity of the Francophonie, and invi...

  • German 2GERM10005

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject consolidates and builds upon the basic skills and knowledge acquired in German 1. It continues to provide a firm grounding in the fundamentals of German grammar, the tense system and language structure in conjunction with the development of cultural literacy, focussing on regional cu...

  • German 6GERM10007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will further 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: e.g. relationships and individualism vs. community. Students will develop more ad...

  • German 6GERM20008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will further 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: e.g. relationships and individualism vs. community. Students will develop more ad...

  • German 4GERM20005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students further extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with authentic texts and situations. Students will engage with authentic texts that deal with past and present themes of increasing complexity and that are of significance in Germa...

  • German 5GERM30005

    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...

  • Italian 6ITAL20010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students in this subject intensively revise and further develop their knowledge of contemporary Italian language and culture. The subject combines analysis of language structures with a practical focus, all designed to extend students’ linguistic capacities in reading, writing, listening, speakin...

  • French 3FREN20015

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will build on the grammatical, lexical and cultural knowledge and the oral skills acquired in French 1 and 2. The course also stresses the productive aspect of language use in practical situations by means of regular small-group activities. In terms of cultural knowledge, students wi...

  • French TranslationFREN20004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This course will explore the comparative stylistics of French and English from a theoretical as well as a practical perspective. It will consist of lectures on the methodology of translation from French to English followed by tutorials where it will be put into practice. Students will explore asp...

  • To Hell with DanteITAL30007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject concentrates on selected cantos of Dante's Inferno. Students will develop techniques which will enable them to analyse the poetic language of the Inferno. Guided readings in secondary material will give students an understanding of some of the key medieval concepts of the Inferno. Th...

  • Spanish 7SPAN20022

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is aimed at enabling students to substantially advance in their learning of Spanish language and Hispanic cultures, while also providing them with opportunities to develop workplace skills. In this subject, students will analyse sophisticated canonical and non-canonical texts that em...

  • Spanish 6SPAN10008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The focus of this subject will be on the improvement of students’ oral and written language competence and the learning of textual study skills in Spanish, through the study of selected oral and written narratives. These particular texts are part of the long tradition of Spanish and Latin America...

  • Marketing CommunicationsMECM30013

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on the development, management and control of marketing communications, both locally and internationally. Topics will include advertising, sales promotion, public relations, and other elements of the marketing communications mix. Particular emphasis will be placed on the impo...

  • Art, Market and MethodsAHIS20018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject deals with the creation and the reception of the work of art. It commences in 15th century Italy with an examination of the organisation of artists' workshops and concludes by analysing the relationships between contemporary artists, their materials and markets. Topics in the subject...