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  • Music Performance ScienceMUSI20223

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject addresses all levels of music performance science by critically examining psychological, sociological and scientific research related to performing and creating music. Attention is given to the sub-skills of music performance including processes involved when listening, sight-reading...

  • Korean Politics and SocietyKORE30001

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    The subject is offered during the Winter term as an overseas subject taught at one of the major universities in Seoul, South Korea. Topics include domestic party politics, national division, divided families, North Korean defectors, youth unemployment, gender-based violence, migrant workers and m...

  • Korean 1KORE10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students with no Korean language background. Students will develop essential Korean language skills in order to be able to engage in basic social conversation. The subject will introduce the Korean writing system, Hangeul, and Korean romanisation. Students will also d...

  • Dictators & Democrats: The Modern WorldHIST10015

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores the global history of dictatorship and democracy in the past two hundred years. It asks what social, economic, cultural, and geographical factors facilitate the development of the one or the other. Drawing on examples from Asia, America, Africa, Europe, and Australia, this s...

  • Field ArchaeologyANCW30025

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This winter intensive is a hands-on, residential field school, teaching practical core archaeological skills through active participation in an authentic research setting at the ancient site of Rabati, coordinated by staff from the Classics and Archaeology programme in the School of Historical an...

  • Europe: From Black Death to New WorldsHIST10016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The fourteenth to the seventeenth centuries were a period of seminal transformation in the politics, beliefs, social structures and global views of those in the western world. Traumatized by the deaths of 25 million people from plague, the period witnessed endemic warfare, as well as rifts in the...

  • Variation in Japanese LanguageJAPN10010

    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...

  • Italian 5ITAL30013

    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...

  • Managing Justice: Agencies and the StateCRIM30010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines the intersections between social justice and criminal justice in the state's management of individuals and groups it considers to be at risk of harming, or being harmed, by others. Its core interests are to explore the relationship between different agencies and the state in...

  • Greek PhilosophyPHIL20040

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the ideas of pre-Socratic philosophers, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. We focus specifically on the philosophical innovations of the Ancient Greeks, both in their contributions of radically new ideas and radically new methodologies. Specific questions to be discussed will i...

  • Africa: Environment, Development, PeopleGEOG30024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the physical environment, history and development challenges facing contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa. Students will examine in detail intellectual and ethical debates surrounding the strategies undertaken by postcolonial African states and the overseas developme...

  • Research Methods for Human InquiryPSYC30013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject, students will acquire research skills and methods to critically investigate, measure and assess psychological research. In addition, students will acquire an understanding of fundamental principles in the psychological assessment of individual traits and dispositions. Emphasis wi...

  • Quantum PhysicsPHYC30018

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Quantum mechanics plays a central role in our understanding of fundamental phenomena, primarily in the microscopic domain. It lays the foundation for an understanding of atomic, molecular, condensed matter, nuclear and particle physics. Topics covered include: the basic principles of quantum me...

  • Quantum SystemsPHYC30020

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Quantum mechanics governs the structure of atomic, molecular and condensed matter state systems, the nature of light and charge, and the interactions between these systems. Whereas earlier subjects detailed the principles and foundations of quantum mechanics, this subject details properties of re...

  • 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...

  • Landscapes and Environmental ChangeGEOG20002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject focuses on the dynamic surface of our planet and the environments it sustains. The Earth’s surface is shaped by a complex interaction of physical and biological processes operating over a range of spatial and temporal scales. Understanding these processes in the present day, as well a...

  • Experimental Animal BehaviourZOOL30007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject you will conduct group-based, hands-on, original research into animal behaviour. Over the semester you will be immersed in the entire process of scientific research - from hypothesis development and experimental design, through to data collection and statistical analysis. You will...

  • 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...

  • AstrophysicsPHYC30019

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to astrophysics discussing the basic structure of stars, our galaxy, and the universe and introducing the most recent research questions. Topics covered include: structure and evolution of stars, degenerate stars, black holes, the structure of the Milky Way...

  • Ecology in Changing EnvironmentsECOL30006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores the relevance of ecological and evolutionary theory for understanding the distributions of species, their interactions, their life history characteristics and how these traits are impacted by changing environmental conditions. Topics include spatial ecology and metapopulatio...