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  • Sociology of Work: The Future of WorkSOCI30015

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will undertake a critical analysis of the changing structure and behaviour of work and occupations in modern society. It will engage with the theoretical debates and empirical research that focus on the organizational development and work and occupations in society more generally. Th...

  • Society and EnvironmentsGEOG20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to think critically and rigorously about the relationship between social and natural worlds. Its primary purpose is to question the idea that the environment exists outside of, and independent from, the realms of science, culture, politics and economy. Students will be introduce...

  • Mind, Brain & Behaviour 1PSYC10003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Mind, Brain & Behaviour 1 provides an introduction to how we uniquely sense and perceive our world to construct our own internal psychological experience. The subject explores how we learn, think, remember, and operate within our constructed worlds; and explains the neural mechanisms that und...

  • GeometryMAST30024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces three areas of geometry that play a key role in many branches of mathematics and physics. In differential geometry, calculus and the concept of curvature will be used to study the shape of curves and surfaces. In topology, geometric properties that are unchanged by continu...

  • Cognitive PsychologyPSYC20007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Mental processes such as attention, memory, language and categorisation form the basis of our creative human cognitive abilities. An understanding of these cognitive abilities and the methods used by cognitive psychologists to study them provides an essential foundation for ongoing study in psych...

  • Ancient Greek 6CLAS30025

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who have completed Ancient Greek 1, 2, 3, 4, and preferably have also completed Ancient Greek 5. Students translate and discuss the interpretation of a selected work of a Greek poetic genre (e.g., drama or lyric poetry). In tutorials, further work is undertak...

  • Probability for InferenceMAST30020

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces a measured-theoretic approach to probability theory and presents its fundamentals concepts and results. Topics covered include: probability spaces and random variables, expectation, conditional expectation and distributions, elements of multivariate distribution theory, m...

  • Linear Statistical ModelsMAST30025

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Linear models are central to the theory and practice of modern statistics. They are used to model a response as a linear combination of explanatory variables and are the most widely used statistical models in practice. Starting with examples from a range of application areas this subject develops...

  • Interpreting Australian Landscape DesignLARC30002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject develops an understanding of the formative influences to have shaped contemporary public and private landscapes. A critical examination of the historical development of landscape design in Australia requires study of: key international design precedents through history; social influ...

  • Sport and the LawLAWS20011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an account of how the law influences sport.  Although the subject focuses on legal principles, it will bear in mind sport’s historical, cultural, social and economic context, including the drama and colour of sport’s major events and leading personalities. And although it is...

  • University Orchestral Ensembles 1MUSI20124

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The Orchestral Ensembles (including large instrumental bands and orchestras) play an important role in the educational and performance activities of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Students participating in Orchestral Ensembles gain invaluable experience through rehearsing and performing a...

  • Music Language 1: the Diatonic WorldMUSI10023

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 2Year:2019

    An introduction to the elements and processes of voice leading during the period of triadic tonality through the study of species counterpoint and diatonic harmonic processes. Students are expected to attain a sound understanding of the elements and processes of voice leading and diatonic harmoni...

  • 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...

  • Global Environmental PoliticsPOLS30022

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides a comprehensive and critical introduction to global environmental politics. It introduces the ethical, political and institutional challenges raised by the global environmental crisis and the key policy and institutional responses. The subject critically explores the environ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...