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  • Arabic in Context 2ARBC30001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to cultivate understanding of Arabic language in use, and to equip students with sound communication skills. We will consider key features of Arabic discourse and regional and social peculiarities. Students will engage in activities to enhance their sociocultural and pragmatic c...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Chinese 5CHIN10017

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students to develop their ability of communicating in Chinese at a beginning-advanced level and their analytical skills of the Chinese language through engaging with a range of topics concerning contemporary Chinese society and culture. Student’s linguistic competence...

  • Law in SocietySOLS10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Law in Society introduces students to theories, concepts, forms and practices of law in contemporary Australian society. It will provide a foundation both for socio-legal studies subjects in later years and for subjects in disciplines such as politics, criminology and law. In preparing students t...

  • History of Early Modern PhilosophyPHIL20043

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This course will cover the major authors in the rationalist and empiricist traditions of the early modern period in Europe: Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant. These thinkers were the first to articulate problems in metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, and mora...

  • Analysing Indonesia: Concepts and IssuesINDO20001

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is a multidisciplinary introduction to key concepts in the social sciences and cultural studies and their application in the study of modern Indonesia, covering the historical, political, cultural, social, and linguistic factors that have helped shape the contemporary nation-state of...

  • Mapping EnvironmentsENVS10006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject students will learn how information is produced and used to support decision making in urban and rural environments. This includes methods of data collection, mapping, information communication through visualisation, and decision-support systems. Students will gain spatial literac...

  • Human Rights in East and Southeast AsiaCHIN20025

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines human rights issues in East and Southeast Asia, with some focus on the case of China. The impact of (pre-modern) Confucianism, Buddhism, Islam and other traditions will be assessed on the shaping of human rights discourse in various Asian contexts. An important conceptual is...

  • Russian 3RUSS20004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The overall goal of this subject is to help students with a basic knowledge of Russian develop more sophisticated cultural and linguistic knowledge that allows them to feel comfortable thinking of themselves as users of Russian in listening, reading, writing and speaking. It develops students' no...

  • A History of SexualitiesHIST30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    How have sexual practices and identities evolved, been represented and expressed from prehistory to the present? This subject will interrogate ideas about sexualities, with particular attention to developments from nineteenth century sexologists and psychoanalysis to feminism, queer theory and in...

  • Modern and Contemporary TheatreENGL20030

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is a study of the major developments in 20th and 21st century theatre and drama within the cultural and historical context of aesthetic modernism and modernity. It starts with the anti-realist manifestos of Bertolt Brecht and Antonin Artaud, and the theatrical innovations of Samuel B...

  • Ancient Greek 5CLAS20013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who commenced the Ancient Greek stream with some previous knowledge of Ancient Greek (VCE level or equivalent) and have completed both Ancient Greek 3 & 4. Students translate and discuss the interpretation of a selected work of Greek prose genre (historio...

  • Global Inequalities In The AnthropoceneGEOG20011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Inequality is a global phenomenon – something widely found to be growing within and between nations. This subject takes a critical geographic perspective, focused on understanding the variety of scales at which inequality appears. It looks beneath national comparative statistics on global inequal...

  • 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...

  • Intensive Beginners LatinCLAS20021

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    This subject teaches students to read Latin and covers the material of two semesters. It covers grammatical concepts and paradigms, sentence formation, translation and the reading of simple texts. The aim is for students to acquire the elements of syntax, grammar and vocabulary of Latin, sufficie...

  • Asian Century: Meaning and ImpactASIA10002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The emergence of Asia as a global economic force has instigated the discourse of the ‘Asian Century’ in international media and policy papers. This subject will examine to what extent this discourse is in line with developments in the real world, in whose interests the discourse is being used, an...

  • From Graffiti to TerrorismCRIM10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores the motivations underpinning particular types of criminal behaviour. It begins with an overview of various definitions and ways of measuring crime and then looks at the causes of specific offences ranging through graffiti, to animal cruelty, to armed robbery, to illicit drug...

  • 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...