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  • Latin 4CLAS20031

    Offered:Semester 2Year: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 3. Students read an extensive extract (usually a book) from a Latin epic poem, such as Virgil's Aeneid, Ovid's Metamorphoses, Lucan's Bellu...

  • Contemporary Aboriginal ArtAHIS30005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Starting with the acrylics of the Western Desert (Papunya) and ending with the most recent developments in new media, the field of contemporary Aboriginal art will be surveyed. Issues such as copyright and appropriation, the art market, women’s art practice, curating and collection policy are deb...

  • Japanese 7JAPN20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who have completed Japanese 6 and can recognise around 600 kanji characters, or those who have similar experience. This subject will enhance students’ academic literacy skills to conduct research related to Japan/Japanese. Students will establish advanced Jap...

  • BrandingGDES30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject approaches branding through an exploration of the power of images and text as a major part of human to human communication, and as a history of human social interchange. This introductory subject explains and explores the power of branding through lectures and project work focusing o...

  • Contemporary Chinese LiteratureCHIN10019

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines developments in contemporary Chinese literature, seeking to place these in the context of cultural discourses that emerged in China after 1949. The texts studied in the subject will be primarily selected from representative contemporary literary works, but will also include ...

  • Chinese 7CHIN20027

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is for students who have an intermediate level of Chinese language skills and minimal literacy skills. It aims to help students make the transition from beginning level textbook Chinese to a more advanced level where they can not only deal with original Chinese materials intended for...

  • China Since MaoCHIN20008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines cultural and social tendencies in contemporary China, and shows how they have developed from the socialist system. It analyses the culture of China's different social groups - men, women, young people, workers, farmers, the elites, minorities, intellectuals and business peop...

  • Science, Reason and RealityPHIL20001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Does science provide a true integrated representation of the world, or simply a plurality of incommensurable frameworks for investigating it?  What’s distinctive of the scientific method, and what’s the rational justification for taking its results at face value?  This subject will address these ...

  • Reactivity and MechanismCHEM30016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The concepts of quantum chemistry, statistical mechanics, molecular interactions and reaction kinetics will lay the fundamentals for the discussion of chemical reactions involving various types of reactive intermediates. The application of molecular orbital theory will be used to understand the n...

  • Italian 6ITAL10007

    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...

  • Spanish 5SPAN30014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject, students will continue to develop their linguistic and cultural competence in Spanish. They will also advance their skills in textual analysis, with a special focus on the long tradition of testimonial texts (testimonios), both in recent Spanish and Latin American history. Throug...

  • Hebrew 4HEBR10006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students build on their proficiencies and skills in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with authentic texts and situations, and are equipped with more sophisticated language and intercultural skills to converse about themselves in Hebrew within a broader range of...

  • Latin 1CLAS10006

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Latin language. This subject is an introduction to the grammar and reading of classical Latin. It covers grammatical concepts and paradigms, sentence formation and translation and reading simple texts. Background information on R...

  • Punishment and Social ControlCRIM20006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to introduce students to the major forms and structures of punishment in our society. The subject examines why we punish individuals, how we do so, and how the punishment process can be viewed in a wider social context. The first part of this subject considers the broad j...

  • Comparative PoliticsPOLS20023

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to comparative politics. There are many different aspects of and approaches to comparative politics, but all agree that this involves comparing at least two - and often many more - units of political analysis (e.g. countries, types of political system, electoral s...

  • The Theatre ExperienceENGL20034

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is for students across the university interested in understanding and enjoying theatre, an ancient art form that enjoys continuing popularity in many modern societies, including Australia. Drawing on a range of local and international examples from mainstream and experimental perform...

  • Arabic 7ARBC30006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject students will engage with Arabic language and culture at an advanced level, through close study of Arabic stylistic and rhetorical devices as well as of the finer details of Arabic syntax. In the process, they will be reading literary and historic texts, critical articles, book ex...

  • Mind, Brain and Behaviour 2PSYC10004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Mind, Brain and Behaviour 2 focuses on the development of the individual and their interaction with their environment and considers what the consequences are, both when this interaction proceeds smoothly and when it does not proceed smoothly. The subject comprises five core topic areas: Human De...

  • Rock, Pop & ResistanceSPAN20016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In Latin America, cultural expression generally responds to specific socio-political contexts. This course explores different forms of resistance, mainly in popular music. Through the analysis of protest songs, it studies dissident social movements and artistic reactions to socio-political events...

  • Spanish 4SPAN20003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject equips students with more sophisticated language and intercultural skills to communicate about the self and other in Spanish in a wider range of social contexts. By the end students will be able to comprehend and produce a variety of personal stories. They will have the language skil...