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  • Principles of PropertyABPL20031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This is the first core property subject for the Bachelor of Environments Property Major. It introduces students to the basic principles and business concepts of Property, through examination of the underlying drivers of commercial Property Development and Property Investment, the underlying syste...

  • Intensive Syriac AramaicANCW10004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is an introduction to the grammar and reading of Syriac. It covers grammatical concepts and paradigms, sentence formation and translation and reading simple texts. Background information on the cultural context in which Syriac was spoken is woven into the subject matter. The aim is f...

  • Stravinsky and Music of the 20th CenturyMUSI20158

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will develop an understanding of the music of Igor Stravinsky and be able to relate it to the composer's creative process and the broader cultural context. The impact of Stravinsky’s music will also be explored through the study of selected works by other 20th-century composers. Topics c...

  • Intensive Akkadian 2ANCW10009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject builds on students’ knowledge of the Akkadian language and develops text reading skills. The subject covers the transliteration and translation of Akkadian documents from the cuneiform script. Significant time is spent on understanding the documents’ historical and cultural subject m...

  • History of Landscape DesignABPL10006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A critical examination of the historical development of landscape architectural design, including the events, social influences and personalities involved, and the philosophies and theories that were developed. The formative evolutionary influences of natural and cultural factors as they shaped t...

  • French Travel WritingFREN30014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines how travel writing translates the world into words, and as such is a key to understanding international relations and intercultural communication. Focusing mainly on contemporary texts but also referring to classical French travel literature, it introduces students to a wide...

  • Languages of Venice: Study AbroadITAL20006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This intensive four-week study abroad subject will be taught in Venice between the end of November and December and focuses on the social and cultural spaces of Venice (real, imaginary, or interpreted): how these spaces were used, represented, and understood in early modern Venice. The subject wi...

  • Human Rights and Global JusticeUNIB20009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces students to the history, theory, goals and practice of international human rights. It will explore the way in which various disciplines intersect and contribute to an understanding of the extent to which human rights can contribute to global justice. Teachers and practitio...

  • Seeing: The Whole PictureUNIB10004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Eighty percent of the information that humans use to interpret the world and navigate their way through life arrives through our sense of vision. The broad concept of seeing and how seeing impacts upon our lives acts as a hub to bring together key ideas from scientific, artistic, historical, cult...

  • Insects Shaping SocietyUNIB10018

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This breadth subject explores the interactions of bees and other insects with societies worldwide. From the traditions of ancient Egypt and Asia, to modern day Europe, insects are central, not only in the production of food, and spreading of disease but also play an important role in religion, la...

  • Mobile WorldsGEOG30028

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The scale of contemporary travel is staggering, involving tourists, business people, refugees, passengers, commuters, students, backpackers, migrants, stowaways, pirates, terrorists—and many more. Travel has often been seen as devoid of economic, political and socio-cultural significance. But iss...

  • French Music Louis XIV to the RevolutionMUSI20205

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject surveys and critiques the practice of music in France from the beginning of the reign of Louis XIV (1643) to the Revolution (1789). We will study leading composers, performers, and musical developments in ancien régime France, with case studies including operas, ballets, chamber musi...

  • High Baroque Music of the German WorldMUSI30014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A study of representative works by composers employed in a variety of situations throughout the German-speaking lands, 1700–1750.    

  • Global PopMUSI20219

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces students to major popular music styles from Africa, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and the Eastern Europe. Through weekly case studies, students learn how local musicians and listeners create, debate, and value popular music across diverse contexts, situating local g...

  • Nutrition Policy and Public HealthNUTR30001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject critically examines the science, policy and politics of the relationship between food, nutrition and health. A key focus will be how nutrition scientific knowledge is interpreted and translated into nutrition, food and agricultural policies and regulations. The social, economic, comm...

  • Business AnalyticsISYS30008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Aims Business analytics involves the use of data to support business decision-making. Topics covered include business decision-making, evidence-based management, data warehouse design and implementation, data sourcing and quality, on-line analytical processing (OLAP), dashboards and data mining,...

  • City FuturesABPL20045

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    What is the future of the polis? Exploration of past and present conditions of urban ordering and development inform understanding of 21st century challenges for cities and urban societies. This subject critically examines imagined city futures from historical and contemporary perspectives, incor...

  • Crisis Continent: Europe's 20th CenturyHIST20078

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the political history of Europe’s turbulent twentieth century. It focuses on major moments of crisis that shaped the ‘age of extremes’, in the words of Eric Hobsbawm. Beginning with the First World War and ending with the global and domestic challenges tha...

  • Latin American Music and CultureMUSI20155

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the musical traditions of Spanish-speaking Latin America, focusing on the intersections of music, culture and language. A number of selected musical traditions will be examined including expressions from the Caribbean, Andean and River Plate regions such as Cuban son, Argent...

  • Modernity: Foundations of SociologySOTH20002

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is primarily concerned with the ideas about society that have anchored the disciplines of sociology and social theory in the 19th and 20th centuries. It critically assesses these ideas through an examination of the works of key social theorists. Students completing this subject shoul...