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  • Sociology of 'Race' and EthnicitiesSOCI30014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides a sociological examination of the racialized underpinnings of Australian society. Focusing on how social forces such as colonisation, dispossession and the White Australia Policy have shaped understandings of racial difference, the subject will be concerned with the specific...

  • Methods in Agrifood BiotechnologyBTCH30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to introduce students to the practical skills in the application of biotechnological techniques with particular emphasis on agri-food sector related investigations. The practical techniques to be introduced to the students include cell and tissue culture, plant genetic ...

  • Engineering Systems Design 1ENGR10004

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS Engineering Systems Design 1 introduces students to the world of engineering through a mix of design projects, interactive workshops and lectures. This subject centres on the engineering method, the approach to problem solving and engineering design that makes engineers unique. The subject ...

  • Applied Animal Reproduction & GeneticsANSC30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formerly DASC30006 The aim of this subject is to give students of animal science a fundamental understanding of both applied reproductive biology and genetics. This will enable students to develop the skills necessary for management of reproductive performance and to implement genetic improvemen...

  • Financial Mathematics IIACTL20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include discount valuation of bonds and other assets including forward contracts; term structure of interest rates; duration and convexity; distributions of accumulations and present values; stochastic simulation; time series models

  • Artificial IntelligenceCOMP30024

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS Artificial intelligence is the quest to create intelligent agents that can complete complex tasks which are at present only achievable by humans. This broad field covers logic, probability, perception, reasoning, learning and action; and everything from Mars Rover robotic explorers to the W...

  • Financial Mathematics IACTL20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include compound interest functions; valuation of a series of payments, including where the cash flows and/or the force of interest are continuous functions of time; equations of value; financial analysis of loan contracts and investment projects; characteristics of major asset types.

  • Mathematical EconomicsECON30020

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Set theory, univariate calculus and optimisation are reviewed and applied to the theory of the firm and the theory of consumer demand. Linear algebra concepts including matrix operations, vector spaces and quadratic forms are introduced and applied to problems in economics and econometrics. Appli...

  • Quantitative Methods 1ECON10005

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject covers the core concepts which underpin quantitative decision analysis in the various specialisations within the faculty. It provides a foundation for all second-year quantitative subjects in the commerce degree. The topics covered are drawn from financial mathematics; measures of lo...

  • French Cinema: The New Wave and BeyondFREN30013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject offers an introduction to French Cinema from the New Wave to the present. Themes covered in the subject include the New Wave in its social and cultural context; auteur theory; cinematographic language; representations of social change and the interpretation of cultural identities in ...

  • Power, Ideology and InequalityANTH30005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    What sorts of inequalities are intensifying in the contemporary world? What dynamics are producing those intensifications? And how have anthropologists historically conceptualized the inequalities with which they gain firsthand experience through long-term fieldwork? Growing numbers of political ...

  • Anthropology of More-Than-Human WorldsANTH30009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject draws on ethnographic examples to explore the diverse ways that humans come to know and think about the natural world, understand their place in relation to that world, and interpret their roles and responsibilities in relation to other beings in the world. Engaging with a range of e...

  • German 7GERM20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to consolidate and expand students' proficiency in both written and spoken language and to develop cultural literacy in German by engaging with broad themes relevant to modern German-speaking societies such as: communications media and consumer culture. It builds on the developm...

  • German 8GERM30022

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to extend students' proficiency in both written and spoken language and to further develop cultural literacy in German by engaging with broad themes relevant to modern German-speaking societies such as: affluence and education in the developed world. It builds on the development...

  • A History of NatureHPSC20002

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    This subject discusses central topics in human understandings about their environment in the Western world, particularly over the last 500 years. As Europeans began to venture out of their continent in the 15th century, they discovered new environments that challenged their received wisdom about ...

  • Rebels and RevolutionariesHIST20065

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Rebels and revolutionaries make history. How do they do so? And with what consequences? This subject surveys the modern history of rebellion over more than 200 years. It is structured around the career of significant rebels, from Lenin to Gandhi, from the Suffragettes to Julian Assange. Attention...

  • Spanish 2SPAN10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject equips students with more sophisticated language and intercultural skills to be able to express and situate themselves within a wider socio-cultural context, in Spanish. Writing strategies, such as editing, summarizing ideas and making writing persuasive will prepare students to prod...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...