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  • Intensive Akkadian 1ANCW10008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is an introduction to Akkadian grammar and the cuneiform writing system. It covers grammatical concepts and paradigms, sentence formation and translation and reading simple texts. Background information on the ancient Mesopotamian context in which Akkadian was spoken is woven into th...

  • 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...

  • Economics of the EnvironmentECON20004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Topics include externalities and market failure; public goods; the economics of pollution, the optimal level of pollution, policy instruments including taxes, subsidies and marketable permits; pollution control in practice; and valuation methodologies and cost-benefit analysis.

  • Leading Change in a Complex WorldMULT30014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    AIMS This subject aims to engage students in the process of designing a proposal to lead change in a “real world” complex problem. How do you develop personal and professional practice that actively contributes to creating sustainable environments for future generations? This subject will prepa...

  • International Corporate GovernanceIBUS30002

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Corporate governance study has grown rapidly over the last decade fuelled by high profile corporate collapses such as Enron, HIH and the Lehman Brothers. The knowledge of corporate governance has become central to companies, directors, shareholders, employees, other stakeholders, and the wider bu...

  • Pirates and their EnemiesHIST20072

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will investigate a very old phenomenon: maritime raiding, or 'piracy'. The subject will concentrate on the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries when sea raiding activity interacted across the world system, but particularly in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic/West Indies. Students will...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • Managing the MultinationalMGMT20006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores three important areas of concern facing managers of multinational corporations. First, it examines the relationship and balance between global integration and local responsiveness that lies at the heart of understanding strategies of multinational corporations (MNCs). This b...

  • 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...

  • Accounting for Corporate EntitiesACCT20004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines key financial accounting topics at both an applied and theoretical level. Topics covered include but are not limited to, accounting for employee entitlements (including share options), segment reporting, earnings per share, intangible assets, biological assets, provisions an...

  • Enacting ShakespeareEDUC20084

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The enacting of Shakespeare will be explored through a pedagogy entailing an active, embodied participatory and critical approach and drawing on techniques of Open Space Learning (OSL). There will be an emphasis on contemporary pedagogical and theatre-based approaches to engage learners and pract...

  • 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...

  • Indigenous Education in CommunityEDUC20082

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the wide range of learning opportunities provided by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations. This subject introduces students to the theoretical and practical aspects of teaching and learning about Indigenous issues in the community. By getting out o...

  • 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...

  • Experiencing Foodscapes: Italy & SpainEURO20008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Italy and Spain are undoubtedly the culinary epicentres of Southern Europe with food cultures that have intersected repeatedly since Ancient times. In this two-week intensive in-country subject students will learn about the centrality of eating to Italian and Spanish ways of life and consider the...

  • Languages of Venice: Study AbroadITAL30012

    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...

  • Profile Building for CreativesTHTR30041

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is designed to guide students through the preparation of their own professional resource documentation: the critical communication tools required to present themselves and their work in a comprehensive and succinct manner for interaction with others. Specifically the subject address...