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  • Design and Property PrinciplesPROP20002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject 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 systems and relationships – social, commercial, political, economic and environmenta...

  • Corruption in Southeast AsiaASIA30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Corruption is widely considered to be a major obstacle to sustainable economic and social development in Southeast Asia. This subject examines the notion of corruption and the analytical frameworks that scholars, policy-makers and activists have used to understand it. It also analyses the nature,...

  • Hacking Cities - Upgrading Urban LifeABPL20054

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2018

    Many aspects of city life could be improved, but change seems hard. Some interventions are ineffective, others have unintended side effects. Cities are complex systems, and complexity makes it a challenge to change them. Hacking means using your knowledge of a system to design an intervention – t...

  • The Electronic Arts: Vision and SoundCCDP10002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    This course explores creative work in many fields that use technology as the core of its work. The use of electronics in The Visual Arts, Video, Experimental Film, Music and Sound Art, Theatre, Installations, Advertising, Multimedia and Design are covered from different perspectives and examined ...

  • Introduction to Indigenous EducationEDUC10060

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Focused on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education, this subject examines the place and significance of Australian Indigenous peoples in the educational landscape. The subject will explore the changing nature of Indigenous education in Australia through studying a range of contemporary an...

  • Understanding PovertyDEVT20004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    The literature on poverty identifies its causes as both economic and cultural. This subject aims to develop students understanding on the local and international economic factors producing poverty, as well as, its culture-bound causes and manifestations. Using poverty concepts in Development Stud...

  • Indigenous Engineering and DesignMULT30022

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018Quotas apply

    For millennia, the Indigenous peoples of Australia have understood and cared for their various environments and not only adapted to their surroundings but modified and managed them sustainably – living with the land rather than living off it. Increasingly, we are becoming aware that this frequent...

  • Art and the BotanicalFINA20044

    Offered:Winter Term, JulyYear:2018Quotas apply

    This practice-based drawing subject focuses on developing skills and techniques in botanical drawing, using drawing and watercolour media. Students will be introduced to specialist botanical drawing techniques, working from both live plants and botanical specimens from the University Cultural Col...

  • Introduction to Screenwriting PracticesFLTV10023

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    This online Breadth subject is an introduction to the process of creating stories for screen media, focusing on concept creation, screenplay structures, story and character generation. Students will study and practice the essential groundwork undertaken by writers in creating works for screen, an...

  • Bollywood: a cross-disciplinary studyMUST20007

    Offered:July, Semester 2Year:2018

    Indian commercial cinema, affectionately if ignorantly called 'Bollywood' by the West, typically produces extraordinary spectacles of colour, music and dance, whether telling stories of comedy or drama. This subject explores Bollywood film and dance through a blended learning model, with contact ...

  • Journalism TodayUNIB30011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Journalism is an area of key social importance in the contemporary world, and a practical knowledge of journalistic processes is important not only to media practitioners, but in a range of fields where the quality of public communication is of vital significance. This University Breadth subject ...

  • Introduction to ScreenprintingFINA20045

    Offered:Winter Term, JulyYear:2018Quotas apply

    This subject will introduce students to the unique possibilities inherent in printmaking techniques, with a technical focus on screenprinting processes. As well as focusing on the development and application of screenprinting skills and techniques, students will be introduced to historical and co...

  • Creating Music For AdvertisingMUSI20167

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject introduces the basics of making music for advertising including, the jingle, sound as persuasion, working to a brief and in a collective, the function of music in advertising and creating music for mass media and multimedia. Creating music for advertising is delivered in two parts: l...

  • Italian 6ITAL30014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    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...

  • Variation in Japanese LanguageJAPN10010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject aims to familiarise students with colloquial and dialectal expressions used in Japan. It introduces students to various styles of Japanese spoken by those differentiated by gender, age and region. It will also give students opportunities to examine different registers in various conv...

  • Our Planet, Our HealthUNIB10017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This interdisciplinary subject will introduce students to the core concepts of One Health in its broadest sense, as a concept that describes the interconnectedness of the health of humans, animals and the environment. Key themes that will be explored during the course, with reference to case stud...

  • Anthropology of Urban Life and ConflictANTH30020

    Offered:JulyYear:2018

    Based on the detailed reading of five ethnographic monographs, this subject considers the peculiar problems of studying the intimacy of social life in urban contexts and amid serious conflict and dislocation. Examples are taken from a range of contexts such as southern Europe, southeast Asia, Jap...

  • Cybercrime and Digital CriminologyCRIM20007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Whilst mobile and social media benefit society in many ways, they have also given rise to a range of cybercrimes and online harms. In this subject we examine the origins, nature, and prevalence of a range of cybercrimes and online harms. Further, through considering cybercrimes in the context of ...

  • Experiencing Foodscapes: Italy & SpainEURO20008

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2018

    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...

  • Freedom and Equality Across BordersPHIL20045

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2018

    Comedian Doug Stanhope once commented that "Nationalism does nothing but teach you how to hate people that you never met, and ... take pride in accomplishments you had no part in whatsoever". In this subject we'll examine the philosophical issues underpinning the ethics and politics of nationalis...