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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 ...

  • 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...

  • Understanding PovertyDEVT20004

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Ancient Egyptian 3ANCW20023

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject is designed for students who have completed Ancient Egyptian 1 and 2 or the equivalent. In this subject, further work is undertaken on writing, grammar and syntax to revise, consolidate and extend students' knowledge of the language and its complex script, with the aim of enabling st...

  • Music Theatre: Singing Rock MusicalsMUSI30237

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018Quotas apply

    In 1968 the first rock major musical Hair caused a sensation and spawned a new genre. A weekly 2-hour large ensemble singing class will explore the music of significant contemporary rock musicals, using music from a handful of the genre’s best examples to develop the capacity to identify and expe...

  • Corporations and their CriticsANTH20013

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Corporations are among the most influential institutions of our time. Through close readings of ethnographies that focus primarily on single companies (Coca-Cola, Ford, Chrysler, Philip Morris, Dow Chemical, Chevron-Texaco), this subject considers the cultural dynamics internal to multinational c...

  • 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...

  • Italian 8ITAL30016

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject continues its focus on the spoken and written language and culture of present day Italy. Students will undertake regular activities in order to further develop their linguistic and cultural skills. They will also participate in regular conversation practice for the purpose of reinfor...

  • Sex, Gender and Culture: An IntroductionGEND10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    The world is gendered - but what is gender? We know gender is fundamental to the way in which we see ourselves and others, and how our communities and institutions are organised, but why? Why do gender norms and stereotypes emerge? What effects do they have on our lives? Drawing on feminist and q...

  • Intensive Syriac AramaicANCW10004

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2018

    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...

  • Italian 5ITAL30013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Students continue intensive revision and further development of the major areas of contemporary Italian language and culture. Through the analysis of language structures with a practical focus, students will extend their linguistic capacities in reading, writing, listening, speaking and describin...