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  • Indigenous Engineering and DesignMULT30022

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas 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...

  • Design and Property PrinciplesPROP20002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    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...

  • Foundations of FinTechFNCE30012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Technology has been transforming the financial industry, with the potential to disrupt traditional industry structure and practice. The subject is organised around a number of real‐world issues, in order to introduce fundamental underlying economic (including money, moral hazard, property rights ...

  • Journalism TodayUNIB30011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    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 ...

  • Our Planet, Our HealthUNIB10017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    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...

  • Korean Politics and SocietyKORE30001

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    The subject is offered during the Winter term as an overseas subject taught at one of the major universities in Seoul, South Korea. Topics include domestic party politics, national division, divided families, North Korean defectors, youth unemployment, gender-based violence, migrant workers and m...

  • Korean 1KORE10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students with no Korean language background. Students will develop essential Korean language skills in order to be able to engage in basic social conversation. The subject will introduce the Korean writing system, Hangeul, and Korean romanisation. Students will also d...

  • Food For a Healthy Planet IIUNIB20014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will use a variety of delivery tools including in-class lecture, case analysis, problems, invited expert seminars etc. This will include modules on science, health, economics, politics & law, social issues relating to food and food security. The primary aim in this year is to eng...

  • Climate Change III: Responding to ChangeUNIB30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This final subject of the climate change breadth sequence will provide a capstone and integrated assessment experience related to this climate change mitigation, impact assessment or adaptation. A key part of this subject is a project on an applied problem that may be undertaken with a partner su...

  • Global Health, Security & SustainabilityUNIB30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    "Global health, Security & Sustainability" is a new and exciting subject that explores the root causes of disease, poverty, injustice and inequity that exist in the world today. It will feature eminent speakers from a range of academic disciplines to provide students with diverse approaches ...

  • Bollywood: a cross-disciplinary studyMUST20007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    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 ...

  • Corruption in AsiaASIA30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Corruption is widely considered to be a major obstacle to sustainable economic and social development in 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, magnitude...

  • Water for Sustainable FuturesUNIB20012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In recent decades the importance of regulating water and its wider implications have been the subject of great debate. Water is no longer viewed solely in hydrological terms, where its supply and allocation are considered to be the only determinants important in understanding how it is regulated....

  • Generating the Wealth of NationsUNIB10010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the development of economic activity in the world in the past 300 years. The main objectives are to present an overview of the main phases and episodes in the evolution of the world economy in the past 300 years, and to develop an understanding of the role...

  • Catastrophes as Turning PointsUNIB10013

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    There is much to be learned from failure, and in recent history there has been no shortage of examples of human-made catastrophes - the Bhopal Chemical spill, the Tuskegee syphilis experiment, the Challenger explosion, the Thalidomide disaster, the release of Cane Toads, the Chernobyl nuclear mel...

  • Drugs That Shape SocietyUNIB20008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Drugs that Shape Society is a compelling story of drugs that provides insight to us as individuals and as a society. Drugs impact our lives in many different ways. Social responses to their use have shaped our laws, the health system, commerce – even foreign policies.In Australia the use of thera...

  • Food for a Healthy PlanetUNIB10009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Food is a basic human need. But what should we eat? Not all food is good for us, and a balance between diet and exercise is required for a healthy life. Likewise, not all food production methods are good for the environment. Again, a balance between human needs and the health of our environment i...

  • Field ArchaeologyANCW30025

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This winter intensive is a hands-on, residential field school, teaching practical core archaeological skills through active participation in an authentic research setting at the ancient site of Rabati, coordinated by staff from the Classics and Archaeology programme in the School of Historical an...

  • Consultants and GovernmentPADM10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Management consulting is one of the great success stories of the last century, and several consultant ideas have shaped the ways in which we live and work today. But how have they done this? Is this a problem? And what do consultants actually do, anyway? This subject is an introduction to manage...

  • Interpreting Australian Landscape DesignLARC30002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Interpreting Australian Landscape Design forms part of the Design Histories Specialisation. This subject develops an understanding of the formative influences to have shaped contemporary public and private landscapes. A critical examination of the historical development of landscape design in A...