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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Topics in EthnomusicologyMUSI20217

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to one major research topic in the field of ethnomusicology. Considering a broad range of case studies from around the world, students learn how music researchers have approached, evaluated, and answered questions related to this topic across different cultural co...

  • Music Performance ScienceMUSI20223

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject addresses all levels of music performance science by critically examining psychological, sociological and scientific research related to performing and creating music. Attention is given to the sub-skills of music performance including processes involved when listening, sight-reading...

  • 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 ...

  • Tackling Wicked Policy ProblemsPPMN10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    How can we solve the wicked policy problems facing Australia and our region? ‘Wicked problems’ are complex, have interacting causes and often seem intractable. This subject takes four wicked problems – climate change and environmental destruction; statelessness and the mass movement of people; te...

  • Climate Change: Why People DisagreePPMN20002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Science says it’s real. Why is it that some people disagree? This subject explores why some people dispute climate change, despite high levels of scientific agreement about the physical processes leading to global warming. It will take seriously the widest possible range of perspectives on clima...

  • Sport and the LawLAWS20011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an account of how the law influences sport.  Although the subject focuses on legal principles, it will bear in mind sport’s historical, cultural, social and economic context, including the drama and colour of sport’s major events and leading personalities. And although it is...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • The Electronic Arts: Vision and SoundCCDP10002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    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 ...

  • Dictators & Democrats: The Modern WorldHIST10015

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores the global history of dictatorship and democracy in the past two hundred years. It asks what social, economic, cultural, and geographical factors facilitate the development of the one or the other. Drawing on examples from Asia, America, Africa, Europe, and Australia, this s...

  • Introduction to ScreenprintingFINA20045

    Offered:Summer Term, February, Semester 1, June, Winter Term, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas 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...

  • Europe: From Black Death to New WorldsHIST10016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The fourteenth to the seventeenth centuries were a period of seminal transformation in the politics, beliefs, social structures and global views of those in the western world. Traumatized by the deaths of 25 million people from plague, the period witnessed endemic warfare, as well as rifts in the...