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  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Experiencing Foodscapes: Italy & SpainEURO30007

    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...

  • Agribusiness Marketing & Value ChainsAGRI30040


    This subject is about applying principles of agricultural economics, agribusiness marketing and agribusiness value chain analysis to analysing and understanding the process of creating value in agricultural products, from the perspectives of individual firms in the value chain and of the whole va...

  • 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...

  • Clear Speech and CommunicationTHTR10019

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018Quotas apply

    This subject is designed for students where English is a second language and develops fluency in spoken Australian English. Intensive study includes the application of the International Phonetic Alphabet to improve and develop the articulation of specific speech sounds for Australian English. Stu...

  • Age of EmpiresHIST10010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject is a history of various empires established throughout the world from the mid-eighteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth century. It outlines the nature of empire, discusses the effect of the Age of Revolutions on imperialism, engages with the notions of colonialism and pos...

  • Free Play New Music Improvisation EnsemMUSI20164

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject gives participants the opportunity for an in-depth practical study of musical improvisation techniques by introducing the participant to the marvellous and unique art of improvisation. This performance-based subject introduces the practice of musical improvisation for those musicians...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • City FuturesABPL20045

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    What is the future of the polis? Exploration of past and present conditions of urban ordering and development inform understanding of 21st century challenges for cities and urban societies. This subject critically examines imagined city futures from historical and contemporary perspectives, incor...

  • 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...

  • Spanish 6SPAN10008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    The focus of this subject will be on the improvement of students’ oral and written language competence and the learning of textual study skills in Spanish, through the study of selected oral and written narratives. These particular texts are part of the long tradition of Spanish and Latin America...