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  • Geography Minor Research Project Part 2GEOG90032

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The Geography Minor Research Project allows students to develop advanced research skills by carrying out an independent research project in a field of Geography. The thesis will demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship...

  • Geography Honours Research Project Pt2GEOG40010

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    An approved topic/research project selected in consultation with the supervisor/s. The student will also write a research proposal and give an oral presentation on the proposed research.The honours program in geography provides an opportunity for students to carry out an individual research proje...

  • Geography Research Project Part 3GEOG90046

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

      The Geography Research Project is designed for students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research in Geography. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the a...

  • Integrated River & Catchment ManagementGEOG90003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Rivers are amongst the hardest of natural resources to manage. They are long and thin, and so maximise the impact of catchment changes; they also focus environmental, social and production pressures. Rivers are the archetypal example of the conflict between private and public goods. In most weste...

  • China Field Class PGGEOG90007

    Offered:JuneYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject consists of a two-week field class in China in July with some pre-departure (in semester 1) and post-field-trip (in semester 2) workshops/seminars in Melbourne. The subject is designed to develop students' interests in Asia, in China in particular, and in the interactions between soc...

  • Global Climate Change In ContextGEOG90026

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines the nature and causes of past changes in Earth’s climate during the Quaternary Period (the last 2.7 million years), with a particular emphasis on the last glacial-interglacial cycle. It aims to place modern climate and the projections of future global warming into a longer-t...

  • Society and EnvironmentsGEOG20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to think critically and rigorously about the relationship between social and natural worlds. Its primary purpose is to question the idea that the environment exists outside of, and independent from, the realms of science, culture, politics and economy. Students will be introduce...

  • Geomorphology: Catchment to CoastGEOG30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject is designed to develop students’ understanding of the physical processes of coasts and rivers, and how these processes interact, over time, to shape catchments and landscapes. A focus is on processes of erosion and deposition that occur as we follow the movement of water and sediment ...

  • China in TransitionGEOG20010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is about a changing China. The focus of the subject is the ongoing social, economic and political transformation and the impacts of the reforms on China’s people and environment. The subject covers three sets of topics: Urban geography and China (housing and land reforms, changing mo...

  • Global Inequalities In The AnthropoceneGEOG20011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Inequality is a global phenomenon – something widely found to be growing within and between nations. This subject takes a critical geographic perspective, focused on understanding the variety of scales at which inequality appears. It looks beneath national comparative statistics on global inequal...

  • Geography Research ProjectGEOG90013

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

      The Geography Research Project is designed for students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research in Geography. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the a...

  • Conservation and Cultural EnvironmentsGEOG90021

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides students with advanced level analysis and interpretation of the range of issues associated with the conservation and management of cultural environments. The subject advances student knowledge of cross cultural issues as they relate to natural and cultural resource managemen...

  • Geography Minor Research Project Part 1GEOG90030

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The Geography Minor Research Project allows students to develop advanced research skills by carrying out an independent research project in a field of Geography. The thesis will demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship...

  • Geography Minor Research Project Part 1GEOG90031

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The Geography Minor Research Project allows students to develop advanced research skills by carrying out an independent research project in a field of Geography. The thesis will demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship...

  • Research Methods in GeographyGEOG90029

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    The subject provides a conceptual and practical overview of the diverse research methods used in geography. It is designed to help commencing Master of Geography students (or equivalent) prepare for their research projects, and is taught in intensive mode in February. Topics covered include the s...

  • Famine: The Geography of ScarcityGEOG10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    There are over 800 million people in the world who are chronically malnourished, and world hunger is rising. Yet the world already produces enough food to feed 1.5 times the global population. This subject explains the physical and social drivers of hunger, famines, and related crises in social-e...

  • Post-Conflict Development and DifferenceGEOG20012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Post-conflict nation states are entangled with a diverse range of historically contingent and differently understood forms of social, economic and environmental governance. This creates new challenges and very often new conflict. This subject draws on critical geographies of development to examin...

  • Inside the City of DiversityGEOG20008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines how the spaces inside cities, the qualities and resources of their built environments, and the features of their neighbourhoods and communities, enhance or limit the opportunities of different groups of city dwellers. Starting from conceptual positions that foreground inequa...

  • Global YouthGEOG10003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject asks students to reflect on their position in the world through discussing the links between their own lives and those of young people in other global contexts. Students use personal reflection and selected scholarly readings, videos and media reports to investigate how youth are res...

  • Historical Themes in Australian PoliticsHIST90032

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    These seminars will examine some of the principal features of the Australian political system, their genesis and effects, and the ways that students of Australian political history have engaged with them. The topics include the origins of democracy in Australia, the forms of state activity, the n...