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  • Design & Desire in the Startup WorldANTH30019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    What makes new startups successful? How do they create products that capture our imagination and desires? This subject explores the social, cultural, and political forces that make innovation possible in the startup world, leading students to understand critically what startups are, and how they ...

  • Power, Ideology and InequalityANTH30005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    What sorts of inequalities are intensifying in the contemporary world? What dynamics are producing those intensifications? And how have anthropologists historically conceptualized the inequalities with which they gain firsthand experience through long-term fieldwork? Growing numbers of political ...

  • Anthropology of More-Than-Human WorldsANTH30009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject draws on ethnographic examples to explore the diverse ways that humans come to know and think about the natural world, understand their place in relation to that world, and interpret their roles and responsibilities in relation to other beings in the world. Engaging with a range of e...

  • Anthropology of Gender and SexualityANTH20008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers a specifically anthropological perspective to understandings of gender and sexuality, providing an empirical, cross-cultural framework with which to evaluate and examine various theoretical perspectives. Topics covered include the influence of an anthropologist's gendered and ...

  • Working with ValueANTH20007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores how people come to value things as they do, critically engaging with a range of theoretical and ethnographic literature to ask how value may be created, enhanced and realised in different ways. Students will be introduced to ways that anthropologists analyse and interpret va...

  • Development Studies Thesis Part 2DEVT90055

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to DEVT90054 Development Studies Thesis Part 1 for more details

  • Rural and Urban Development StrategiesDEVT90047


    This subject focuses on prevalent development challenges and strategies in rural and urban contexts of the developing world. Students will develop an understanding of strategies by actors at different levels, across rural and urban contexts, and of the ways in which these strategies can contribut...

  • Intervening in DevelopmentDEVT90053

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject complements the Development Theories compulsory subject, which taken together will give students a strong grounding in both the theories and the practice of development. This subject interprets ‘intervention’ broadly to cover efforts (policies, programmes, projects, activities) that ...

  • Development Studies Thesis Part 1DEVT90054

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students enrolled in this subject will undertake a piece of research in Development Studies approved by the course coordinator. The research will incorporate an analysis of relevant development theory and practice. Under the close guidance of a dedicated supervisor, students are expected to engag...

  • Political Economy of DevelopmentDEVT90045

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will analyse the contemporary, integrated global crises of poverty, wealth and ecological destruction. It will concentrate on the contribution which economic analysis can make to understanding the issues and to addressing them. Topics to be covered include: the goals of socio-economi...

  • Development Studies Special Topics ADEVT90007


    This subject involves the study of selected key issues in the field of development studies. It is intended that the subject will assist students in broadening their understanding of development processes and update their knowledge of current debates amongst development theorists and practitioners...

  • Development Research Design & AssessmentDEVT90041


    This subject will focus on understanding development research design and a variety of research methods for investigating development problems. The subject will also seek to build skills in assessing the evidence produced from development research, and identifying the strengths/weaknesses and vali...

  • Monitoring and Evaluation in DevelopmentDEVT90035

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The importance of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in the management of projects and programs has been widely recognised within the development sector. Effective M&E acts as an anchor to keep the program moving in the right direction towards the goals and targets set at the planning stage....

  • Australian Indigenous Studies Thesis Pt2AIND40008

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to AIND40007 Australian Indigenous Studies Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • Working in Indigenous Cultural ContextsAIND90002


    This subject will examine the diversity of protocols and management practices that arts and cultural managers need to be cognisant of when working in Australian Indigenous cultural contexts. Examining management concerns and practices across a range of art forms in both urban and remote settings,...

  • Critical Debates in Indigenous StudiesAIND30007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The capstone subject will allow students to draw together the knowledge and learning experiences they have had in the Australian Indigenous Studies Major. Students will also have the opportunity to reflect on the deeper implications of this knowledge and apply multidisciplinary research perspecti...

  • Aboriginal Land, Law and PhilosophyAIND20005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Aboriginal Land, Law and Philosophy will provide students who have completed the first year introductory MULT10001 Aboriginalities subject with a more detailed and complex understanding of some of the key themes in this study area. It will utilise the physical, symbolic and metaphysical role of l...

  • Aboriginal Cultural StudiesAIND30010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject studies Aboriginal dance, theatre and popular music, cultural and sporting festivals; governmental arts funding agencies; and Aboriginal arts organisations. It focuses on theoretical and political issues which arise from Aboriginal culture being both a commodity and a vehicle of Indi...

  • Development Studies Thesis Part 1DEVT40009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    An original, supervised research project on a topic to be decided in consultation with the coordinator and the supervisor.

  • International Internship in DevelopmentDEVT90008

    Offered:January, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    International Internship is an elective (25 credit points) available to Masters level students in Development and various cognate disciplines and fields of study. It provides students with the opportunity to gain exposure to a different cultural, socio-political and organisational context and to ...