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  • Editing MasterclassPUBL90021

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to the principles and practices associated with the development and structural editing of a range of texts from four specialised genres: fiction, trade non-fiction, children’s books, genre fiction and educational publishing. Students will be presented with man...

  • Publishing and Communications Thesis Pt1PUBL90022

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A research topic selected in consultation with the supervisor. Enrolment in the thesis is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 37.5 point requirement for the year-long subject.

  • Writing and Editing for MagazinesPUBL90013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of magazine writing, editing and publishing, with special emphasis on the skills needed to successfully produce magazines today. We examine how magazine editors conceive of audiences, and how they create print and digital magazines that serve the needs and desire...

  • Writing and Editing for Digital MediaPUBL90006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This introductory subject is designed to induct graduate students into the major issues and current thinking in web-based communication; to familiarize students with the major channels and platforms in use in this field; to develop an understanding of online genres, and teach essential writing an...

  • History of Books and ReadingPUBL90007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the history of the book and its relationship to changing reading practices. It will focus specifically on the changing technologies and aesthetics of book production, the relationships between reading and other cultural practices, the changing roles of publishe...

  • Hebrew 6HEBR30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on advanced modern literary texts, including study of contemporary Hebrew writers in prose and poetry, modern conversational idiom, and newspaper and academic articles. Students further extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with aut...

  • Hebrew 1HEBR10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject covers the basic word formation and syntax of Modern Hebrew, as well as reading, writing and simple conversation. Students should also gain an historical perspective of the language. Students who complete the subject should have a sufficient grasp of Modern Hebrew grammar, vocabulary...

  • Conservation Thesis Part 1CUMC90035

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The student proposes an original research topic that contributes to existing bodies of conservation knowledge and is approved by the coordinator. The student then initiates and conducts an involved program of primary research requiring interdisciplinary skills and knowledge. The student conducts ...

  • Preventive ConservationCUMC90029


    This subject examines the physical and chemical causes of deterioration of cultural material, and considers how these can be effectively mitigated. Areas of study include the ten agents of deterioration that include light, incorrect relative humidities, incorrect temperature, physical stresses, b...



    In this subject students explore issues relating to the preservation of culture. Students engage with individual guest lecturers who have extraordinary or senior cultural expertise and knowledge, and who lead students through the complexity of issues relating to context, disruption, authenticity,...

  • Digital Cultural ConservationCUMC90022


    Community outreach programs and knowledge sharing principles are central to new cultural conservation practices. This subject will introduce the role of digital cultural conservation in the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of communities. Aspects of this field will be explored, including k...

  • Conservation Assessment and Treatment 1CUMC90030

    Offered:Summer Term, OctoberYear:2019

    This subject builds on the current philosophical and ethical approach and the materials and techniques used in the interventive conservation treatment of cultural and heritage artefacts. Students learn to document the condition and materials of artefacts within their specialisation, and to examin...

  • Analytical Science in ConservationCUMC90031


    This subject aims to provide students with an introduction to the fundamental principles and practical applications of the major analytical techniques used in cultural materials conservation. The subject builds upon the students' knowledge gained in CUMC90032 Technical Examination and Documentati...

  • Conservation Internship and ProjectsCUMC90006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students arrange and undertake a placement in cultural heritage industry. They work under the guidance of a senior cultural heritage practitioner within the workplace. Students carry out a set program of cultural heritage research, conservation projects and/or conservation treatme...

  • Conservation Assessment and Treatment 2CUMC90005

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019Quotas apply

    Students undertake more complex assessment, documentation and conservation treatment of artefacts across different material types within an ethical and sustainable decision making framework. Areas of study covered depend on the cultural and heritage collections but are likely to include methods o...

  • Conservation Professional PracticesCUMC90026


    This subject will introduce students to the ethical issues, cultural considerations, policy framework and the economic environment that informs conservation practice. During the pre-teaching period students are expected to complete the course readings, review the lectures and any other course pr...

  • Journalism InternshipJOUR90003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students enrolled in this subject will be matched individually by the Subject Coordinator to a media organisation suited to the student's interests, ambitions and skills, for a 20 day ( or FTE) placement as an intern. Subject Coordinator will liaise with workplace mentor/supervisor to ensure stud...

  • International Traditions in JournalismJOUR90021

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines the practice of professional journalism and its traditions across a variety of international contexts. Students will compare and contrast the intellectual and historical traditions behind the development of contemporary journalism practice in places including Australia, Euro...

  • Data JournalismJOUR90011

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    This unit will explore the practice and theoretical underpinnings of data journalism, whereby news content is organized around structured pieces of data, as opposed to conventionally structured news stories. Students will learn how to access key public databases, extract stories from them, and ma...

  • Dilemmas in Journalism: Law and EthicsJOUR90006


    This subject will provide students with a grounding in key aspects of media law that all journalists need to be aware of, and offer students an opportunity to engage with particular ethical dilemmas that arise in the field of journalism.It will provide students with an opportunity to gain a deep ...