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  • Contemporary Cultural Theory & ResearchCULS90008


    This subject will introduce students to the current state of the discipline of Cultural Studies. Students will be oriented in relation to the major theoretical traditions, methodological approaches, empirical and political pre-occupations, and national traditions in Cultural Studies. We will do t...

  • Journalism Thesis Part 1JOUR90015

    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.

  • Journalism Thesis Part 2JOUR90016

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to JOUR90015 Journalism Thesis Part 1 for details

  • Researching/Writing StoriesJOUR90001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a practice based subject taught by leading practitioners, which enables students to develop their skills in researching, writing and producing stories. Students will enhance their understanding of how news stories are put together and will develop advanced skills in researching, writing a...

  • International Journalism - Key SkillsJOUR90020

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a practice based subject taught by leading practitioners, which enables students to develop their skills in researching, writing and producing stories in an international context. Students will enhance their understanding of how news stories are put together, including the variety of new ...

  • Newsroom-Applied Professional PracticeJOUR90010

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers students the opportunity to research and write stories in various styles, which will be considered for publication on The Citizen, the flagship publication of Centre Advancing Journalism. Students will be required to bring story ideas to regular news conferences for discussio...

  • Audio JournalismJOUR90005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides a solid grounding in audio journalism skills. The structure of news and current affairs reports is analysed, and training in recording and editing sound packages, and in scripting and presenting is provided. Ethical considerations relevant to audio journalism are canvassed i...

  • Print Markets: Structures and StrategiesPUBL90019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    As the print publishing market in all its forms adapts to the impact of new technologies, this subject examines the resulting seismic changes, the impact of digital technologies on the publishing supply chain and the shifting strategic contribution of marketing to the publishing process. We study...

  • Business and Professional CommunicationsPUBL90004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject studies the elements of successful communication in business and professional contexts - and these elements also translate into one’s personal communication. We study key skills, both written and oral, and take a resolutely practical approach to communication in all forms, including ...

  • Technical Writing and EditingPUBL90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject teaches the writing and editing skills needed in the technical writing profession. The emphasis is on preparing instructional materials (also known as user documentation), both for printed and online delivery. Students will learn how to plan a documentation project, how to tailor wri...

  • Introduction to Conservation TreatmentCUMC90028


    This subject examines the history and manufacture of traditional and modern materials, their properties and behaviour, and considers their chemical and physical processes of deterioration. These are considered in light of their cultural, historical and scientific contexts. The analytical methods ...

  • Technical Examination and DocumentationCUMC90032


    This subject aims to provide students with an introduction to a range of technical examination and documentation methods.  Visual examination methods include the use of:  visible light (reflected, transmitted, raking), ultraviolet and infrared radiation and x-radioagraphy.  More invasive examinat...

  • PracticumPUBL90012

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to further develop the skills and extend the experience of those students already in gainful employment in a publishing or communications environment. With the support of the subject coordinator and the mentorship of a senior staff member in their place of employment, the...

  • Conservation Thesis Part 2CUMC90036

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to CUMC90035 Conservation Thesis Part 1 for details

  • Conservation IntensiveCUMC90003


    The topics covered in this intensively taught subject will reflect those identified by the conservation sector as necessary and relevant to contemporary professional practice. The subject provides students with the opportunity to acquire and develop specialised skills in a professional industry s...

  • Content in the FieldCUMC90023


    This field based subject critically frames cross-cultural work currently taking place in the culture and heritage sector, and practically teaches students how to generate cultural conservation content accordingly, from community consultation, translation strategies, intellectual property protocol...

  • Cultural Materials Conservation ScienceCUMC90033


    This subject aims to provide students, who have an assumed knowledge of chemistry, with an introductory understanding of the chemistry and science that influences the properties and behaviour of a range of original and added materials, associated with cultural heritage materials.  Within a conser...

  • Ngarranggarni: Gija Art and CountryCUMC90034

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This on-country subject takes place at Warmun Art Centre and on surrounding Gija land in the East Kimberley, Western Australia. It is taught by senior Gija knowledge holders as part of a collaborative two-way learning partnership with University of Melbourne cultural materials conservation staff....

  • Russian 5RUSS30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed to provide students with a thorough exposure to pre-20th-century historical and social issues in Russia. Drawing on the dual meaning of the Russian word istorija (i.e., history and story), the theme-oriented instructional units emphasise personal and public stories in Rus...

  • Hebrew 5HEBR20007

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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 auth...