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  • Hebrew 4HEBR10006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students build on their proficiencies and skills in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with authentic texts and situations, and are equipped with more sophisticated language and intercultural skills to converse about themselves in Hebrew within a broader range of...

  • Spanish-English Translation 2TRAN90016

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on basic contrastive grammar and discourse analysis to tackle a range of translation problems involving different translation purposes, media, and technologies (translation memories, post-editing, terminology, quality control). A key part of the learning process will be coordi...

  • English-Spanish Translation 1TRAN90015

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the basic principles and practice of written translation into Spanish using a professional translation-memory tool. Students will learn to apply contrastive grammar and grounded discourse analysis in order to identify and resolve translation problems by using a...

  • Specialised Spanish Translation 2TRAN90019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will be given hands-on practice reading and translating a variety of specialised documents, including legal text types, agro-alimentary reports and promotional texts (publicity and websites) in accordance with the particular interests of the student group. Special attention will be paid ...

  • Translation Studies Thesis Part 2TRAN90013

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to TRAN90012 Translation Studies Thesis Part 1 for details

  • Translation in a Chinese ContextTRAN90008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the basic theory and practice of written translation. Students will learn to apply text analysis, text typology, and contrastive analysis of their working languages to identify, analyse, and resolve translation problems while independently developing an efficie...

  • Doing Media EthnographyCULS90010


    Ethnography — the descriptive and long-term study of peoples and their communities — is one of the most challenging, and rewarding, approaches to media research. This elective will help students interested in ethnography to engage with the key conceptual and practical issues found when using it a...

  • Cultural Studies NowCULS40011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    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...

  • Cultural Policy and PowerCULS40001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to cultural policy studies as a distinct domain of cultural studies. It examines the stakes involved in defining and operating within cultural policy studies by working through the characterisations of creative industries, cultural practices, cultural politics and...

  • City CulturesCULS30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to a variety of ways in which city cultures have defined and articulated popular culture and critical social theory. Students will be introduced to contemporary urban narratives of places and spaces through a focus on city cultures, from Melbourne, New York, ...

  • Asian Cinema and MediaCULS30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject focuses on contemporary Asian cinema and media with a special emphasis on their transnational aspects. Students will encounter examples mainly from cinema (both popular and 'art' film), but the subject also engages with other forms of media culture like television, computer games, mu...

  • 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...

  • Advanced Non Fiction WritingJOUR90009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on basic news writing skills to explore feature writing, journalistic essay writing and long term literary journalism. Students are introduced to key examples of leading non fiction writing from Australia and overseas, and are encouraged to reflect on the techniques employed, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Young Adult FictionCWRI90009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will explore the transitory space occupied by the young adult, and the literature that is produced for teenagers. Students will critically engage with texts from this relatively new literary genre, and creatively navigate the space between childhood and adulthood. Exploring the histo...

  • Writing AustraliaCWRI40014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students study a number of recent Australian literary works selected from a range of genres. The emphasis is on contemporary work. The approach will include discussion of ways of reading, and production of creative responses to the selected texts. Students will read one significan...