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  • The Rule of LawPADM90006


    The Rule of Law is one of the core subjects in the Melbourne Master of Public Administration. The Melbourne MPA is an interdisciplinary, globally-focused degree program for managers that work within or with government in Australia or internationally. A foundational aspect of public administration...

  • Managing Public FinancesPADM90003

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    Managing Public Finances is one of the core subjects in the Melbourne Master of Public Administration. The Melbourne MPA is an interdisciplinary, globally-focused degree program for managers that work within or with government. This subject provides the theoretical and analytical tools for unders...

  • Major Project (Social Practice)CCDP40002

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    Through independent research, students undertake a year-long project in the field of social practice under the guidance of an individual supervisor for presentation at the end of the academic year.

  • Arts & Community Practice ThesisCCDP90017

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    Students who undertake the Thesis subject will engage in independent theoretical or practice-led research on a topic of their choice related to Arts and Community Practice under the direction of an individual supervisor. This 50 point course is two semesters long and assessment includes 3 stages:...

  • Project BCCDP90014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject covers international frameworks of community cultural development including approaches to international development initiatives, educational and cultural institution programming, philanthropic agendas, and social innovation work in relation to creativity and community contexts. Stude...

  • Research Methods (Social Practice)CCDP40001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    A weekly seminar that introduces and examines the relationship between research and practice within the context of practice-led research. This seminar acquaints students with a range of research methods and paradigms, covering key issues and practical skills relevant to the creative arts and musi...

  • Video Games: Remaking RealityCCDP10003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This course is a full overview of Video Games. The great games, the history, the techniques, and the future of this developing medium and industry are explored in 12 weeks. Games have developed from simple electronic entertainment in the 70s to an epic cinematic medium that now is larger than the...

  • Street ArtCCDP20001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    From illegally spray-painted stencils to secret exhibitions in abandoned warehouses to exclusive multi-million dollar art fairs, this subject explores the rise of street art in the contemporary city. The subject examines the diversity of artists, materials and political impulses that drive stree...

  • Research Paper (Social Practice)CCDP40003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The supervised research paper will identify and critically reflect on an issue persuasively presented as relevant to the candidate's major project. The key task of the research paper is to demonstrate that candidate comprehends their situation as a cultural producer within an artistic field of co...

  • The Electronic Arts: Vision and SoundCCDP10002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This course explores creative work in many fields that use technology as the core of its work. The use of electronics in The Visual Arts, Video, Experimental Film, Music and Sound Art, Theatre, Installations, Advertising, Multimedia and Design are covered from different perspectives and examined ...

  • Project ACCDP90011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will engage in a project related to arts and community practice including applied practice. Projects may result in assessed industry reports, project and organisation evaluations, or practice-led research like creative development of community-based arts projects. This subject will be su...

  • Clinical Education in PracticeEDUC90743

    Offered:February, Semester 2, SeptemberYear:2019

    This subject brings together the two major threads from the first semester’s subjects and presents participants with opportunities to apply the principles in their own clinical workplaces. More difficult teaching situations and the strategies to resolve them will be explored. The emphasis is prac...

  • Understanding SchoolsEDUC90751


    The structure, organisation and culture of schools are critically explored through the conceptual tool of framing. Several frames are used to understand the typical forms schools take, and how people are organized in these forms. Re-framing, organizational behaviour, and successful school leaders...

  • Place Based Elective (Rural / Remote)EDUC90923

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed for Master of Teaching students interested in gaining teaching experience in a rural / remote setting. This subject includes a professional practice component and an on-campus teaching component. The subject introduces students to the importance of place as a determinant ...

  • Science and Technology in PracticeEDUC90860


    This subject will develop and consolidate Teacher Candidates’ understanding of major science concepts through an examination of children’s everyday experiences. This development in science conceptual understandings will occur through the dynamic exploration of phenomena such as weather, motion an...

  • Local Literacies in Global ContextsEDUC90930


    This subject will introduce students to the ways in which literacy supports and empowers learning and social change in global contexts, and will explore the impact of literacy practices on learning in real world and virtual communities. Students will be introduced to key theories and approaches t...

  • Learning Area Drama 2EDUC90436


    This subject focuses on the design, implementation and reflection on drama education in secondary school contexts. Teacher Candidates will further their understanding of drama as an arts discipline and as a pedagogy through practical application and reflective practice. The subject will examine a...

  • Introduction to Positive EducationEDUC90806

    Offered:February, MarchYear:2019

    This subject introduces the science of positive psychology as it applies to education. The brain-science basis of positive psychology, including an introduction to neuroplasticity, will be explored and students are introduced to wellbeing theories as foundational concepts for their studies. The f...

  • Mixed Methods Research & EvaluationEDUC90717

    Offered:Term 4Year:2019

    This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of mixed methods research and evaluation. Topics that will be covered include: the emergence of mixed methods approaches; nature and purposes of mixed methods studies; choosing mixed methods designs; synthesis of mixed methods data; ...

  • Learning Area Visual Arts & Design 1EDUC90477


    This subject develops Teacher Candidates’ understanding of the place of Visual Arts and Design in contemporary schools in Australia. By considering the principles of learning and teaching that underpin effective classrooms and the research that supports these principles, this subject will widen t...