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  • Social Enterprise IncubatorMULT90059

    Offered:Semester 1

    This subject has been developed in partnership with The Big Issue, an independent, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and creating job opportunities for homeless, marginalised and disadvantaged people, to provide students with the opportunity to work in small project teams to con...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTotal 24 hours: 8 x 3-hour seminars and group project meetings
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • LanguageMULT10015

    Offered:Semester 1

    Language plays a central role in the central disciplinary areas in the humanities and social sciences. This subject gives students tools for thinking about language in a range of disciplines, including linguistics, history, sociology, politics, literary studies, anthropology, language studies, ps...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours2 x 1-hour lecture and 1 x 1-hour tutorial per week. There will also be 1 x 2-hour skills workshop in weeks 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8.
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • RepresentationMULT10017

    Offered:Semester 2

    Humans grapple with representations of themselves and their contexts. They also like to imagine other possible worlds. We use words, language, images, sounds and movement to construct narratives and stories, large and small, about the trivial and the profound, the past and the future. These repre...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTwo 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week; and a 2-hour skills workshop in each of weeks 1, 2 and 3 OR 4, 5 and 6 OR 7, 8 and 9.
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • PowerMULT10018

    Offered:Semester 1

    The idea of power is a way to grasp the character of social relations. Investigating power can tell us about who is in control and who may benefit from such arrangements. Power can be a zero-sum game of domination. It can also be about people acting together to enact freedom. This subject examine...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTwo 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week; and a 2-hour skills workshop in weeks 1, 2 and 3 or weeks 4, 5 and 6 or weeks 7, 8 and 9.
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Applied Research MethodsMULT30018

    Offered:Semester 2

    This subject provides students with training in applied social science research methods. Students will learn how to connect a research question with appropriate research design and methodology and acquire practical skills in utilising different research methods and tools, including analysing data...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours26 contact hours: 8 online lectures and 8 compulsory 1 hour seminars, and a 1.5 hour tutorial per week for 10 weeks are staggered and cover the 12 weeks of semester.
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Arts InternshipMULT30019

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2

    This subject involves completion of an 80-100 hour work placement integrating academic learning, employability skills and attributes and an improved knowledge of organisations, workplace culture and career pathways. The placement is supplemented by pre- and post-placement classes, including a com...

    • Summer Term
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours80-100 hours placement, 2 hour induction, 8 hours pre-placement, 2 hours mid-placement, 8 hours post-placement
      Teaching period 3 January 2017 to 17 February 2017
      Last self-enrol date12 January 2017
      Census date13 January 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail10 February 2017
      Assessment period ends25 February 2017
    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours80-100 hours placement, 2 hour induction, 8 hours pre-placement, 2 hours mid-placement, 8 hours post-placement
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours80-100 hours placement, 2 hour induction, 8 hours pre-placement, 2 hours mid-placement, 8 hours post-placement
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Sustainability Governance and LeadershipMULT90004

    Offered:March, July

    Sustainability Governance & Leadership (SGL) is one of two core subjects for the Master of Environment course, and is designed to develop the knowledge and skills you will need to succeed as a sustainability leader in a world of complex challenges and global change. This subject provides you ...

    • March
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursSix days of classes.
      Teaching period 3 March 2017 to 7 April 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date24 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail28 April 2017
      Assessment period ends26 May 2017
    • July
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursSix days of classes.
      Teaching period27 July 2017 to 7 September 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date18 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends22 October 2017
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  • Business Risk ManagementMULT90014

    Offered:Semester 1, Winter Term

    Risk management is a key business activity that impacts the full range of organisational activities and functional areas across the enterprise. This subject surveys a spectrum of business risks from operational to strategic risks. It provides a foundation in enterprise risk management principles,...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursSemester 1:One 3-hour seminar per week; June: Two 3-hour seminars per week
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
    • Winter Term
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursSemester 1:One 3-hour seminar per week; June: Two 3-hour seminars per week
      Teaching period27 June 2017 to 20 July 2017
      Last self-enrol date30 June 2017
      Census date 7 July 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 July 2017
      Assessment period ends 3 August 2017
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  • Indigenous ResearchMULT90022

    Offered:February

    ‘Indigenous Research’ is the core subject in the Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research (ProfCertIR), and is offered as a week-long on-campus intensive. In this subject, ‘Indigenous research’ includes not only research by Indigenous individuals, but also research on Indigenous topics. T...

    • February
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours5-Day Intensive (Lectures, seminars, workshops, group activities)
      Teaching period 8 February 2017 to 14 February 2017
      Last self-enrol date 9 February 2017
      Census date 3 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 April 2017
      Assessment period ends26 May 2017
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  • Communicating Agricultural SciencesMULT90060

    Offered:Semester 1

    This subject provides students with advanced level written, verbal and visual skills needed to communicate with a wide audience. Students learn that agriculture is not only built on a firm scientific basis, but also has a strong social science element to it as well. Through a set of lectures and ...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours48 hours
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Independent ResearchMULT30015

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Winter Term, Semester 2

    This subject functions to provide students with the opportunity to do supervised research topic. The student should gain skills in independent research and acquire the ability to apply analysis to a topic within one of the disciplines offered in the Bachelor of Arts.

    • Summer Term
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursRegular meetings with supervisor.
      Teaching period 3 January 2017 to 17 February 2017
      Last self-enrol date12 January 2017
      Census date13 January 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail10 February 2017
      Assessment period ends25 February 2017
    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursRegular meetings with supervisor.
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
    • Winter Term
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursRegular meetings with supervisor.
      Teaching period26 June 2017 to 16 July 2017
      Last self-enrol date30 June 2017
      Census date 7 July 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail14 July 2017
      Assessment period ends21 July 2017
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursRegular meetings with supervisor.
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Supervised Reading (Asia Institute)MULT90002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    This subject offers students the chance to undertake independent research in their respective disciplines in areas of interest to them, and present the findings in a scholarly manner. Topics might include aspects of regional history, ethnic groups, language, culture, polity, media, gender, class,...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursRegular documented fortnightly meetings with supervisor
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursRegular documented fortnightly meetings with supervisor
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Indigenous People and Social ControlMULT30017

    Offered:Semester 1

    This subject offers an examination of the relationships between indigenous people and the major systems of social control such as the criminal justice system, education, welfare and health. It explores the experiences and outcomes of Indigenous exposure to selected agencies within those systems. ...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours30 contact hours: One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week for 10 weeks. The lecture and tutorial programs are staggered and cover the 12 weeks of semester.
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Arts InternshipMULT20010

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2

    This subject involves completion of an 80-100 hour work placement integrating academic learning, employability skills and attributes and an improved knowledge of organisations, workplace culture and career pathways. The placement is supplemented by pre- and post-placement classes, including a com...

    • Summer Term
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours80 -100 hours placement, 2 hour induction, 8 hours pre-placement, 2 hours mid-placement, 8 hours post-placement.
      Teaching period 3 January 2017 to 17 February 2017
      Last self-enrol date12 January 2017
      Census date13 January 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail10 February 2017
      Assessment period ends25 February 2017
    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours80 -100 hours placement, 2 hour induction, 8 hours pre-placement, 2 hours mid-placement, 8 hours post-placement.
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours80 -100 hours placement, 2 hour induction, 8 hours pre-placement, 2 hours mid-placement, 8 hours post-placement.
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Communicating Science and TechnologyMULT20011

    Offered:Semester 2

    Why is it essential scientists learn to communicate effectively about science and technology to a variety of audiences? What makes for engaging communication when it comes to science and technology? How does the style of communication need to change for different audiences? What types of media ca...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOne 2-hour seminar, one 1-hour seminar plus one 1-hour tutorial per week
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Research Project (Indig. Arts & Culture)MULT70005

    Offered:Time-based Research

    Through a course of independent research students will complete a thesis equivalent to 40,000 words

    • Time-based Research
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours
      Teaching period — to —
      Last self-enrol date
      Census date15 December 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail15 December 2017
      Assessment period ends
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  • The Art & Practice of the Personal EssayMULT90044

    Offered:May

    In this 12-hour seminar series students will read and discuss writing that explores complex ideas and issues in personal, engaging, and creative ways. These seminars will examine the rhetorical, narrative, and poetic strategies of the personal essay as a contribution to public intellectual discou...

    • May
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTotal 12 hours: 4 x 3 hour seminars, taught weekly over four weeks.
      Teaching period 1 May 2017 to 26 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date 5 May 2017
      Census date19 May 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 9 June 2017
      Assessment period ends30 June 2017
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  • Digital Humanities:Working with ArchivesMULT90056

    Offered:August

    The explosion of research in the digital humanities and social sciences has created exciting opportunities for scholars but also poses important new questions. PhD students now need to know not only how to use digital resources in their work, but how to critique and evaluate those resources. This...

    • August
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTotal 12 hours: 6 x 2 hour seminars, delivered intensively over six weeks.
      Teaching period 7 August 2017 to 15 September 2017
      Last self-enrol date15 August 2017
      Census date25 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends13 October 2017
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  • Leading Change in a Complex WorldMULT30014

    Offered:Semester 1

    AIMS This subject aims to engage students in the process of designing a proposal to lead change in a “real world” complex problem. How do you develop personal and professional practice that actively contributes to creating sustainable environments for future generations? This subject will prepa...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours5 hours of seminars/workshops per week
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Critical Analytical SkillsMULT20003

    Offered:Semester 1

    This subject introduces students to the fundamental analytic skills that are used in social science research. It provides an introduction to the theoretical and epistemological foundations of social science research, familiarises students with the different methods of inquiry in the social scienc...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours30 contact hours. 1 x 1.5 hour lecture and 1 x 1.5 hour tutorial per week for 10 weeks. The lecture and tutorial programs are staggerred and cover the 12 weeks of semester.
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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