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  • Introduction to Life, Earth and UniverseMULT10011

    Undergraduate subjectOffered:Semester 1

    A multi-disciplinary approach is required to understand the most profound questions about life on Earth, and the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe. This subject will explore the key ideas from the major scientific disciplines to understand the nature of life, the formation of the Ear...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours3 x one hour lectures per week; 1 x three hour workshop/laboratory classes per week for ten weeks.
      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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  • Sustainability in Developing CommunitiesMULT10013

    Undergraduate subjectOffered:Semester 2

    AIMS The volunteer organisation Engineers Without Borders (EWB) seeks involvement of teams of first-year students in a ‘challenge’ to devise solutions for real problems in under-developed communities. In this subject you will work in teams to develop conceptual solutions for sustainable developm...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours5 hours of seminars/workshops 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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  • Communicating Science and TechnologyMULT20011

    Undergraduate subjectOffered: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

    Research subjectOffered: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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  • Special Research Subject AMULT40008

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    Students who complete this subject should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a particular topic in Hispanic cultural studies, linguistics or literature, and demonstrate the ability to analyse and to report on their reading in a manner appropriate to the methodology adopted. Available to...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursRegular meetings with the 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 meetings with the 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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  • Special Research TopicsMULT40007

    Offered:Semester 1

    Students studying French, German, Italian or Spanish at 4th or 5th year are permitted to take this individual reading subject subject to coordinator authorisation to enrol. After consultation with an appropriate member of staff who agrees to act as a supervisor, students wishing to take this subj...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursRegular meeting with supervisor (1 hour 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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  • Research Principles and PracticesMULT50001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    This subject introduces students to research skills for students planning, researching and writing a thesis in the School of Culture and Communication. Research Principles and Practices explores traditional and contemporary research practices and the differing methodological approaches guiding re...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTotal 28 hours: 2x8-hour teaching days for the first two days of classes and 6x2-hour seminars, taught fortnightly during semester
      Teaching period20 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date 3 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 hoursTotal 28 hours: 2x8-hour teaching days for the first two days of classes and 6x2-hour seminars, taught fortnightly during semester
      Teaching period17 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date28 July 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Interdisciplinarity and the EnvironmentMULT90005

    Offered:March, Semester 2

    Environmental issues are often complex, controversial and associated with uncertain knowledge. In this context, Interdisciplinary and Environment explores the ‘knowledge challenges’ that environmental professionals face in their everyday work. Particular attention is given to the challenges of in...

    • March
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursCombination of lectures (18 hours) and tutorials (18 hours) = 36 contact hours (6 hours x 6 weeks for March commencement; 3 hours x 12 weeks for Semester 2 commencement)
      Teaching period 3 March 2017 to 7 April 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date24 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 April 2017
      Assessment period ends19 May 2017
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursCombination of lectures (18 hours) and tutorials (18 hours) = 36 contact hours (6 hours x 6 weeks for March commencement; 3 hours x 12 weeks for Semester 2 commencement)
      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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  • Australia NowMULT20013

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    This subject introduces students to key social, political and environmental issues which are shaping contemporary Australia. It is ideal for international students, for students whose main area of study lies outside the humanities, and for students who wish to gain a broad understanding of the co...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursA 1.5-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial 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
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursA 1.5-hour lecture and a 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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  • IdentityMULT10014

    Offered:Semester 1

    Who we are and what we do is all tangled up in our identity. This subject considers how identities are constructed and maintained through mediated processes of self and other. The subject investigates the myriad demands and devices that figure in constructing our senses of self and other (includi...

    • 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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  • GSHSS Advanced Special StudyMULT90028

    Offered:Semester 1

    This subject involves a study of an approved topic in the humanities and social sciences. Details of the program being offered will be available from the graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Students who complete this subject successfully should have demonstrated a specialist unders...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTotal 24 hours: 1 x 2 hour seminar, taught weekly.
      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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  • Research Project IAPMULT90029

    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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  • Advanced Qualitative MethodsMULT90055

    Offered:May

    The focus of this subject is to engage students in the process of making strategic and appropriate research design choices from the range of qualitative research methods suitable for social science research. The subject will move between gaining practical experience with a variety of core qualita...

    • May
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTotal 12 hours: 6 x 2 hour seminars, delivered fortnightly.
      Teaching period 1 May 2017 to 16 June 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 May 2017
      Census date19 May 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail23 June 2017
      Assessment period ends16 July 2017
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  • Quantitative MethodsMULT90054

    Graduate subjectOffered:August

    This course will introduce students to quantitative methods (large-N) as they apply to social science research. Topics covered will include descriptive statistics, correlation, significance testing, multiple regression and experimental methods. This course will discuss causal inference in relatio...

    • August
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTotal 12 hours: 4 x 3 hour seminars, taught weekly over four weeks.
      Teaching period 7 August 2017 to 8 September 2017
      Last self-enrol date14 August 2017
      Census date25 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail15 September 2017
      Assessment period ends 6 October 2017
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  • GSHSS Advanced Special StudyMULT90028

    Graduate subjectOffered:Semester 1

    This subject involves a study of an approved topic in the humanities and social sciences. Details of the program being offered will be available from the graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Students who complete this subject successfully should have demonstrated a specialist unders...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTotal 24 hours: 1 x 2 hour seminar, taught weekly.
      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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  • ReasonMULT10016

    Undergraduate subjectOffered:Semester 1

    Reason, many believe, is what makes us human. Until recently, most scientists and philosophers agreed that the ability to use the mind to analyse and interpret the world is something intrinsic to the nature of our species. Reason has a long and extraordinary history. We will explore a number of i...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours42 hours - Two 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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  • PowerMULT10018

    Undergraduate subjectOffered: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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  • Critical Analytical SkillsMULT20003

    Undergraduate subjectOffered: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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  • Researching the PastMULT90032

    Graduate subjectOffered:Semester 1, July

    The subject, conducted as six fortnightly seminars, introduces commencing graduate students to various tools and traditions of reading, writing, researching and thinking about the past. The subject will touch on a range of key methodological approaches in historiography over the past half century...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTotal 12 Hours: 6 x 2 hour seminars, taught fortnightly.
      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
    • July
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTotal 12 Hours: 6 x 2 hour seminars, taught fortnightly.
      Teaching period28 July 2017 to 18 August 2017
      Last self-enrol date 1 August 2017
      Census date11 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 1 September 2017
      Assessment period ends15 September 2017
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  • Internship II (Year Long) Part 2MULT90062

    Graduate subjectOffered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    Refer to MULT90061 Internship II (Year Long) Part 1 for details

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursRefer to MULT90061 Internship II (Year Long) Part 1 for details
      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 hoursRefer to MULT90061 Internship II (Year Long) Part 1 for details
      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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