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  • Disability, Diversity and InclusionUNIB30012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Drawing on both the lived experience of people with disability and faculty members from a variety of disciplines, this subject will explore the place of people with disability in our community. The subject matter will challenge stereotypes of ‘inability’ and ‘dependence’, and examine how people w...

  • Climate Change llUNIB20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will allow students to further develop their understanding of climate change through a detailed consideration of future mitigation options and adaptation strategies in four areas of critical concern. These areas include (1) energy generation and use, (2) cities and urban development,...

  • Going Places - Travelling SmarterUNIB20018

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Travel is an ambition for many cosmopolitan-minded students, either as part of a study program/exchange or as an independent project. Aimed to enhance any travel experiences, the Going Places – Travelling Smarter subject provides interdisciplinary methods to observe and interpret new environments...

  • Internet Meets SocietyUNIB10005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The Internet is now a familiar part of everyday life. But what exactly is the Internet? What is it used for and how is it implicated in the transformation of society, culture, community and our daily lives? This subject examines these and other critical questions in exploring the complex interpla...

  • Wines of the WorldUNIB30008

    Offered:February, JulyYear:2019

    The practice of drinking wine, often with matching food, is an important component of social and business interaction in many but not all modern societies. It is a practice that raises conflicting issues relating to its social, economic and health impacts on society. This subject will focus on t...

  • The Secret Life of the Body 1UNIB10011

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Ever thought about how we actually see, hear, taste, smell and touch? How do musicians, dancers, artists, athletes, martial artists and yoga practitioners do what they do? And how does this relate to findings and hidden secrets in scientific research about the body and the brain?   In an incre...

  • Philosophy, Politics and EconomicsUNIB10014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will provide a foundation in ethical, political, and economic methodologies that will be bought to bear on the analysis and evaluation of the processes and institutions that shape society. Areas of major public debate concerning justice and the distribution of resources will be exami...

  • Critical Thinking With DataUNIB10006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject teaches students to become critical users of data-based evidence. Future journalists, political scientists, sociologists, lawyers, health professionals, psychologists, environmental scientists, business people, engineers, scientists and teachers will develop skills in identifying the...

  • Logic: Language and InformationUNIB10002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Information is everywhere: in our words and our world, our thoughts and our theories, our devices and our databases. Logic is the study of that information: the features it has, how it's represented, and how we can manipulate it. Learning logic helps you formulate and answer questions about infor...

  • Same-Sex Desire and TranssexualityUNIB20016

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines same-sex desire and transsexuality as understood by a variety of disciplines, including genetics, history, law, medicine and pedagogy. Through interdisciplinary team teaching, and a range of learning and assessment activities, students will be introduced to the ways in which...

  • Food For a Healthy Planet IIUNIB20014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will use a variety of delivery tools including in-class lecture, case analysis, problems, invited expert seminars etc. This will include modules on science, health, economics, politics & law, social issues relating to food and food security. The primary aim in this year is to eng...

  • Climate Change III: Responding to ChangeUNIB30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This final subject of the climate change breadth sequence will provide a capstone and integrated assessment experience related to this climate change mitigation, impact assessment or adaptation. A key part of this subject is a project on an applied problem that may be undertaken with a partner su...

  • Global Health, Security & SustainabilityUNIB30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    "Global health, Security & Sustainability" is a new and exciting subject that explores the root causes of disease, poverty, injustice and inequity that exist in the world today. It will feature eminent speakers from a range of academic disciplines to provide students with diverse approaches ...

  • Our Planet, Our HealthUNIB10017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This interdisciplinary subject will introduce students to the core concepts of One Health in its broadest sense, as a concept that describes the interconnectedness of the health of humans, animals and the environment. Key themes that will be explored during the course, with reference to case stud...

  • Our Planet, Our Health IIUNIB20020

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This interdisciplinary subject will challenge students by covering key One Health threats and responses, considering the interconnectedness of the health of humans, animals and the environment. Key themes that will be explored during the course, with reference to case studies, will include: The ...

  • Food for a Healthy Planet IIIUNIB30010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Food for a Healthy Planet III is about the many facets of modern food systems and the roles, availability and requirements demanded of food in Australia and internationally. Changing dietary requirements by consumers and changing expectations about the desired characteristics of the products of t...

  • Introduction to Climate ChangeUNIB10007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is an introduction to the major topics in climate change, including the scientific basis of the greenhouse effect, the history of Earth’s climate, energy options, economics and public policy, the effect of climate change on food, water and health, and the national and international l...

  • An Ecological History of HumanityUNIB10003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    An Ecological History of Humanity is essential for students interested in the ecological crises facing our planet in the Age of the Anthropocene. Taught by a geographer, a zoologist, a microbiologist and an historian, it is an interdisciplinary exploration of our complex relationship with the env...

  • Cultures & Flavours of Latin AmericaUNIB20019

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Cultures and Flavours of Latin America is a subject designed for students interested in a general cultural introduction to the field of Latin American Studies. In this subject students will learn about the history and politics of Latin American countries, their food, wine production, cultural ex...

  • Insects Shaping SocietyUNIB10018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This breadth subject explores the interactions of bees and other insects with societies worldwide. From the traditions of ancient Egypt and Asia, to modern day Europe, insects are central, not only in the production of food, and spreading of disease but also play an important role in religion, la...