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  • Philosophy, Politics and EconomicsUNIB10014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
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  • Water for Sustainable FuturesUNIB20012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    In recent decades the importance of regulating water and its wider implications have been the subject of great debate. Water is no longer viewed solely in hydrological terms, where its supply and allocation are considered to be the only determinants important in understanding how it is regulated....

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursContact Hours: 36 hours: Lectures (1hr) 2 x weekly; Tutorials (1hr) 1 x weekly
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
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  • Body, Mind and Medicine: A DissectionUNIB20013

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This interdisciplinary subject will explore the dynamic and shifting relationship between body and mind in medical theory and practice. We will look at the triumphs and tragedies of medicine – the spectacular therapeutic breakthroughs of vaccines and antibiotics, and the disturbing ethical low po...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours34 hours - 2 x 1-hour lectures each week for 12 weeks and and 1 x 1-hour tutorial for 11 weeks
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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  • Change-makers: Ecology, Design, CapitalUNIB10016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

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  • Same-Sex Desire: From God to GenesUNIB20016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    ‘From God to Genes’ examines same-sex desire and same-sex behaviours as understood by a variety of disciplines, including genetics, theology, history, law and medicine. Through interdisciplinary team teaching, and a range of learning and assessment activities, students will be introduced to the w...

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  • Seeing: The Whole PictureUNIB10004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Eighty percent of the information that humans use to interpret the world and navigate their way through life arrives through our sense of vision. The broad concept of seeing and how seeing impacts upon our lives acts as a hub to bring together key ideas from scientific, artistic, historical, cult...

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  • Language and ComputationUNIB20005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    AIMS Language is the chief manifestation of human intelligence. Through language we express basic needs and lofty aspirations, technical know-how and flights of fantasy. Ideas are shared over great separations of distance and time. Thanks to this richness, the study of language is part of many d...

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  • Human Rights and Global JusticeUNIB20009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject introduces students to the history, theory, goals and practice of international human rights. It will explore the way in which various disciplines intersect and contribute to an understanding of the extent to which human rights can contribute to global justice. Teachers and practitio...

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  • Generating the Wealth of NationsUNIB10010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject provides an introduction to the development of economic activity in the world in the past 300 years. The main objectives are to present an overview of the main phases and episodes in the evolution of the world economy in the past 300 years, and to develop an understanding of the role...

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