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  • Approximation Algorithms and HeuristicsMAST90098

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Many discrete optimisation problems encountered in practice are too difficult to solve exactly in a reasonable time frame. Approximation algorithms and heuristics are the most widely used approaches for obtaining reasonably accurate solutions to such hard problems. This subject introduces the bas...

  • Algebraic TopologyMAST90023

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject studies topological spaces and continuous maps between them. It demonstrates the power of topological methods in dealing with problems involving shape and position of objects and continuous mappings, and shows how topology can be applied to many areas, including geometry, analysis, g...

  • Introduction to String TheoryMAST90069

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The first half of this subject is an introduction to two-dimensional conformal field theory with emphasis on the operator formalism and explicit calculations. The second half is an introduction to string theory based on the first half. For concreteness, the representation theory of Virasoro algeb...

  • Evaluation and Value for MoneyEDUC90851

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Analysing and comparing costs with results involves a particular set of thinking and tasks – including economic methods of evaluation as well as wider considerations. In this subject, students will focus on developing the basic skills and knowledge needed to engage with evaluation in this area ap...

  • Genealogies of PlaceCWRI40009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject students will engage with creative and intellectual concepts that deal with an understanding of place (and places) and its relationship to individuals, communities and cultural formations. These places may be physical, social or psychological, and can include "natural". landscapes...

  • Optical Networking and DesignELEN90034

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    AIMS This subject covers the basic areas of optical networks.INDICATIVE CONTENT In particular, it includes the following topics: Optical network elements;Optical transport network architecture and design;Optical circuit switching, optical burst switching, and optical packet switching;Optical n...

  • Simulation in Surgical EducationMEDS90015

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Simulation as an educational method is of growing importance in surgical education. Several drivers contribute to this growth including the patient safety movement, safe working hours and technology developments of simulators. In the United Kingdom, the Chief Medical Officer has identified simul...

  • Polemic Design in China Japan KoreaABPL90388

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Fragments of design thinking in East Asia, such as those of Japan and of current China, are well known or at least accessible. Yet there is hardly a concise, critical and comprehensive study on modern and current architecture of China, Japan and Korea together, as a whole and as a challenging cas...

  • Indigenous Peoples, Land & Resource LawLAWS70236

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject focuses on Indigenous peoples’ land and resource rights both in and beyond Australia. Current issues in this dynamic area of law will form the basis of the subject but will include comparative material, particularly but not limited to other common law jurisdictions, consideration of ...

  • Comparative Corporate Insolvency LawLAWS90112

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Corporate bankruptcy and corporate rescue pose fundamental questions for the insolvency regime. This subject examines some of the central rules, policies and principles of corporate bankruptcy and insolvency law, as well as the economic and social objectives attributed to the bankruptcy and insol...

  • Schemes of ArrangementLAWS70316

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    In the field of takeovers, company mergers and other corporate reconstructions, schemes of arrangement are playing an ever-increasing role. In the takeover sphere, schemes have often been used in recent times as an alternative to using the takeover provisions in Chapter 6 of the Corporations Act ...

  • Democracy, Law and Civil LibertiesLAWS50118

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will consider the complex challenges involved in regulating civil liberties in a democratic state. The subject will focus on the ways in which legal protection for civil liberties may enhance democracy. The topics covered in this course include: A theoretical framework of democracy...

  • Drug Discovery and DevelopmentMEDI90097

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject, students will gain a detailed understanding of all aspect of the drug development pipeline, beginning from the basic science research that triggers investigation of a new therapeutic strategy, through pre-clinical and clinical testing and final introduction to the general market....

  • Asian Competition Policy and LawLAWS90067

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will provide valuable in-depth insights into the political economy surrounding competition policy, law and enforcement in the Asia-Pacific region. Concentrating on the experience of key Asian jurisdictions including Japan, China, Philippines, Singapore and India, students will learn ...

  • Transboundary Animal DiseasesVETS90087

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on highly contagious livestock epidemics. Several diseases of domestic mammals are recognised to be of particular importance, due especially to high rates of transmission and/or morbidity and mortality. These include the “vesicular diseases”: foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), Ve...

  • Banking and Secured FinanceLAWS70206

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines the fundamental principles under Australian law relating to the provision of credit by financiers to businesses and consumers. The subject has as its focus the legal design of key financing transactions and the chief means by which financiers manage the risk of a borrower’s ...

  • International Criminal Justice ClinicLAWS90060

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Organized in partnership with Amnesty International, the International Criminal Justice Clinic will study efforts to investigate and prosecute those suspected of committing crimes under international law (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture, extrajudicial execution and enforced...

  • Commercial Law In AsiaLAWS50088

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines the law and practice relating to commercial transactions in a single Asian jurisdiction and will be offered by country specialists. The countries that may be examined include China, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Japan, India or Korea. This subject will provide graduates with expert, ...

  • Media, Free Speech and the StateLAWS70184

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Whilst the High Court has recognised and applied an implied constitutional guarantee of freedom of governmental and political communication, speech on matters of public interest in Australia remains subject to a wide range of legal limitations, many of which would be struck down as unconstitution...

  • Encounters: Meeting of Laws in AustraliaLAWS50070

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Encounter scholarship - the study of contact and contest between Indigenous people and settler colonisers - is an important method and practice in humanities, used to interrogate the limits and possibilities of cross cultural engagements. This subject undertakes this task within the boundaries of...