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  • International Accounting Study ProgramACCT30011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    The subject explores a contemporary accounting issue arising from a socio-economic event through an international study program. Students are first briefed on financial and management accounting research on the issue chosen for the program. The students then visit a number of major corporate, reg...

  • Social PsychiatryPSYT90119

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This topic covers the diversity of mental health presentations that occur worldwide as well as the common themes that threads across these presentations. It will discuss in some depth the challenges of providing care in various resource constrained settings as well as care in high income country ...

  • Fieldwork: Identity & DifferenceCCDP90013

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Students will explore themes of Identity and Difference by creatively engaging in a collaborative project related to arts and community practice through a ‘fieldwork’ delivery model. An initial online component with theoretical readings will prepare students for an intensive learning course situa...

  • Local-Global Nexus: Kinship & CommunityDEVT90046

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject examines approaches to working with local communities and the intersections between local and global systems and relations. Understanding the global through the prism of the familiar, local and communal we examine critical ‘values’ and mores of societies, the changing nature of ident...

  • Program Analysis and TransformationCOMP90053

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    AIMS In the 1930s, Alan Turing and Konrad Zuse independently proposed designs of computing machines based on the idea that storage used for data and storage used for instructions be indistinguishable. This “stored-program” model formed the blueprint for all modern computers. The ability to treat...

  • 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...

  • International Tax: Anti-avoidanceLAWS90017

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    This subject is an advanced study of the rules under the Australian income tax legislation and tax treaties for dealing with international tax avoidance. The subject builds on the basic principles studied in International Tax: Principles and Structure. The subject will include a detailed study of...

  • Ph.D.- Accounting Thesis WorkshopACCT90017

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    The Thesis Workshop builds on knowledge and skills developed in the advanced theory units. It includes a series of seminars in which students further develop their selected research topic and present chapters of their thesis. The objectives of the subject are: To provide students with exposure t...

  • Corporate GovernanceLAWS90078

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    This subject introduces students to the governance issues associated with the ways in which companies - particularly large companies - are governed and controlled. The subject provides a critical comparative analysis of key issues in corporate governance, with focus on corporate governance issues...

  • Film CraftFLTV70035

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Through lectures, guest speakers, workshops and exercises, students will begin to understand the mechanics of screen production. Students participate in production exercises to gain first hand ‘on set’ practice. Students develop knowledge about safety, release forms, music rights, etc, which rela...

  • Patents and Trade SecretsLAWS90075

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Patents are the law’s primary mechanism for providing incentive for the generation of inventions, and for regulating the use of inventions by others. Trade secrets are confidential details about commercial products and services, protection for which is available through the action to restrain a b...

  • Global Environment and SustainabilityEVSC90001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Modernization has led to development pressures that have increasingly disrupted natural systems leading to widespread concerns about the long-term viability of important environmental services, including those critical to food security worldwide. Case studies in topical areas of environment and f...

  • Special Issues in Tax TreatiesLAWS90050

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Using a series of case studies, this subject will explore complex issues involving the interpretation and application of tax treaty provisions. During this subject, students (who will have a previous general knowledge of tax treaties) will be asked to analyse how these provisions apply in situati...

  • Womb to Tomb: Life Course Public HealthPOPH90248

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Your life expectancy depends more on where you live and how you live your life than on your own decisions. If you ‘choose’ your parents unwisely and are born into a very poor, or very unequal, or very unjust society, you will not live as long as if you had ‘chosen’ more astutely. ‘From Womb to T...

  • Economic DesignECON90028

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject is an introduction to Economic Design and the interaction of modern economic theory, economic policy and experimental economics. The subject will cover mechanism design, auction theory, contract theory, and the fundamental results on the limits to efficiency in asymmetric information...

  • Language Assessment for LearningLING90037

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    In this subject, students are introduced to the main concepts of learning-oriented assessment. The subject explores the differences between learning-oriented assessment and other language assessments and provides an introduction to the use of standards and frameworks. Participants will learn the ...

  • Second Language WritingLING90020

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    The subject will introduce students to key theories of second language writing and composing processes and approaches to second language writing instruction. It will focus on issues that are pertinent to second language writing teachers such as assessing writing, the efficacy of different types o...

  • A Century of Australian Social PolicySOCI90009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject explores the history of Australian social policy, interweaving five themes: the rise and fall of state-regulated wages, the ways that income support was shaped by this arbitration system, the gendering and de-gendering of the welfare system and its relationship to the family, the sep...

  • A Western Canon? Cervantes & ShakespeareARTS90007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    One of them invented the modern novel, the other reinvented drama. Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616, and Cervantes was buried that same day. Co-taught by the School of Languages and Linguistics (SOLL) and the School of Culture and Communication (SCC), this subject focuses on the significative c...

  • Issues in Corporate ReportingACCT90005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject focuses corporate reporting issues at an advanced level. The objective of the subject is to attain proficiency at an advanced level in the financial accounting discipline. Students will study contemporary topics making news in financial accounting. Students will be exposed to interna...