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  • Human Rights Beyond BordersLAWS70360

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    This subject considers whether and to what extent international human rights law applies to the actions of states outside their sovereign territories. The focus is on international law only, not domestic law. The extra-territorial application of international human rights law is one of the most ...

  • Ensemble 1.2MUSI10125

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Students will be grouped in ensembles where they will play a variety of jazz standards. Students will apply skills acquired in their Principal Study major to the context of a small ensemble.

  • 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...

  • Contemporary Music TheatreMUSI30070

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject introduces the concept of music theatre in contemporary times and connects contemporary classical music with notions of music theatre. The idea behind this subject is to explore new languages and techniques in both genres with the intention of creating a new Australian music theatre ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Representing and Remembering Place (PG)ABPL90241

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject explores the documentation and representation of particular sites in Melbourne and elsewhere. The subject engages with design considerations outside the design studio context. The notion of site and place is explored through a number of theoretical themes and hands-on creative, repre...

  • Charity Law for the 21st CenturyLAWS90055

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    The place of charity law in the life of the nation is a hot topic. As the government retreats from the direct provision of social welfare and public goods, and as charities seek as never before to integrate commerce and advocacy with their traditional purposes, much attention is being focused on ...

  • Australians Detained AbroadLAWS70407

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    According to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, at least two Australians per day are arrested in an overseas country in relation to alleged offences. Many of those arrested are subsequently detained and their detention poses challenges related to consular assistance and for effective le...