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  • Regolith GeoscienceERTH90031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This course is focussed on regolith, a vital part of Australian landscapes that is becoming increasingly important in mineral exploration and land management. We begin by presenting basic and advanced concepts in the formation and evolution of regolith, including its physical and chemical charact...

  • Productive EnvironmentsENVS10011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Productive Environments will look at living and ecosystem resources harnessed for producing goods and services to meet human needs. Questions such as the following will be addressed, to name but a few: How are living resources managed for the production of goods and services, such as construction...

  • Stravinsky and Music of the 20th CenturyMUSI20158

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Students will develop an understanding of the music of Igor Stravinsky and be able to relate it to the composer's creative process and the broader cultural context. The impact of Stravinsky’s music will also be explored through the study of selected works by other 20th-century composers. Topics c...

  • Development, Labour and Human RightsLAWS90018

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    The proper role to be played by labour standards and human rights in the construction of the international economic order, and in the development process, is an intricate issue and a matter of controversy. This subject examines the relationship between (economic) development and labour law – expl...

  • Investment and Risk in Southeast AsiaLAWS70457

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Investors involved in transactions in developing jurisdictions face a different set of risks from those working in developed countries. Lawyers, wherever located, need to know where to look for these risks, how to interpret them for clients, employers and counterparties and how to manage them. Th...

  • Comparative LawLAWS70016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    This subject will link different traditions, genres, and methods of comparative legal studies to a critical analysis of the ethical and political implications of comparative legal projects. Students will explore canonical texts representing the main academic traditions of comparative legal studie...

  • Geopolitics & DevelopmentDEVT20003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject examines the ways in which geopolitical thought shapes practices of war, peace and development, and the ways in which these are interrelated. States shape their security and development policies according to their understanding of the geography of the world and other states. It is th...

  • Environmental Research Topic (Ind)ENST90021

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

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  • IB PYP AdvancedEDUC90260

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    In this subject, students will further develop their understanding of the theoretical and practical ideas underpinning the Primary Years Programme (PYP) gained from the previous core subjects. Students will critically explore definitions of international-mindedness, inquiry based learning and the...

  • Disease Investigation at Farm LevelVETS90092

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Correctly identifying an emergency animal disease on the farm, interpreting the circumstances precipitating its appearance, and devising immediate control measures in anticipation of a larger campaign, lie at the heart of a response.Lectures, tutorials, and a practical exercise will train student...

  • Toxics, Waste and Contamination LawLAWS70464

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject provides an examination of current environmental tort, waste management and contaminated land laws – from Victoria, Australia and beyond – critiqued against the concepts of responsibility and justice, and contextualised through case study examples and practitioner perspectives. It w...

  • Comparative Federal Constitutional LawLAWS90056

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Many established Constitutions of the world of the 21st century provide for federalism or related forms of territorial devolution, as do many of the more recent Constitutions, especially those drawn up in the aftermath of conflict. This subject examines federal Constitutions as a sub-set of compa...

  • Creativity, Genius, Expertise and TalentMUSI30248

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Defines research dealing with the complexity of creativity, genius, expertise and talent across disciplines, including music. Recent research will examine the natural abilities, environmental and intrapersonal catalysts and developmental processes that lead to the development of human potential i...

  • Spatial Industry InternshipGEOM90017

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    AIMS In this subject the student will be hosted for 100 hours of project work within a private or public sector organization involved in the surveying and spatial information industry. A program of study/work will be prescribed in the first week of the semester. This subject will require the stud...

  • Appropriation, Art and the LawLAWS90083

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    This subject relates to the cultural, economic and legal implications of the concept of 'appropriation' in art.In this subject, there will be a study of a variety of cases, articles, and book excerpts from all over the world that discuss the concept of appropriation from a cultural and from a leg...

  • Garden History & DesignHORT90006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject examines the history of garden making in Europe and Australia and the influence history has had on contemporary garden design. The focus is on the 18th to the 20th Century. Notable gardens discussed include those from Islam, Medieval Europe and the areas of Renaissance and Baroque It...

  • Romanticism to Decadence: French NovelsFREN20003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    In this subject students will study a selection of novels from the 19th century, analysing their narrative structures, and developing an awareness of their social and political contexts. Various theories of narrative will be used to facilitate an understanding of the evolution of the French novel...

  • Chinese Law and CommerceLAWS90009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    This subject has two main dimensions. The first is a general introduction to the Chinese legal system focusing on its development, structure and institutions. This provides an essential underpinning to any foreign lawyer who seeks to engage with China in relation to a specific issue. The second d...

  • Information Economy and SocietyISYS90097

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    AIMS This subject will focus on the patterns of IT spending in organizations, particularly strategies to reduce IT costs, increase information productivity and enhance Knowledge Capital. INDICATIVE CONTENT This subject discusses key themes relevant to Chief Information Officers (CIOs) in the cont...

  • New Media and CommunicationsLAWS70182

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    The internet has given rise to new modes of communication. Services such as Netflix, Facebook and Google pose significant challenges for traditional models of communications regulation. At present, traditional media are arguably among the most heavily regulated sectors of the Australian economy, ...