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  • Mergers and Value Enhancing StrategiesFNCE90021

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject covers mergers and acquisitions and other value enhancing policies. Topics to be covered include: valuation techniques, mergers and acquisitions (introduction, motives, corporate control, strategic issues, offensive and defensive strategies and ploys); demergers (equity carve outs an...

  • Geographic Information SystemsGEOG90023

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) workshop will provide an introduction to the GIS program. The elective will be taught by a leading international GIS scholar with a group of domestic and international researchers gathered for an academic workshop; PhD students will be able to participate ...

  • ASEAN and Southeast Asian RegionalismPOLS90044

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject focuses on Southeast Asian regionalism, with a particular focus on ASEAN. It will explore the dynamics of regionalism, asking questions such as: Why do states create regional organisations? How do those organisations shape the interaction of various actors (states, non-state actors, ...

  • The First Centuries of IslamHIST20010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject examines the growth of Islamic civilisation in the period between the revelation of the Quran and the Spanish Christian reconquest of Granada in 1492. The study focuses on the Arabic speaking areas of western Asia, North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula, and its aim is to understand ...

  • Precontractual LiabilityLAWS90027

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    A considerable amount of litigation is concerned with legal responsibility for things said and done during contract negotiations, whether or not those negotiations result in a formal contract. Liability can arise from promises, representations and non-disclosure, and can arise by way of unintende...

  • Differential Topology and GeometryMAST90029

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject extends the methods of calculus and linear algebra to study the geometry and topology of higher dimensional spaces. The ideas introduced are of great importance throughout mathematics, physics and engineering. This subject will cover basic material on the differential topology of man...

  • Figured Bass Realisation 1MUSI40103

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Students in this class will learn how to realise at their instrument a figured bass from the seventeenth or eighteenth century in a stylish and idiomatic fashion. We first learn how to read simple figures before progressing to more complex ones. Attention will be paid to correct voice-leading, me...

  • The Music Of SpainMUSI30030

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    The subject explores a range of Spanish musical styles from the middle ages to the present day, and their interaction with European and American musical traditions. Topics include aspects of early music, opera and music theatre, concert music, film music, contemporary popular music, flamenco and ...

  • Residential Construction LawLAWS70329

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Every year, about half of the value of construction activity in Australia relates to the building, conversion and renovation of dwellings. The law relating to this activity is complex and multi-layered, involving difficult policy questions and significant statutory and regulatory intervention imp...

  • 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 ...

  • Stochastic Calculus with ApplicationsMAST90059

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject provides an introduction to stochastic calculus and mathematics of financial derivatives. Stochastic calculus is essentially a theory of integration of a stochastic process with respect to another stochastic process, created for situations where conventional integration will not be p...

  • 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.

  • Global ConstitutionalismLAWS70448

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This innovative subject is designed to explore the highly topical phenomenon of the globalisation of constitutional law. Taking the idea of legitimate authority as a focus, it examines two broad themes: (1) the extent to which national constitutional law is, or should be, converging on internatio...

  • Pirates and their EnemiesHIST20072

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject will investigate a very old phenomenon: maritime raiding, or 'piracy'. The subject will concentrate on the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries when sea raiding activity interacted across the world system, but particularly in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic/West Indies. Students will...

  • Science in SchoolsEDUC90839

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject will provide an understanding of your university studies within Victorian schools through a substantial school based experience. The subject includes a placement of up to 20 hours within a Victorian school classroom, offering an opportunity to collaborate as a Tertiary Student Assist...

  • NewsgatheringLAWS70428

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Whether journalists serve collectively as some citizen-informing ‘fourth estate’ or act instead merely to satisfy the consumer desire for entertainment, they need access to information. Journalists rely upon being able to disclose or convey content that is unavailable to, or at least unexploited ...

  • Prosecuting the War on TerrorLAWS70327

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    In the aftermath of 9/11, the Bush Administration embarked upon its self-declared ‘War on Terror’ which included the establishment of Military Commissions to try some of the detainees in Guantánamo Bay. The subject involves a critique of the Bush Administration’s approach to trials by Military Co...

  • Minor ThesisSURG90031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    The aim of this subject is for students to conduct a research project that reflects a surgical theme. The proposal for the minor thesis will have been developed in the previous semester and will need approval from the Course Director. The subject commences with the student making an oral presenta...

  • Environmental Plant PhysiologyBOTA30003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject deals with how plants function in relation to changing physical environments and is designed for students interested in plant biology and physiology, including those seeking majors in plant science, agricultural science, landscape management, and environmental science. The practical ...

  • Natural Resources Law in AsiaLAWS90100

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Natural resources are of critical importance in this globalised world of resources scarcity. This subject examines the legal framework governing natural resources in Asia through surveying the regulatory regimes for different types of natural resources (ie immobile mineral deposits, fluid fossil ...