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  • The Origins of the NovelFREN20010

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    In this subject students will read a selection of novels in French (from the Middle Ages to 18th century) in order to understand the evolution of the French novel. They will have to analyse the narrative structures and demonstrate critical awareness of the social, political and ideological contex...

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  • French Travel WritingFREN30014

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    This subject examines how travel writing translates the world into words, and as such is a key to understanding international relations and intercultural communication. Focusing mainly on contemporary texts but also referring to classical French travel literature, it introduces students to a wide...

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  • Town and Country in China and the WestHIST30070

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    This subject involves the study of urbanisation and urban phenomena in history from a comparative perspective, with a focus on similarities and contrasts between China and the West, and attention to changing urban-rural relations and contrasts over time. The subject will be taught over a period o...

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  • Modern & Contemporary Ireland Since 1790HIST20035

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    This subject will focus on the political, social and cultural history of Ireland since 1790, charting the country's fraught relationship with Britain, including the creation of the United Kingdom in 1801, the long battle waged during the 19th century for Irish independence or self-government, the...

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  • Migrant Nation: A History of MigrationHIST20075

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    What does it mean to live in a nation that has been built on immigration? What histories, policies and attitudes underpin this experience? And what key issues, challenges and opportunities face Australia and other nations as a result? This subject encourages students to engage critically with the...

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  • Contemporary Italy Study AbroadITAL20004

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    This subject provides students with a three-week intensive language and culture experience in Prato, Tuscany. The focus of the subject will be an exploration of aspects of conteporary Italy including language, culture, society, politics and the Arts. Students will be involved in a range of collab...

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  • Italian Language in FocusITAL30004

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    This subject is designed to provide students with an analytical and comprehensive understanding of Italian usage. Topics will vary, and may include contrastive analysis of English and Italian, varieties of Italian, dialects, geographical variation, history of the Italian language, topics in appli...

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  • Site TectonicsLARC30001

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    This subject introduces landscape as a three-dimensional space. Aspects of site grading and earthwork manipulation will be explored, including their experiential and functional implications. The Importance of landform modelling to the design vocabulary of landscape architecture will be introduced...

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  • Arts in FlorenceMULT10019

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    This cross-disciplinary subject, taught on site in Florence, provides students with an introduction to Italian and European culture, language, history, art, and politics. It examines Western approaches to the use, production, and study of texts in their visual, oral, as well as written forms. By ...

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  • Cooking up the NationSPAN20024

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    Focusing on the interaction between cuisine and national identity in Spain and Peru, this subject will explore some important developments in the newly emerging field of Hispanic Cultural Food Studies. Studies of national cuisines have demonstrated a strong relationship between culinary preferenc...

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  • Design Studio EpsilonARCH30002

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    Underlying the undergraduate design course is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools and techniques. The focus of this design subject will be on generating design ideas, translating them into architectural forms, spaces, materials and programs. Students will learn how to...

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  • Measurement of Building DesignsCONS20002

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    This subject introduces the quantification of building works. It covers the principles and practice of measurement in simple residential construction including the application and use of the Australian Standard Method of Measurement (ASMM) of Building works in practice. It covers the following as...

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  • Economics of Financial MarketsECON30024

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    The subject is a combination of principle and practice. It provides an overview of the economic principles governing financial markets; then provides insights into some important empirical and practical issues concerning the operation of financial markets; and concludes with a discussion of some ...

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  • Sports EconomicsECON20011

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    This subject provides an economic perspective on professional sports in Australia and the rest of the world. It shows how economic concepts and theories can be used to understand the operation of professional sports, and can guide decision-making on sports by management and public policy makers. ...

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  • Economics of the EnvironmentECON20004

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    Topics include externalities and market failure; public goods; the economics of pollution, the optimal level of pollution, policy instruments including taxes, subsidies and marketable permits; pollution control in practice; and valuation methodologies and cost-benefit analysis.

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  • Business Economics and e-CommerceECON20006

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    This subject provides a review of and extension to basic economic analysis of decisions to enable completing students to assist, advise and interpret business decisions, including pricing, product development and strategic redefinition of businesses (mergers, etc.). Students are provided with eco...

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  • Economics of InnovationECON30027

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    Innovation is one of the main sources of economic development. Improving their innovative capacity is a major challenge for countries in both the developed and developing world. The key questions in the economics of innovation as a field are which innovations to encourage, how to reward them, and...

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  • Governing EnvironmentsENVS10005

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    Natural and built environments and their resources have been the source of conflicting claims over rights of access, ownership and use. These contests have in turn led to the creation of a wide range of approaches to regulate such claims. In this subject students will be introduced to the ecologi...

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  • Positive Leadership and CareersEDUC30072

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    In this subject, students will explore positive approaches to career choice, career management, and leadership. Students will investigate key questions such as: How much does money matter? What are the factors that promote flourishing in education and throughout one’s career? What approaches can...

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  • Figure StudioFINA20040

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    The focus of this studio subject is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools – specifically the generation and articulation of design possibilities through a series of studio based projects. Linking these investigations will be the theme of the human figure in performance ...

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