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  • Musicianship 1.2MUSI10129

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    An introduction to the theory and practice of the tools of music making – melody, harmony, rhythm, form, etc and their application in the art of improvisation.

  • Social Theory and Political AnalysisSOTH20003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject involves the study of theory and empirical research in social and political relations, culture and ideology, and human subjectivity and action. Students who complete this subject should possess an awareness of the ways in which social theory can provide a critical perspective on stan...

  • Rock, Pop & ResistanceSPAN20016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    In Latin America, cultural expression generally responds to specific socio-political contexts. This course explores different forms of resistance, mainly in popular music. Through the analysis of protest songs, it studies dissident social movements and artistic reactions to socio-political events...

  • 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...

  • Content and Methodology BDNCE60010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Advanced integration and application of anatomical knowledge in relation to alignment, placement and neuro muscular patterning. The use of imagery as a teaching tool and development of kinaesthetic awareness. The devising of complex sequences for advanced students.

  • 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...

  • PA and MIDI PerspectiveMUSI30079

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject is for those who are new to MIDI and PA set ups. It will equip the student with all the information needed of MIDI to expand and enhance music production techniques. Areas covered in this class include: MIDI devices, connections and channels/troubleshooting, MIDI synchronisation, MID...

  • 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 ...

  • The Performer in the 21st Century 1.1MUSI60019

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Musical and extra-musical factors relevant to musicians working in the 21st Century will be presented in a forum focusing on the relationship between research and performance, embracing awareness of structure, style, and social and cultural context as factors informing interpretation. Psychologic...

  • 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 ...

  • Health Information Management & SystemsISYS30011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Health and biomedical informatics is the body of knowledge that concerns the acquisition, storage, retrieval and use of information in, about and for human health, and the design and management of related information systems to advance the understanding and practice of healthcare. The discipline...

  • Law of TreatiesLAWS70456

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Treaties have long served as one of the several sources of international law. Increasingly, they have come to serve as the dominant source. Being agreements between states, they are used to regulate all conceivable aspects of international and transnational affairs—bilaterally to effect one-off t...

  • 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 ...

  • Subcultural StudiesCULS40014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject studies texts and events relating to various subcultural formations, including gangs, music subcultures, drug cultures, neo-pagans, sexed subcultures, bohemias, underworlds, body art cultures and virtual communities. The subject asks students to explore the ways identification can oc...

  • Post & VFX Projects 1AFLTV70021

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Post and VFX Projects 1A teaches craft skills in the First Semester that cover major aspects of filmmaking specific to this chosen strand of study. This subject is delivered in practical based workshops, where students learn to apply the skills taught in Screenwriting 1 and Screen Language 1A by ...

  • Orchestral Conducting 2MUSI90050

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject will examine the differences in style, interpretation and performance practice in orchestral music from Baroque to the present day. Comparisons will be made of various recorded performances, and performance practice of all periods will be researched. An ensemble will be available for...

  • Bayesian Statistical LearningMAST90125

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Bayesian inference treats all unknowns as random variables, and the core task is to update the probability distribution for each unknown as new data is observed. After introducing Bayes’ Theorem to transform prior probabilities into posterior probabilities, the first part of this subject introduc...

  • Exploring Musical EngagementMUSI90146

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject examines how music pervades everyday life and impacts on the ways in which people from a range of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds experience the world together. Principles of psychology and sociology are used to better understand the diverse experiences of listeners, composers...