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  • The Music of SpainMUSI40095

    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 ...

  • Engineering ProjectENGR90027

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    AIMS This subject aims to give students practical experience in engineering project management with a whole-of-cycle experience including: project management, stakeholder management and communications and publicity. Engineering projects undertaken by students may incorporate one or more of the f...

  • Advanced Dynamical MeteorologyATOC90012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    The aim of the subject is to explore the basic dynamical principles governing flow in a rotating frame of reference (the Earth's frame of reference), and to use these principles to understand the large-scale dynamics of the atmosphere.

  • Travelling Studio (Ahmedabad)ABPL90261

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Travelling studios are working laboratories for design thought and production, and involve the exploration of complex, real-life issues. They expose students to unfamiliar cultures, places and people, and stimulate their ability to think creatively and solve problems. These studios aim to bring t...

  • 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...

  • Science, Technology & Innovation PolicyMGMT90184

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject provides those working with funding and the governance of research and innovation with knowledge and insights in areas such as: structured overview of science, technology and innovation (STI) policy (theory and practice);review of the state of the art in tools and methods for fundin...

  • GSHSS Advanced Special StudyMULT90028

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject involves a study of an approved topic in the humanities and social sciences. Details of the program being offered will be available from the graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Students who complete this subject successfully should have demonstrated a specialist unders...

  • Realities and Fictions in ArgentinaSPAN30020

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This study abroad subject will be taught in two places in Argentina over three weeks from 19th November to 8th December 2018. The dichotomy Civilisation vs Barbarism has been, since Sarmiento’s foundational essay entitled Facundo: Civilisation and Barbarism (1845), one of the guiding fictions of...

  • Architecture as SpectacleABPL90369

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject considers the production of architecture in the age of commodification. It considers the place of architecture in a world that is growingly preoccupied with the visual and the culture of consumerism. It reflects on how such a world conceives, experiences and consumes architectural de...

  • French Cinema: The New Wave and BeyondFREN20011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject offers an introduction to French Cinema from the New Wave to the present. Themes covered in the subject include the New Wave in its social and cultural context; auteur theory; cinematographic language; representations of social change and the interpretation of cultural identities in ...

  • Hispanic Film TodaySPAN30017

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Since the early 1990s, the major national cinemas in the Spanish-speaking world (Spain, Mexico and Argentina) have undergone a deep renewal of both their industrial structures and their thematic/aesthetic traditions. The regained popularity of these cinemas in their own domestic markets and world...

  • Town and Country in China and the WestHIST30070

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    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...

  • Europe: Making and Breaking of NationsEURO20006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject explores national identity in Europe in the modern era through studying the ‘making’ and ‘breaking’ of nations at key moments in Europe’s modern history. It examines how major events such as wars, revolutions, colonialism and the advent of the European Union give rise to and reconfig...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Local-Global Nexus: Kinship & CommunityDEVT90046

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject examines approaches to working with local communities and the intersections between local and global systems and relations. Understanding the global through the prism of the familiar, local and communal we examine critical ‘values’ and mores of societies, the changing nature of ident...

  • Race and Ethnic PoliticsPOLS30036

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject examines race and ethnicity’s interaction with governing institutions, political parties, courts, social movements and political processes. It brings together several approaches to politics – historical institutionalism, behavioralism, policy analysis, comparative studies, and normat...

  • Profile Building for CreativesTHTR30041

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject is designed to guide students through the preparation of their own professional resource documentation: the critical communication tools required to present themselves and their work in a comprehensive and succinct manner for interaction with others. Specifically the subject address...