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  • Generating the Wealth of NationsUNIB10010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject provides an introduction to the development of economic activity in the world in the past 300 years. The main objectives are to present an overview of the main phases and episodes in the evolution of the world economy in the past 300 years, and to develop an understanding of the role...

  • International Tax: Anti-avoidanceLAWS90017

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    This subject is an advanced study of the rules under the Australian income tax legislation and tax treaties for dealing with international tax avoidance. The subject builds on the basic principles studied in International Tax: Principles and Structure. The subject will include a detailed study of...

  • Special Issues in Tax TreatiesLAWS90050

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Using a series of case studies, this subject will explore complex issues involving the interpretation and application of tax treaty provisions. During this subject, students (who will have a previous general knowledge of tax treaties) will be asked to analyse how these provisions apply in situati...

  • Adv Topics in Fluid MechanicsENGR90019

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject will cover the relevant fundamentals of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics theory, and the way these fundamentals are used in current research practice and industry. The first part of the course will cover fundamentals and the mathematical tools related to fluid mechanics as a contin...

  • Global Environment and SustainabilityEVSC90001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Modernization has led to development pressures that have increasingly disrupted natural systems leading to widespread concerns about the long-term viability of important environmental services, including those critical to food security worldwide. Case studies in topical areas of environment and f...

  • A Western Canon? Cervantes & ShakespeareARTS90007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    One of them invented the modern novel, the other reinvented drama. Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616, and Cervantes was buried that same day. Co-taught by the School of Languages and Linguistics (SOLL) and the School of Culture and Communication (SCC), this subject focuses on the significative c...

  • Issues in Corporate ReportingACCT90005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject focuses corporate reporting issues at an advanced level. The objective of the subject is to attain proficiency at an advanced level in the financial accounting discipline. Students will study contemporary topics making news in financial accounting. Students will be exposed to interna...

  • Womb to Tomb: Life Course Public HealthPOPH90248

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Your life expectancy depends more on where you live and how you live your life than on your own decisions. If you ‘choose’ your parents unwisely and are born into a very poor, or very unequal, or very unjust society, you will not live as long as if you had ‘chosen’ more astutely. ‘From Womb to T...

  • Economic DesignECON90028

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject is an introduction to Economic Design and the interaction of modern economic theory, economic policy and experimental economics. The subject will cover mechanism design, auction theory, contract theory, and the fundamental results on the limits to efficiency in asymmetric information...

  • Second Language WritingLING90020

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    The subject will introduce students to key theories of second language writing and composing processes and approaches to second language writing instruction. It will focus on issues that are pertinent to second language writing teachers such as assessing writing, the efficacy of different types o...

  • A Century of Australian Social PolicySOCI90009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject explores the history of Australian social policy, interweaving five themes: the rise and fall of state-regulated wages, the ways that income support was shaped by this arbitration system, the gendering and de-gendering of the welfare system and its relationship to the family, the sep...

  • Construction Contracting: New FrontiersLAWS90034

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    This subject provides a detailed review and analysis of the ways in which the procurement and delivery of construction and engineering projects are changing to meet the demand for more efficient infrastructure, including improved ‘whole of life’ outcomes and the reduction of claims and disputes. ...

  • Biennales, Triennales and DocumentasAHIS90007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject examines the exhibition of contemporary art in international survey exhibitions since the 1960s, delineating the methods that curators and directors have tested in response to the needs of art museums, bureaucracies, artists and publics across a range of geographic settings. The subj...

  • Latin American Music and CultureMUSI20155

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject explores the musical traditions of Spanish-speaking Latin America, focusing on the intersections of music, culture and language. A number of selected musical traditions will be examined including expressions from the Caribbean, Andean and River Plate regions such as Cuban son, Argent...

  • 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...

  • Eradicable DiseasesVETS90089

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject focuses on eradicable infectious diseases. Within the past 50 years a number of previously endemic diseases have been successfully eradicated from a number of countries, including bovine tuberculosis (BTB), bovine brucellosis, contagious pleuropneumonia, rinderpest and rabies. Altho...

  • Gambling LawLAWS70388

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Gambling is one of the most heavily regulated industry sectors in Australian society, yet is a leisure activity enjoyed by many Australians. This subject will provide background to the manner in which it is regulated in Australia, and internationally, and provide guidance on the challenges facing...

  • Representing and Remembering Place (PG)ABPL90241

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject explores the documentation and representation of particular sites in Melbourne and elsewhere. The subject engages with design considerations outside the design studio context. The notion of site and place is explored through a number of theoretical themes and hands-on creative, repre...

  • Sports Law: Entities and GovernanceLAWS70166

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    This century has witnessed much controversy over the governance of sport. Good governance and legal structure are seen by many astute observers as key elements in sporting success. From grassroots to the highest echelons, the governance of sport is a fascinating field for study. The law has strug...

  • Charity Law for the 21st CenturyLAWS90055

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    The place of charity law in the life of the nation is a hot topic. As the government retreats from the direct provision of social welfare and public goods, and as charities seek as never before to integrate commerce and advocacy with their traditional purposes, much attention is being focused on ...