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  • Australians Detained AbroadLAWS70407

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    According to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, at least two Australians per day are arrested in an overseas country in relation to alleged offences. Many of those arrested are subsequently detained and their detention poses challenges related to consular assistance and for effective le...

  • UK International TaxLAWS90054

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    The aim is to overview the current UK international tax system, and its historical development. Focus will be on corporate taxation, but with some background on individuals (trust, partnerships etc will be mentioned only briefly). This will cover issues such as: residence and source definitions; ...

  • RestitutionLAWS70148

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Although of ancient origin, the law of restitution is a new, intensely interesting and vital part of the common law of Australia. The law of restitution intersects with, sits alongside or forms a part of, contract law, insolvency, equity, trusts and torts, and as such an understanding of the subj...

  • Charity and Not-for-Profit LawLAWS70191

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Note This subject will be taught with the assistance of staff from PilchConnect, a specialist legal service for community organisations. About the Subject The legal framework underpinning Australia’s not-for-profit and charity sector has recently been the subject of unprecedented reform. Unti...

  • Youth Health in Primary CareGENP90015

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject will provide a theoretical framework for understanding young people’s development and their health needs, health risk screening and assessment and brief intervention strategies for mild health risk behaviour. The linkage role of the practice nurse will also be covered including multi...

  • Espaces FrancophonesFREN40004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject covers a range of topics, such as the French Empire, Francophonie, Francophone cultures and literatures. On completion of this subject, students should be able to understand and appreciate the historical facts, the opposing ideologies involved in the making and consolidating of Franc...

  • Criminal Law: Business and OrganisationsLAWS70385

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Business and organisational crimes differ from the popular conception of ‘crime’ as involving the most unambiguously blameworthy sorts of conduct in which citizens can engage. This subject will examine how these crimes are dealt with under Australian rules on criminal responsibility, procedure, p...

  • Riemann Surfaces and Complex AnalysisMAST90056

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Riemann surfaces arise from complex analysis. They are central in mathematics, appearing in seemingly diverse areas such as differential and algebraic geometry, number theory, integrable systems, statistical mechanics and string theory. The first part of the subject studies complex analysis. It ...

  • Economics of the EnvironmentECON20004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    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.

  • International Environmental LawLAWS70219

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    International environmental law is the field of public international law concerned with the protection of the natural environment, and those aspects of the built environment recognised as world cultural heritage. It is a vitally important branch of international law, seeking as it does to safegua...

  • Knowledge TechnologiesCOMP30018

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    AIMS Much of the world's knowledge is stored in the form of unstructured data (e.g. text) or implicitly in structured data (e.g. relational databases). In this subject students will learn algorithms and data structures for extracting, retrieving and storing analysing explicit knowledge from vari...

  • Regional Integration: The Case of the EULAWS70433

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    The subject tackles one of the most interesting responses to globalisation, namely regional integration. Following an outline of its most prominent structures (e.g. NAFTA, MERCOSUR, ASEAN), it focuses on the deepest and most topical one, that is, the European Union (EU). It provides an overview ...

  • Pervasive ComputingSINF90007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    AIMS Pervasive computing describes access to information using new communications and networking technologies. The technology implies computing power, freed from the desktop, extended to wireless handheld devices, home appliances, and commercial tools-of-the-trade. Pervasive computing solutions m...

  • Comparative Health LawLAWS90057

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    This subject provides an opportunity to learn about how different societies grapple with common challenges in health care systems and to consider whether and how these comparisons can be helpful in guiding change within a particular system. While human biology is similar worldwide, the economic, ...

  • Wine TechnologyAGRI90033

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject investigates the processes involved in desining or upgrading a winery. Subject content includes; Preparing basic design strategies for the processing of fruit;Designing an efficient layout to handle projected tonnage;Establishing refrigeration and energy requirements;Calculating win...

  • Forest Assessment and MonitoringFRST90019

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject promotes understanding of quantitative assessment of forest carbon, timber and biodiversity. Specifically, the aim is to: Present the state of the art of forest assessment for carbon, timber and biodiversityPresent methods for formulating and planning an effective and efficient fore...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...