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  • Differential Topology and GeometryMAST90029

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject extends the methods of calculus and linear algebra to study the geometry and topology of higher dimensional spaces. The ideas introduced are of great importance throughout mathematics, physics and engineering. This subject will cover basic material on the differential topology of man...

  • The Music Of SpainMUSI30030

    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 ...

  • Human Rights Beyond BordersLAWS70360

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    This subject considers whether and to what extent international human rights law applies to the actions of states outside their sovereign territories. The focus is on international law only, not domestic law. The extra-territorial application of international human rights law is one of the most ...

  • English in a Globalised WorldLING90019

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    The spread of English through colonialism, its transformation in decolonisation, and its further expansion are examined in this course. We will analyse the changes in patterns and use of English in different sociopolitical settings, the historical factors that have led to these changes, and the e...

  • Sports EconomicsECON20011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    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. ...

  • Residential Construction LawLAWS70329

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Every year, about half of the value of construction activity in Australia relates to the building, conversion and renovation of dwellings. The law relating to this activity is complex and multi-layered, involving difficult policy questions and significant statutory and regulatory intervention imp...

  • Religion, State and MulticulturalismLAWS90106

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Religious minorities in Western democracies are seeking legal accommodations, especially the freedom of maintaining an autonomous judiciary to handle internal family law matters. Drawing on the rich experience of countries where such accommodations were granted, the subject will inquire into the ...

  • Event Management LawLAWS70065

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    Bidding for and managing major events have become a significant part of the sporting and cultural scene in Australia and internationally, attracting the interest of governments and major businesses. Australia, and Melbourne in particular, are recognised for their leadership in this growing segmen...

  • Usability Evaluation MethodsINFO20004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    AIMS How do we know if our digital designs will be usable and useful when people take them up in their work or social lives? Poor designs lead to errors and frustration and result in a substantial waste of money and resources. It is crucial that digital designers carefully evaluate and iterate t...

  • Stochastic Calculus with ApplicationsMAST90059

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject provides an introduction to stochastic calculus and mathematics of financial derivatives. Stochastic calculus is essentially a theory of integration of a stochastic process with respect to another stochastic process, created for situations where conventional integration will not be p...

  • Global ConstitutionalismLAWS70448

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This innovative subject is designed to explore the highly topical phenomenon of the globalisation of constitutional law. Taking the idea of legitimate authority as a focus, it examines two broad themes: (1) the extent to which national constitutional law is, or should be, converging on internatio...

  • Enterprise SystemsISYS90036

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Aims This subject is intended to help students understand (a) what in packaged enterprise application software (PEAS) is, (b) how such software is implemented, and (c) how organizations can maximize benefits from their often-large investments in packaged-software-based systems such as Enterprise ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Personal Property Securities LawLAWS90101

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018Quotas apply

    This subject involves a detailed study of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA). The PPSA is one of the most significant commercial law reforms to have been enacted in Australia. Based partly on the Canadian provincial PPSAs and Article 9 of the United States Uniform Commercial C...