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  • Understanding Big Data for Public PolicyPPMN90055

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:August Year:2020

    Policy makers need to under what big data is, how it is used, and what ethical and practical issues using big data to make decisions will raise in the 21st Century. They do not need to be programmers. They need to understand, at a high level, the issues involved in using big data for public polic...

  • Understanding Education in ContextEDUC90929

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject examines education policy and practice in social and historical context. The subject will provide students with an opportunity to examine key national and international debates in education policy and practice in relation to shifting social, political, economic and political relation...

  • Understanding Education PolicyEDUC90951

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject examines education policy in an international context. Students will examine the nature and role of education policy, the intersection with other social and economic policies, and the key conceptual ideas underpinning contemporary policy. Through this subject, students will analyse t...

  • Understanding Media & CommunicationsMECM90039

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject provides students with foundational case studies and conceptual frameworks for understanding the history of media technologies, institutions, practices, and products. Students will develop a critical understanding of the issues and debates surrounding the complex transformation of me...

  • Understanding SchoolsEDUC90751

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:September Year:2020

    The structure, organisation and culture of schools are critically explored through the conceptual tool of framing. Several frames are used to understand the typical forms schools take, and how people are organized in these forms. Re-framing, organizational behaviour, and successful school leaders...

  • Understanding the Gulf StatesISLM90015

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Not offered in 2020 Year:2020

    This dynamic and interdisciplinary subject adopts an industry and policy-orientated approach to analysing the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states that will be of considerable benefit to students keen to internationalise their learning. ‘Understanding the Gulf States’ combines the academic exper...

  • Unilateral ConductLAWS90066

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Term 1 Year:2020

    One of the means by which firms may behave anti-competitively is by engaging in unilateral conduct that damages the competitive process and consumer welfare. Such conduct may be described in various ways in different jurisdictions, including as monopolisation, abuse of dominance or misuse of mark...

  • United States Sports LawLAWS70165

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Not offered in 2020 Year:2020Quotas apply

    This subject is for those interested in how United States (US) intercollegiate, Olympic and professional sports are internally structured and governed and externally regulated by a wide variety of federal and state laws. Those who have taken this subject say it provides ‘great insights into the U...

  • Unliveable Berlin StudioABPL90297

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Not offered in 2020 Year:2020Quotas apply

    Unliveable Berlin is a University of Melbourne design studio, organised and run by Michael Roper (Director, Architecture Architecture). This studio will take a group of masters students from architecture, landscape and urban design to the ANCB Metropolitan Laboratory in Berlin where they will exp...

  • Urban and Cultural Heritage InternshipABPL90381

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Not offered in 2020 Year:2020

    Students enrolled in this subject will complete an internship of a minimum of two weeks full-time placement with an external organisation in the architectural, urban and cultural heritage field. Students will be supervised by the Subject Coordinator in collaboration with a designated party at the...

  • Urban and Cultural Heritage Minor ThesisABPL90382

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject is designed to produce a 10,000 word ordered, critical exposition of knowledge gained through the student's own efforts which demonstrates a sound understanding of a topic of their choice relating to urban and cultural heritage. Regular meetings will be held with a supervisor to allo...

  • Urban and Landscape HeritageABPL90075

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:September Year:2020

    The development of landscape design in Australia. The influence and work of Australian landscape designers. Concepts of natural and cultural heritage. Types of landscape heritage: Australian indigenous landscapes, public and private parks and gardens, institutional and industrial landscapes, symb...

  • Urban & Cultural Heritage Research ProjABPL90383

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Not offered in 2020 Year:2020

    This subject is designed to produce a 5,000-word critical exposition of knowledge gained through the student's own efforts which demonstrates a sound understanding of a topic of their choice relating to urban and cultural heritage. Regular meetings with a supervisor allow the student to obtain ad...

  • Urban Demography and StatisticsPLAN90001

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject provides an introduction to quantitative data analysis for the social sciences, focusing on the data and techniques commonly used in analysis of cities. It develops understanding and skill in the use of the collection, interpretation, analysis, and representation of information. The...

  • Urban Design Studio AABPL90061

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    Students will undertake introductory abstract design exercises in the first half of semester providing the foundation for a major urban design proposition and the development of that proposition for end of semester assessment. This subject covers an introduction to a broad range of urban design i...

  • Urban Design Studio BABPL90273

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    Students will undertake a series of in depth, critical and propositional studio-based design esquisses or exercises leading to a major exploratory urban design proposition. Their design proposition will investigate one or more key urban design issues or approaches in depth. This subject touches ...

  • Urban Design Studio CABPL90389

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year:2020

    Students will undertake a series of in depth, critical and propositional studio-based design esquisses or exercises leading to a major exploratory urban design proposition scheme. Their design proposition will investigate one or more key urban design issues or approaches in depth, whilst demonstr...

  • Urban Design TheoryABPL90017

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject explores contemporary theories and modes of critique relating to the design of the urban public realm. Emphasis is on how urban physical form responds to the economic, cultural, political, social, aesthetic and natural forces of an urbanised area. Assignments and class papers require...

  • Urban Design ThesisABPL90376

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject is the culmination of each student's studies in Master of Urban Design. It will consist of a number of autonomous studio groups offering a range of opportunities for students to demonstrate an original approach to design synthesis in the relevant discipline, which is based on researc...

  • Urban Eco Acupuncture StudioABPL90111

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Not offered in 2020 Year:2020Quotas apply

    Students will take part in an international studio in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden, in collaboration with students and academics from the Technical University of Delft and the Alto Design Factory in Leeuwarden. This studio will address the strategic objectives laid out by the City of Leeuwarden f...