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  • Vulnerable Young PeoplePOPH90168

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject begins with an exploration of the concept of 'at risk' as it applies to young people, and the use and purpose of such a categorisation by relevant services and through policy. The impact of risk and protective factors on adolescent health and well-being will be examined including fac...

  • Wagner's RingMUSI40109

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    A study of the dramatic and musical ideas governing Der Ring des Nibelungen, as well as Wagner’s development as a musical dramatist and his place in 19th-century music history. On completion of the subject, students will be able to identify the principal ideas and motives of Wagner’s Ring, commun...

  • Wagner's RingMUSI30264

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    A study of the dramatic and musical ideas governing Der Ring des Nibelungen, as well as Wagner’s development as a musical dramatist and his place in 19th-century music history. On completion of the subject, students will be able to identify the principal ideas and motives of Wagner’s Ring, commun...

  • Wakanda: African Futures in EducationEDUC30076

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Not offered in 2020 Year:2020Quotas apply

    Wakanda is a subject concentrated on pressing issues of our time and the future including Afrofuturisms and resilience, Black migration and/in education, living in diasporic spaces, memories and histories, surviving race and racism, African philosophies and modes of social engagement. The subject...

  • Water and Waste Water ManagementENEN90029

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    AIMSIn this subject students will learn about the fundamentals of water quality and the associated standards for use as potable water, recycled water or discharge into the environment in a sustainable manner. The subject will include the identification of risks and measures to control those risks...

  • Water for Sustainable FuturesUNIB20012

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    In recent decades the importance of regulating water and its wider implications have been the subject of great debate. Water is no longer viewed solely in hydrological terms, where its supply and allocation are considered to be the only determinants important in understanding how it is regulated....

  • Water Law & Natural Resources ManagementLAWS70185

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:September Year:2020Quotas apply

    This subject will be delivered online in 2020 over the scheduled dates. Water law and natural resources management are fundamental to human society, environmental protection and economic productivity. Legal rules around water are found in all societies. Water is both a human right but also a sou...

  • Water Sensitive Urban DesignEVSC90025

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:February Year:2020

    There is increasing recognition around the world of the threats facing urban environments and their water resources. In many cities water demand is approaching or exceeding limits of sustainability, leading to increasing interest in alternative water sources, such as stormwater harvesting, wastew...

  • Weather and Climate SystemsATOC20001

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject deals with weather systems ranging from global to human scales; the general circulation of the ocean and atmosphere; mesoscale systems and severe local weather; mid-latitude systems: extra-tropical cyclones and anti-cyclones; and low latitude systems: subtropical and tropical cyclone...

  • Web Information TechnologiesINFO30005

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    AIMS The Web has radically changed society, politics, science, business and the way people work. This subject introduces the concepts, technologies and standards underpinning the World Wide web and its applications. You will learn to apply tools and techniques required to model, design and devel...

  • Web SecurityCOMP90074

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    AIMS The Internet pervades nearly every aspect of our lives, from banking through to dating, and onto our interactions with government. As more of our lives move online we face ever greater risks to our data and way of life from internet vulnerabilities and attacks. Web Security will examine the...

  • Wellbeing, Motivation and PerformanceEDUC10057

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject explores the science of the factors that enable individuals to operate at the peak of their potential; including how to participate in more engaging activities, how to live healthier, be more resilient, have more satisfying relationships and lead more productive and fulfilling lives....

  • White Collar CrimeLAWS70385

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:February Year:2020Quotas apply

    White-collar 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, proof and punish...

  • Why Tax Systems Differ Between CountriesLAWS90163

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

    In this subject, students will analyse and compare taxation systems in different countries. The subject looks at what tax systems have in common, how they differ and seeks to explain both the similarities and the differences. It will consider the range of taxes that might be implemented to achiev...

  • Wildlife ManagementANSC90001

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    Formerly VETS90016 Topics that will be covered in this subject include: Biological and legal definitions of wildlife and the goals of managementPopulation dynamics and the measurement of abundance; the roles of competition, predation, harvesting and disease in the regulation of populationsPhysi...

  • Wines of the WorldEURO20009

    Undergraduate subject Offered:February Year:2020Quotas apply

    The practice of drinking wine, often with matching food, is an important component of social and business interaction in most European cultures and many, but not all, modern societies. It is a practice that raises conflicting issues relating to its social, economic and health impacts on society. ...

  • Wines of the WorldEURO30008

    Undergraduate subject Offered:February Year:2020Quotas apply

    The practice of drinking wine, often with matching food, is an important component of social and business interaction in most European cultures and many, but not all, modern societies. It is a practice that raises conflicting issues relating to its social, economic and health impacts on society. ...

  • Wireless Communication SystemsELEN90007

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

    AIMS This subject covers the fundamental design and performance issues associated with the physical and media access control of wireless networks.INDICATIVE CONTENT Topics include: Wireless RF link basics (antenna characterisation, polarisation, EIRP, propagation loss);Principles of cellular m...

  • Witch-Hunting in European SocietiesHIST20080

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    Why were c. 50,000 people executed for witchcraft in late medieval and early modern Europe? In this subject we will test different historical models for explaining the shocking rise and ultimate decline of witchcraft as a crime with dramatic social repercussions. Along the way we will encounter a...

  • Women and Global HealthPOPH90066

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:September Year:2020

    Developing and newly-industrialised countries experience wide variation in terms of history, politics, demographic transition, development and epidemiology. This subject situates women and their health in a dynamic context of development, globalisation and change. It examines key health issues, p...