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  • 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 Planet EarthERTH10002

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject will allow students to gain a deeper understanding of the processes governing the geological evolution of the Earth. This will be achieved via the lecture series, practical sessions and a three-day field trip, providing hands-on and theoretical investigations employing Victoria’s geo...

  • Understanding PovertyDEVT20004

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Not offered in 2020 Year:2020

    The literature on poverty identifies its causes as both economic and cultural. This subject aims to develop students understanding on the local and international economic factors producing poverty, as well as, its culture-bound causes and manifestations. Using poverty concepts in Development Stud...

  • 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 SocietySOCI10001

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject explores our contemporary society through sociological perspectives. Students will be encouraged to develop what C Wright-Mills describes as a 'sociological imagination', which seeks to understand the ways in which our identities are formed by social structures and historical pattern...

  • Understanding the Built EnvironmentABPL10005

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject provides a broad introduction to the processes and skills associated with the construction of buildings and introduces some of the techniques used in managing the construction process. The characteristics and nature of the construction industry are presented as well as an overview of...

  • 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...

  • Understanding The Life CourseSOCI40003

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject introduces a life course approach to social issues. Life course research is a relatively new and innovative approach in the social sciences which has developed in recent decades. It brings back in a time dimension into social research and systematically links social changes on the ma...

  • Understanding the New Media in ChinaCHIN20029

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject engages with the new form of language used in the modern media in China, including its written, audio and visual forms .It explores its roots and meanings and the factors which led to its emergence.

  • Understanding the New Media in ChinaCHIN30024

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject engages with the new form of language used in the modern media in China, including its written, audio and visual forms. It explores its roots and meanings and the factors which led to its emergence.

  • Underworld and AfterlifeANCW30011

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    The journey to the underworld, the existence of an afterlife, the survival of the bereaved, the mummification of the dead, the sacrifice of virgins, communicating with ghosts - the ancient world blossomed with myths and rituals associated with all these things. This subject focuses on these topic...

  • 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...

  • University Orchestral Ensembles 1MUSI20124

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    The Orchestral Ensembles (including large instrumental bands and orchestras) play an important role in the educational and performance activities of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Students participating in Orchestral Ensembles gain invaluable experience through rehearsing and performing a...

  • University Orchestral Ensembles 2MUSI20123

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    The Orchestral Ensembles (including large instrumental bands and orchestras) play an important role in the educational and performance activities of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Students participating in Orchestral Ensembles gain invaluable experience through rehearsing and performing a...

  • 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...

  • UNott:The Contemporary World Since 1945HIST20062

    Undergraduate subject Offered:January Year:2020

    The module surveys and analyses some of the main developments in world affairs since the end of the Second World War. This includes major international events, particularly the course and aftermath of the Cold War, as well as national and regional histories, especially in Europe, East asia and th...

  • Up Close and Personal with MTCDRAM10026

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1, June, Semester 2 Year:2020

    Love going to the Theatre? Want to learn more about one of Australia’s flagship Theatre companies? This subject provides an up close and personal look at the art, craft and business of Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC). Emphasis is placed on you (the audience) and your appreciation of the work of...

  • UQ: Global SecurityPOLS20032

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This course examines security in international relations. We examine debates about the meaning of security in international relations and debates about the role, origins and changing nature of warfare in the international system. We then explore key global security dynamics ranging from the arms ...

  • UQ:Human Rights & International PoliticsPOLS20029

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    The course examines the theory and practice of human rights in world politics. It covers the philosophical foundations of human rights, the development of human rights norms and the efforts, or lack thereof, of enforcing these norms. Attention will be focussed not only on major human rights viola...