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  • 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...

  • Women, Peace and SecurityLAWS90124

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:November Year:2020Quotas apply

    In 2000 the United Nations (UN) Security Council for the first time considered the impact of war on women through the adoption of Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (WPS). This has been followed by eight further resolutions, thereby creating an institutional agenda that encompasses wome...

  • Women, War and PeacebuildingLAWS70118

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

    This subject examines the way that international law regulates women in both war and peace-building. It will study the way that legal principles position women in the areas of international humanitarian law, international criminal law and international human rights law. The subject will also inve...

  • Wonders Of The WeatherATOC10001

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    The weather controls the quality of the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat. The atmosphere and oceans influence decisions about what we wear, how we travel, where we live and how we spend our weekends and holidays. This subject explores how the atmosphere and oceans determine ...

  • Work and Conflict in the Global EconomyIBUS30003

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Not offered in 2020 Year:2020

    This subject introduces students to the diverse ways in which the competing needs and interests of organisations, employees, communities and other stakeholders are managed in the 21st century workplace. The globalisation of production, technological change, and new business models have created ne...

  • Working EthicallyPADM90009

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:May Year:2020

    This subject provides students with an advanced understanding of ethics as they apply to the individual in their managerial role, but also in the design and implementation of public outcomes more broadly. This subject situates these challenges in their social, theoretical, historical and discipli...

  • Working in First Nations ContextsARTS90019

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

    This subject will investigate the range of protocols relevant to researching Indigenous, Islander and First Nations histories, societies and cultures. Examining diverse settings, including Australia, the Pacific and North America, this subject will assist postgraduate students in developing ethic...

  • Working in Human Service OrganisationsSCWK90070

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:June, August Year:2020

    This subject aims to give students an appreciation of the nature of human service organisations as a context, vehicle and target of social work interventions. Several theoretical perspectives on human service organisations will be explored and students will be introduced to a number of specific d...

  • Working in Indigenous Cultural ContextsINDG90001

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:July Year:2020

    This subject will examine the diversity of protocols and management practices that arts and cultural managers need to be cognisant of when working in Australian Indigenous cultural contexts. Examining management concerns and practices across a range of art forms in both urban and remote settings,...

  • Working with Grammar in ContextEDUC90915

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

    This subject is designed for Teacher Candidates who want to develop their knowledge of the English language and how it works. The subject will provide a study of English as it relates to the teaching of language and literacy in the primary school and early secondary years with a focus on developi...

  • Working with GroupsEDUC90227

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    A general review of systems theory and practice is presented, with the particular focus of assisting participants to understand the social system and to develop interventions in that context. The sessions cover: communication in groups (selective perception and culture, perception and communicati...

  • Working with Groups and CommunitiesSCWK90057

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:February Year:2020

    This subject is designed to introduce students to social work practice through the interventions of group work and community work. Several theoretical frameworks for group and community work will be explored and this will be contextualised in the current policy and political climate. Using case s...

  • Working with Marginalised Young PeoplePSYT90104

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:September Year:2020

    This unit will provide a comprehensive overview of the epidemiology of vulnerable, disadvantaged or marginalised youth populations, and evidence based interventions or models of care for responding to the needs of these groups. Content includes: Working with young people who identify as LGBTIQW...

  • Working with ValueANTH20007

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject explores how people come to value things as they do, critically engaging with a range of theoretical and ethnographic literature to ask how value may be created, enhanced and realised in different ways.  Students will be introduced to ways that anthropologists analyse and interpret v...

  • Workplace Health and SafetyLAWS70053

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

    In 2010 all Australian governments publicly committed to implementing nationally-uniform laws about work health and safety. This development is bringing to fruition a process that began 30 years ago. However, Victoria is one of two states that have not implemented the agreed national laws. Theref...

  • World Economic HistoryECON90056

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject provides an introduction to the development of economic activity and material well-being in the world since the year 1000 A.D. The main objectives are to present an overview of the main phases and episodes in the evolution of the world economy, and to develop an understanding of the ...

  • World Music Choir 1MUSI20143

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject introduces students to unaccompanied vocal traditions from around the world. Through weekly lectures, students learn to recognise the musical, social, and political significance of traditional and contemporary vocal styles of Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas. In weekly rehearsal...