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									                                                         ARTS, HUMANITIES
                                                       AND SOCIAL SCIENCES




| MELBOURNE | GEELONG | WARRNAMBOOL | OFF CAMPUS


2011
                                                        APPLIED SOCIAL RESEARCH
                                                           CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
                                                              CULTURAL HERITAGE
                                                         INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
                                                   INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND
                                                                   DEVELOPMENT
                                                        INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
                                                                LITERARY STUDIES
                                                                MUSEUM STUDIES
                                                             POLITICS AND POLICY
                                                         WRITING AND LITERATURE
                                                              RESEARCH DEGREES




ARTS, HUMANITIES
AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
POSTGRADUATE STUDY AREA BOOKLET
Welcome

                               In this study area booklet you will find         The Faculty of Arts and Education
                               information about courses focused in the         promotes pure and applied research
                               fields of literary studies, history, heritage,   across all its disciplines. Our researchers
                               sociology, philosophy, politics and              are internationally renowned for their
                               government and international studies.            research with key roles in national and
                                                                                international associations and on editorial
                               We aim to give you an intellectually exciting    boards of journals. We have a strong record
                               education, anchored in core disciplines, and     in Australian Research Council (ARC) grants
                               developing the professional and vocational       and engage research degree students in
                               skills that are essential in the workplace of    a vibrant research culture. Our research
                               the 21st century.                                centres include clusters of researchers
                               You will engage with lecturers whose             in cultural heritage, citizenship and
                               research continually informs the teaching        globalisation, and literature and text.
                               and learning environment, and be                 Professor Jennifer Radbourne
                               given opportunities to undertake work            Dean, Faculty of Arts and Education
                               placements and internships and to
                               experience international exchange. We
                               teach languages (Indonesian, Mandarin and
                               Arabic) and we offer in-country language
                               programs, and participation in international
Professor Jennifer Radbourne
                               community development projects and
                               international teaching practicums.
                               The opportunity to ‘learn where you live’
                               means that our students are enrolled not
                               only in all areas of Victoria, but also across
                               Australia and internationally, through
                               online delivery or distance education.
                               Flexible delivery is particularly relevant to
                               our postgraduate coursework programs
                               which offer professional education at a
                               time and location of your choosing. Courses
                               can be taken on campus in Melbourne
                               (Burwood), Geelong and in Warrnambool,
                               or off campus anywhere in Australia or the
                               world.
                                                                 Contents

Using this booklet
This booklet provides you with detailed information              2   About Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
about postgraduate courses in arts, humanities and
social sciences, including course overviews, and detailed
descriptions of individual units at the back of the book.
It is designed to be read in conjunction with the                4   Coursework degrees
Postgraduate Course Guide, which gives an overview of
all of Deakin’s postgraduate courses, as well as support
services and an insight into life as a Deakin student.
You can apply online for a Deakin course, track the
                                                                 27 Related courses
progress of your application and accept your offer at
www.deakin.edu.au/apply.


Finding more information                                         29 Research that makes a difference

 Postgraduate     Deakin has a range of postgraduate
 study area       study area booklets. These provide more
 booklets         information about each course, including
                  course structures, career opportunities and    30 Research degrees
                  unit descriptions. To order a copy phone
                  1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733).
 Postgraduate     This book provides a list of the
 Course Guide     postgraduate courses Deakin offers,
                  detailed information about types of            32 Studying off campus
                  postgraduate study, how to apply, our
                  Campuses, and study options, such as part
                  time and off campus (distance education).
 Visit our        Visit our web site for more comprehensive
 web site         course and fee information including           33 How to apply
                  details of new courses, Campuses, facilities
                  and support services: www.deakin.edu.au.

                  To search for courses and click through to
                  unit descriptions visit
                  www.deakin.edu.au/courses.                     34 Fees and scholarships
 Talk to us       Call 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733)
                  and ask to speak with a student adviser.

                  You can also contact us via email:
                  enquire@deakin.edu.au.                         36 Unit descriptions
 Visit us         There are other opportunities to talk
                  face-to-face to Deakin staff, such as
                  Open Day and postgraduate information
                  events. See the inside back cover of this
                  booklet for details.                           63 Further information




                                                                 65 Important dates




                                                                                                       Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 1.
     About Arts, Humanities
     and Social Sciences
     Deakin’s postgraduate courses in arts, humanities and social            Children’s literature
     sciences cover a range of study areas including applied social          Children’s literature is central to childhood development beyond
     research, children’s literature, cultural heritage and museum           the traditional notions of literacy and learning. Children engage
     studies, international and community development, international         with stories in the form of books, films and new media, and from
     relations, language, literary studies, politics and policy, and         these texts they learn ways to interpret their world and develop
     psychoanalytic studies. Within these study areas courses are offered    models for participating in their culture. Understanding the
     at graduate certificate, graduate diploma and masters levels, as well   messages and agendas in texts for children is essential if we are to
     as research degrees.                                                    help children navigate the complexities of the contemporary world.
                                                                             The children’s literature suite of postgraduate courses will equip a
     Applied social research                                                 range of professionals who work with children, including writers,
     Deakin’s Master of Applied Social Research has been designed in         teachers, librarians and carers, to effectively mediate between texts
     response to the needs of government and industry for specialist         and children.
     researchers with the capability to engage meaningfully and
     effectively with the communities they serve. It provides relevant       Cultural heritage and museum studies
     training relating to the demand for high quality information            Our cultural heritage and museum studies courses encourage a
     in changing environments, including social policy, community            holistic approach, aimed at developing skills in protecting and
     settings, consultancies and private organisations.                      making accessible, the significant elements of cultural heritage.
                                                                             We focus especially on historic places, intangible heritage and
     The focus of the program is on building a comprehensive suite of        museums and their collections.
     skills and knowledge that can be applied to the social research
     context. Course content covers the stages of conceptualising            The courses are designed for Australian and international students
     and planning research (including ethical, cultural and theoretical      wanting to work in the museum and built heritage sectors. As well
     dimensions), as well as the requisite skills and techniques to          as offering personal enrichment, graduates obtain a postgraduate
     carry out qualitative and quantitative research (data collection,       qualification that will assist with professional or academic
     manipulation, analysis and dissemination). You will examine             advancement.
     conceptual and theoretical frameworks informing the research
     environment as a means to operate effectively within it.                International and community development
                                                                             Deakin’s international and community development program is one
     Along with offering a solid foundation in quantitative and              of the longest established in Australia, giving you the assurance of
     qualitative social research techniques, the course allows you the       many years experience in teaching this highly developed course.
     unique option of specialising in your preferred research field, with
     pathways in health, gender, communication and public policy.            Good development promotes justice, reduces poverty, and builds
                                                                             environments for people to lead productive, creative and fulfilling
                                                                             lives. Development programs and project work for poverty
                                                                             reduction are major areas of professional employment. Demand
                                                                             is high for people with a balance of theoretical knowledge and
                                                                             practical skills to undertake projects that benefit the communities
                                                                             in which they work.
                                                                             Deakin’s international and community development courses have
                                                                             been developed for professionals seeking to advance their careers
                                                                             by gaining relevant, skills-based, theoretically sound professional
                                                                             qualifications.




2.
International relations                                                       Politics and policy
Deakin’s international relations courses are professional                     Deakin’s politics and policy courses focus on the development,
development programs with three points of entry and exit,                     implementation and politics of public policy. They explore the close
depending on the stage of your career. They provide relevant and              relations between government, the private sector and community
respected postgraduate qualifications for those who work, or aspire           organisations, and the links between different levels of government
to work, in the public service, business, humanitarian organisations          (local, state, national, and international). Particular attention is paid
and non-government organisations.                                             to the challenges of making governance consistent with the norms
                                                                              of accountability and democracy.
Through these courses you will develop a systematic understanding
of the international forces that shape our environment and the skills         The program has been designed in consultation with stakeholders
to analyse and interpret international events. Containing a mixture           in government, community and industry to promote collaborative
of theoretical and empirical analysis, the courses also provide               learning and to develop an understanding of the global context for
opportunities to examine both historical and contemporary issues              public policy.
and developments in world politics.

Literary studies
Deakin’s literary studies courses are designed for people with
professional and personal interests in literature and creative writing
who are seeking further professional qualifications while working.
These courses provide the opportunity to study, at an advanced
level, a number of topics related to English or literary studies.
The courses are designed for professionals working in fields
requiring high-level analytical and writing skills, such as teaching,
the public service and fields related to the publishing industry
where flexibility and multi-skilling enhance employment
opportunities.




Postgraduate students waiting for class at the Melbourne Campus at Burwood.




                                                                                                                      Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 3.
     Coursework degrees

                                                                                                                                                             Trimester               Indicative
                                                                                                                               Years full time               intake                  2010
      Course name | Course code                                                                                                and Campus                    options                 annual fee FT1
      Graduate Certificate of Arts and Sciences | A530                                                                          0.5       b g W x            T1, T2, T3              $8660
      Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage | A585                                                                          1   (PT)        b   x        T1, T2                  $7575
      Graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage | A685                                                                              1     b     x                T1, T2                  $15 150
      Master of Cultural Heritage | A785                                                                                        1.5 b       x                T1, T2                  $15 150
      Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours) | A786                                                                              2     b     x                T1, T2                  $15 150
      Graduate Certificate of Children’s Literature | A562                                                                      1   (PT)        x            T1, T2                  $6450
      Graduate Diploma of Children’s Literature | A641                                                                          1     x                      T1, T2                  $12 900
      Graduate Certificate of International and Community Development | A511                                                    0.5 x                        T1, T2, T3              $7575
      Graduate Diploma of International and Community Development | A611                                                        1     x                      T1, T2, T3              $15 150
      Master of International and Community Development | A727                                                                  1.5 x                        T1, T2, T3              $15 170
      Graduate Certificate of International Relations | A513                                                                    0.5 b       x                T1, T2, T3              $7575
      Graduate Diploma of International Relations | A613                                                                        1     b     x                T1, T2, T3              $14 680
      Master of Arts (International Relations) | A726                                                                           1.5 b       x                T1, T2, T3              $15 080
      Graduate Certificate of Literary Studies | A535                                                                           1   (PT)        x            T1, T2                  $6450
      Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies | A635                                                                               1     x                      T1, T2                  $12 900
      Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies | A529                                                                             1   (PT)        b   x        T1, T2                  $7575
      Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies | A629                                                                                 1     b     x                T1, T2                  $15 190
      Graduate Certificate of Politics and Policy | A516                                                                        1   (PT)        x            T1, T2, T3              $7575
      Graduate Diploma of Politics and Policy | A616                                                                            1     x                      T1, T2, T3              $15 150
      Master of Politics and Policy | A716                                                                                      1.5 x                        T1, T2, T3              $15 150
      Graduate Certificate of Professional Writing | A561                                                                       1   (PT)        b   x        T1, T2                  $8635
      Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing | A661                                                                           1     b     x                T1, T2                  $16 490
      Graduate Diploma of Psychological Studies | H653                                                                          1     b g W x                T1, T2                  $18 660
      Master of Applied Social Research | A719                                                                                  1     x 3                    T1,T2, T3               $15 200
      Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) | A748                                                                            1.5 b       x                T1, T2                  $15 180
      Combined courses
      Master of Arts (International Relations)/Master of International Business | D710                                          2     b     x                T1, T2, T3              $17 350
      Master of Politics and Policy/Master of Business Administration | D720                                                    2     x                      T1, T2, T3              $17 370
     Important notes
     Information correct at June 2010, Deakin University reserves the right to alter, amend or delete course offerings and other information listed.
     1 Fees quoted are for Australian domestic students and should be used as a guide only. Fees are based on a typical enrolment in one year of full time study. All fees quoted are for Fee Paying
       Places, unless indicated CSP (Commonwealth Supported Place). Actual tuition fee charged may depend on the units studied and are subject to change. Master program students please
       note: where the length of the Master program is 12 units or 1.5 years of full time study equivalent, the indicative fee may not be a full fee for the course. For further fee information, including
       information about the FEE-HELP loan program, see page 34 or www.deakin.edu.au/fees.
     2 Only Indonesian can be studied off campus or at the Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds.
     3 Off-campus course, however, attendance required on campus for a core unit intensive workshop.

     PT = part time
     CSP = Commonwealth Supported Place
     FPP = Fee Paying Place
     T1 = Trimester 1
     T2 = Trimester 2
     T3 = Trimester 3




4.
                                                                                                                                                                key
                                                                                                                                              Course duration    3
                                                                                                                                Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds    g
                                                                                                                                    Geelong Waterfront Campus    f
                                                                                                                                 Melbourne Campus at Burwood     b
                                                                                                                                         Warrnambool Campus      W
                                                                                                                                                   Off campus    x




graduate Certificate of Arts and Sciences                                        MAE101 Economic Principles
                                                                                 MAF101 Fundamentals of Finance
0.5   –   3 b g W x   Course code: A530                                          MLC101 Business Law
Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary             MME101 Business Academic Skills
institution or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.                           MMH230 Strategic Human Resource Management
                                                                                 MMH349 Industrial Relations
The Graduate Certificate of Arts and Sciences gives you the opportunity to
                                                                                 MMK265 Marketing Research
broaden your education by studying disciplines beyond the boundaries of
                                                                                 MMK277 Marketing Management
specialised study.
                                                                                 MMM132 Management
The program will expose you to perspectives provided by a range of               MMM240 Organisational Behaviour
disciplines such as history, media studies, literature, sociology, philosophy,   MSC120 Business Information Systems
science, technology, health and law. You will be guided in your subject          SBB111 Cells and Genes
selection by the course coordinator, who will assist you to select a             SBB132 Biology: Form and Function
combination of units that give you added breadth and experience.                 SBC131 Principles of Chemistry
Through this course you will gain additional skills outside your chosen          SBF111 Fundamentals of Forensic Science
discipline. Research shows that employers want graduates who not only            SBS010 Laboratory Safety Induction Program (0 credit point safety unit)
have strong skills in their chosen fields but possess broad knowledge            SEP122 Physics for the Life Sciences
and the ability to think outside the confines of their specific discipline.      SIT101 Fundamentals of Information Technology
Employers value graduates who are broadly educated, lateral rather than          SIT102 Introduction to Programming
narrow thinkers, and who are creative and innovative.                            SIT151 Game Fundamentals
                                                                                 SIT161 Principles of Interactive Media
Deakin has developed this course in direct response to this feedback from        SIT191 Introduction to Statistics
employers in order to give our graduates the best possible career prospects      SQA101 Ecology and the Environment
and access to opportunities across a broad spectrum of careers.                  SQA102 The Physical Environment
Course structure                                                                 SQE136 History of Life
The Graduate Certificate of Arts and Sciences consists of 4 credit points from   SRA143 Art and Society
units across the four Faculties of the University.                               SRA010 Safety Induction Program (0 credit point safety unit)
                                                                                 SEE010 Safety Induction Program (0 credit point safety unit)
ACV111 En Plein Air: Landscape Painting On Site
AIA104 Australian Identities: Indigenous and Multicultural                       www.deakin.edu.au/grad-cert
AIH107 World History Between the Wars 1919–1939
AIH108 The World After the War: 1945–1991
AIP116 Modern Political Ideologies
AIR108 International Relations
ALL201 Literature and Modernity A: From Romanticism to Realism
ALL202 Literature and Modernity B: Literary Modernisms
ASC101 Introduction to Sociology A
ASC102 Introduction to Sociology B
ASP202 World Religions
ASS101 Anthropology 1A: Culture and Imagination
ECA310 Discovering Music A
EXE101 Understanding Children and Adolescents
HBS107 Understanding Health
HBS109 Human Structure and Function
HBS110 Health Behaviour
HDS106 Diversity, Disability and Social Exclusion
HPS111 Introduction to Psychology A
HPS121 Introduction to Psychology B
HSE101 Principles of Exercise and Sport Science
HSE202 Biomechanics
HSE203 Exercise Behaviour
HSE309 Behavioural Aspects of Sport and Exercise
HSH207 Socio-Economic Status and Health
HSH302 Politics, Policy and Health
HSW219 Self and Society
MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making




                                                                                                                          Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 5.
     Coursework degrees

     graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage                                       graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage
     1   (part time)   b x   Course code: A585                                       1 b x   Course code: A685
     Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary            Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary
     institution or qualifications deemed to be equivalent, or extensive relevant    institution or an equivalent qualification.
     work experience undertaken at a senior level as deemed appropriate by the
                                                                                     The Graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage aims to produce graduates who
     course selection team.
                                                                                     are able to demonstrate, in their professional life, high level skills across a
     Develop an extensive, cross-disciplinary knowledge of heritage principles       broad range of heritage practice.
     and practice across a range of disciplines, as well as an awareness of
                                                                                     Develop an extensive, cross-disciplinary knowledge of heritage principles
     community sensitivities. The Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage is
                                                                                     and practice across a range of disciplines, as well as an awareness of
     designed for professionals working in the heritage industry, or those who
                                                                                     community sensitivities. As a graduate you will have a commitment
     wish to gain employment in the heritage industry. This course is suitable for
                                                                                     to reflective practice in the heritage and museum sector, as well as an
     students who are working in government agencies, private corporations,
                                                                                     understanding of international best practice standards.
     community organisations or private practice and can be completed entirely
     through off-campus study.                                                       See also Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage and Master of Cultural
                                                                                     Heritage.
     Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage will
     lead you to admission to the Graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage.             Course structure
                                                                                     You must complete 8 credit points, comprising 3 credit points of core units
     See also Graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage and Master of Cultural
                                                                                     and 5 credit points of elective units. You can exit this course early (after
     Heritage.
                                                                                     4 credit points) and receive a Graduate Certificate of Cultural Heritage. See
     Course structure                                                                the Master of Cultural Heritage course structure for available units.
     You must complete 4 credit points of study comprising 3 credit points of
     compulsory core units and 1 elective credit point selected from the list of     Master of Cultural Heritage
     units below.                                                                    1.5   b x   Course code: A785
     Core units                                                                      Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary
     Trimester 1                                                                     institution or an equivalent qualification.
     AIM723 Heritage Interpretation
     AIM701 Heritage and Development in the Asia-Pacific Region                      Communities and governments located in Australia and the Asia–Pacific
                                                                                     region are taking measures to protect their heritage in the face of economic
     Trimester 2                                                                     and cultural globalisation, rising land prices and insensitive planning
     AIM705 Conservation Management Planning                                         decisions.
     Elective units                                                                  The Master of Cultural Heritage is designed for professionals working in, or
     Trimester 1                                                                     those who wish to gain employment, in the heritage industry. Through this
     AIM707 Introduction to Traditional Buildings                                    program you will develop an extensive, cross-disciplinary knowledge of
     AIM709 Intangible Heritage                                                      heritage principles and practice across a range of disciplines, as well as an
     AIM714 Cultural Landscapes                                                      awareness of community sensitivities.
     AIM716 Heritage and the City**
                                                                                     This course provides an integrated approach for those working in
     Trimester 2                                                                     government agencies, private corporations, community organisations
     AIM703 Heritage Law, Planning and the Property Market                           and in private practice in a range of professions. Typical job titles include:
     AIM704 Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism                                heritage officer, heritage site manager, interpretation officer, registrar, public
     AIM705 Conservation Management Planning                                         programs officer, researcher and project officer.
     AIM710 Shared Heritage: Issues and Perspectives
     AIM715 Virtual Heritage                                                         See also Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies.
     AIM727 Exhibitions                                                              Course structure
     Trimester 3                                                                     You must complete 12 credit points of study comprising 4 credit points of
     AIM725 Heritage and Museum Strategy and Marketing **                            compulsory core units and 8 elective credit points selected from the list of
     AIM726 Heritage and Museum Operational Issues *                                 units below.
     * Offered in 2011 subject to staff availability.                                Core units
     ** Offered in alternate years, 2011, 2013.                                      Trimester 1
                                                                                     AIM708 World Heritage
                                                                                     AIM723 Heritage Interpretation
                                                                                     plus one unit chosen from:
                                                                                     AIM701 Heritage and Development in the Asia-Pacific Region
                                                                                     AIM721 Museums: Contexts and Issues
                                                                                     Trimester 2
                                                                                     One unit chosen from:
                                                                                     AIM705 Conservation Management Planning
                                                                                     AIM722 Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage




6.
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                                                                                                                                                        Course duration    3
                                                                                                                                          Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds    g
                                                                                                                                              Geelong Waterfront Campus    f
                                                                                                                                           Melbourne Campus at Burwood     b
                                                                                                                                                   Warrnambool Campus      W
                                                                                                                                                             Off campus    x




Elective units                                                                   Core units
Trimester 1                                                                      Trimester 1
AIM707 Introduction to Traditional Buildings                                     AIM708 World Heritage
AIM709 Intangible Heritage                                                       AIM723 Heritage Interpretation
AIM714 Cultural Landscapes
                                                                                 plus one unit chosen from:
AIM716 Heritage and the City**
                                                                                 AIM701 Heritage and Development in the Asia-Pacific Region
Trimester 2                                                                      AIM721 Museums: Contexts and Issues
AIM703 Heritage Law, Planning and the Property Market
                                                                                 Trimester 2
AIM704 Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism
                                                                                 One unit chosen from
AIM705 Conservation Management Planning
AIM710 Shared Heritage: Issues and Perspectives                                  AIM705 Conservation Management Planning
AIM715 Virtual Heritage                                                          AIM722 Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage
AIM727 Exhibitions                                                               Elective units
Trimester 3                                                                      Trimester 1
AIM725 Heritage and Museum Strategy and Marketing**                              AIM707 Introduction to Traditional Buildings
AIM726 Heritage and Museum Operational Issues*                                   AIM709 Intangible Heritage
                                                                                 AIM714 Cultural Landscapes
Trimester 1, 2 or 3                                                              AIM716 Heritage and the City**
AIM712 Cultural Heritage Research
AIM713 Cultural Heritage Research Project                                        Trimester 2
AIM717 Heritage in the Field                                                     AIM703 Heritage Law, Planning and the Property Market
* Offered in 2011 subject to staff availability.
                                                                                 AIM704 Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism
** Offered in alternate years, 2011, 2013.                                       AIM705 Conservation Management Planning
                                                                                 AIM710 Shared Heritage: Issues and Perspectives
You may gain relevant local or international experience through                  AIM715 Virtual Heritage
undertaking an approved placement, internship of field school through            AIM727 Exhibitions
AIM717.
                                                                                 Trimester 3
Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours)                                            AIM725 Heritage and Museum Strategy and Marketing**
                                                                                 AIM726 Heritage and Museum Operational Issues*
2 b x    Course code: A786
                                                                                 Trimester 1, 2 or 3
Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary
                                                                                 AIM712 Cultural Heritage Research
institution or equivalent qualification.
                                                                                 AIM713 Cultural Heritage Research Project
Deakin’s Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours) coursework degree extends         AIM717 Heritage in the Field
the Master of Cultural Heritage course by adding a further 4 credit points       * Offered in 2011 subject to staff availability.
involving research training, a minor thesis and a period of internship and/or    ** Offered in alternate years, 2011, 2013.
international experience involving field work on a heritage site.
                                                                                 You may gain relevant local or international experience through
It also provides an avenue for those students wishing to continue on to          undertaking an approved placement, internship of field school through
PhD candidature.                                                                 AIM717.
Course structure                                                                 Research units
You must successfully complete 16 credit points of study comprising:             AIM728 Minor Thesis
                                                                                 AIM729 International Heritage Field Project
4 credit points of core coursework units and 8 credit points of electives from
the selected list of units below,                                                www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/chms
and either
Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours) with minor thesis
3 credit points of minor thesis (15000 words) and1 credit point of research
training (AIM712)
or
Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours) with international experience
4 credit points of international experience involving an international
heritage field research project.
If you undertake the Master of Cultural Heritage (Honours) in order to
progress to a higher degree by research you will be required to undertake
the minor thesis pathway.




                                                                                                                                    Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 7.
     Coursework degrees

     graduate Certificate of Children’s Literature                                        Course structure
                                                                                          You must complete 8 credit points of study comprising 2 credit points of
     1   (part time)   x   Course code: A562                                              compulsory core units; 2 credit points of children’s literature units selected
     Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary                 from the specified list below and 4 credit points of electives selected
     institution, or qualifications deemed to be equivalent, or extensive relevant work   from the remaining children’s literature units and/or from the following
     experience undertaken at a senior level as deemed appropriate by the course          disciplines:
     selection team.
                                                                                          »   Advertising
     Become familiar with a broad range of texts, taking account of variations            »   Children’s literature
     of genre, the historical and cultural contexts in which children’s texts are         »   Journalism
     produced, and the ideological frameworks in which they are located. The              »   Literary studies
     course units advance knowledge through an introduction to contemporary               »   Media and communication
     critical theory and are regularly reviewed to ensure they remain relevant to         »   Professional writing
     the professional lives of students and graduates. See also Graduate Diploma          »   Public relations
     of Children’s Literature.
                                                                                          See Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) (A748) and Graduate Diploma of
     Course structure                                                                     Professional Writing (A661) for units available in the disciplines above.
     To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Children’s Literature,           Core units
     you must successfully complete 4 credit points of study comprising 2                 Trimester 1
     credit points of compulsory core units; and 2 credit points of elective units        ALL702 Criticism of Literature for Children: A Variety of Approaches
     selected from a specified list.
                                                                                          Trimester 2
     See Graduate Diploma of Children’s Literature for unit details.                      ALL743 Narrative Theory and Children’s Literature
     graduate Diploma of Children’s Literature                                            Elective units
                                                                                          Trimester 1
     1   x   Course code: A641                                                            ALL701 Origins in Children’s Literature
     Admission requirements: A bachelors degree or equivalent from an approved            ALL707 New Media Texts for Children
     tertiary institution.                                                                ALL721 Driven to Write
     Become familiar with a broad range of texts, taking account of variations            Trimester 2
     of genre, the historical and cultural contexts in which children’s texts are         ALL708 The Picture Book: Reading and Writing
     produced, and the ideological frameworks in which they are located. The              ALL722 Texts for Young Adults
     course will introduce you to contemporary theoretical approaches to the              Note: Some units alternate year of offer. Refer to www.deakin.edu.au/courses for details.
     study of children’s texts, so beyond the span of the course itself you will
     be equipped to read texts in a more informed and theoretically grounded              www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/childrenlit
     manner.
     The courses are designed by Professor Clare Bradford, an international
     prize-winning scholar in the field of children’s literature research.
     Throughout the course you will engage with current techniques of critical
     analysis that are responsive to cultural shifts, generational changes and the
     globalised marketplace of texts for children.
     Children’s literature also gives you a unique opportunity to combine your
     studies with professional writing and literary studies, or other professional
     communication studies such as journalism, public relations, media and
     communication.
     Units studied in the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Children’s
     Literature gain credit in Deakin’s Master of Arts (Writing and Literature).
     See also Graduate Certificate of Children’s Literature and Master of Arts
     (Writing and Literature).




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graduate Certificate of International and                                       Trimester 2
                                                                                AID713 Aid, Trade and Development
Community Development                                                           AID714 Gender and Development
0.5   x   Course code: A511                                                     AID724 Humanitarian Emergencies and Disaster Relief
                                                                                AID735 Conflict Resolution and Development
Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved institution or
                                                                                AID740 Participatory Approaches to Development
qualifications deemed to be equivalent, or extensive relevant work experience
                                                                                ASD705 Community Development Theory and Practice B
undertaken at a senior level as deemed appropriate by the course
                                                                                ASD710 Submission and Tender Writing
selection team.
                                                                                ASD712 Monitoring and Evaluation
The program will introduce you to issues in International and Community         ASD716 Humanitarian Settlement
Development (ICD), in particular in the period since 1950. The perspectives
                                                                                Trimester 1, 2 or 3
taken in this course are cross-disciplinary. The unifying theme is the
                                                                                AID721 Professional Practice in Community and International Development
meaning of development and its relationship to poverty alleviation and
                                                                                Studies (2 credit points)
social empowerment. Current events are considered in the historical context
of long-term trends in ICD.                                                     Trimester 3
                                                                                ASD715 Cross Cultural Communication and Practice
See also Graduate Diploma and Master of International and Community
Development.
Course structure
You must complete 4 credit points of study from the specified list of units
below.
Trimester 1
AID710 Microfinance for Poverty Reduction
AID711 Non-government Organisations and Development
AID712 Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods
AID717 The Logframe and Approaches to Project Management
AID733 The Economic Development Record
AID734 Approaches to Political Development
ASD704 Community Development Theory and Practice A
ASD711 Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning




Students working on a presentation at the Melbourne Campus at Burwood.




                                                                                                                       Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 9.
      Coursework degrees

      graduate Diploma of International and                                              Course structure
                                                                                         You must complete 12 credit points of study according to one of the
      Community Development                                                              following options:
      1     x   Course code: A611                                                        Generalist option
      Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary               2 credit points of core units: ASD704 and ASD705 OR AID733 and AID734,
      institution or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.                             and 10 credit points of electives selected from the list of units below.
      Graduate Diploma of International and Community Development units                  Specialist options
      examine the historical record of development; the conflicts that have              Single specialisation – you may take a specialisation of 6 credit points in
      followed the clash between competing cultures; the socioeconomic and               either community development or international development (details
      policy dimensions of development, and the evolution of thought on the              below) and complete the degree with 6 credit points of electives, making a
      meaning of development; the role of poverty reduction in development;              total of 12 credit points.
      and the foundation of sustainable development.                                     or
      This is a professional, cross-disciplinary course, offered to graduates from       Double specialisation – students may take both specialisations in
      all disciplines. You can specialise in either community development or             community development (6 credit points) and international development (6
      international development.                                                         credit points), including the core units from each specialisation.
      Course structure                                                                   In both generalist and single specialist options, you may, as part of the
      You must complete 8 credit points of study according to one of the                 electives, take 4 credit points of Indonesian language (AIF-coded units
      following options:                                                                 listed on page 39). This option is not available for students undertaking the
                                                                                         double specialisation. The dissertation component (AIX702 and AIX703)
      Generalist option                                                                  provides a research pathway for you to apply for admission to PhD.
      2 credit point of core units ASD704 and ASD705 OR AID733 and AID734,
      and 6 credit points of electives selected from the specified list of units under   Specialisations
      the Master of International and Community Development.                             Community development
      Specialist option                                                                  Students wishing to undertake a community development specialisation
      Students may take a specialisation of 6 credit points in either Community          must complete 6 credit points of ASD-coded units, including the core units,
      Development or International Development (details below) and complete              ASD704 and ASD705, and 6 credit points of elective units listed.
      the degree with 2 credit points of electives, making a total of 8 credit points.   Core units
      See the Master of International and Community Development for unit                 Trimester 1
      details.                                                                           ASD704 Community Development Theory and Practice A
                                                                                         Trimester 2
      Master of International and Community Development                                  ASD705 Community Development Theory and Practice B
      1.5       x   Course code: A727                                                    International development
      Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary               Students wishing to undertake an international development specialisation
      institution or equivalent.                                                         must complete 6 credit points of AID-coded units including the core units,
                                                                                         AID733 and AID734, and 6 credit points of elective units listed.
      The Master of International and Community Development will give you
      analytical skills for understanding the contexts of development programs           Core units
      and practical skills for formulating, resourcing, implementing, monitoring         Trimester 1
      and evaluating international and community development projects.                   AID733 The Economic Development Record
                                                                                         AID734 Approaches to Political Development
      Graduates may find employment opportunities working in community
      organisations, local government, non-government organisations,                     Double specialisation
      development consulting, development communications and journalism,                 If you wish to undertake both the community development and
      project management, as well as in export-oriented enterprises such as              international development specialisations you must complete 6 credit
      banking and finance.                                                               points of ASD-coded units, including core units ASD704 and ASD705, and 6
                                                                                         credit points of AID-coded units, including core units AID733 and AID734.
                                                                                         Core units
                                                                                         Trimester 1
                                                                                         ASD704 Community Development Theory and Practice A
                                                                                         Trimester 1
                                                                                         AID733 The Economic Development Record
                                                                                         AID734 Approaches to Political Development
                                                                                         Trimester 2
                                                                                         ASD705 Community Development Theory and Practice B
                                                                                         Continued 




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                                                                                    Fiona Grech
                                                                                    Work: Global Poverty Project
                                                                                    Study: Graduate Diploma of International
                                                                                    and Community Development


Although Fiona Grech had held a lifetime interest in   ‘I started to ask lots of questions and needed to         ‘I feel like I’m finally getting answers to why certain
development issues, it was the 2004 Asian tsunami      find answers ... this is what led me to the course at     development issues exist. And that means I’m more
that proved the catalyst for a career and study        Deakin.’                                                  confident delivering the GPP presentation … I am
change.                                                                                                          learning what good development means.’
                                                       Fiona now juggles two jobs around her studies. Her
The former childcare worker is now completing          first is with the Global Poverty Project (GPP) – an       With plans to articulate into a masters degree next
a postgraduate degree in International and             advocacy and education campaign that aims to              year, Fiona says she is well-supported in her studies
Community Development and is a tireless                raise awareness of the challenges and opportunities       at Deakin.
campaigner for those who live in poverty.              of the 1.4 billion people living in extreme poverty.
                                                                                                                 ‘The lecturers are very understanding and
Born in Sri Lanka, Fiona says it was visiting her      ‘The centrepiece of the project is 1.4 Billion Reasons,   accommodating …  I have also found that many
birthplace after the tsunami that impacted the         a multimedia presentation which I help coordinate.’       are still involved in the development field and that
direction of her life.                                                                                           brings fresh insight.’
                                                       She says her role with the GPP complements the
‘What I saw – and felt – transformed my world.         international focus of her studies. ‘I strategically
I knew I would never be the same. I had to do          plan how we can grow and expand the number of
something and be part of the answer,’ she explains.    people hearing the presentation.’
Involved with several advocacy organisations, Fiona    Fiona also coordinates volunteers and manages
believed she needed to supplement her practice         the operation of a local crisis and relief centre and
with theory.                                           believes both jobs match her Deakin studies.




                                                                                                                                Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 11.
      Coursework degrees

      Elective units for both specialisations                                     graduate Certificate of International Relations
      Trimester 1                                                                 0.5   b x   Course code: A513
      AID710 Microfinance for Poverty Reduction
                                                                                  Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary
      AID711 Non-government Organisations and Development
                                                                                  institution or equivalent. Applicants without a first degree, but with relevant
      AID712 Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods
                                                                                  professional experience and appropriate prior learning, will be eligible for
      AID717 The Logframe and Approaches to Project Management
                                                                                  admission into the Graduate Certificate of International Relations and on
      AID733 The Economic Development Record
                                                                                  successful completion be eligible to transfer to the graduate diploma or masters
      AID734 Approaches to Political Development
                                                                                  coursework programs with full credit for the units completed.
      AIP773 Governance and Accountability
      AIX702 Dissertation A                                                       The forces of globalisation are generating profound effects on many
      AIX703 Dissertation B                                                       spheres of economic, social and political activity, and a deeper knowledge
      ASD704 Community Development Theory and Practice A                          of international relations is becoming necessary in many areas of public life.
      ASD711 Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning                              The international relations program aims to produce graduates who are
      ASS705 Anthropology of Poverty and Development                              able to demonstrate, in their professional life, high-level skills of analysis and
                                                                                  interpretation of global issues and events, and substantial understanding of
      Trimester 2
                                                                                  the complexities of contemporary international relations.
      AID713 Aid, Trade and Development
      AID714 Gender and Development                                               See also Graduate Diploma of International Relations and Master of Arts
      AID724 Humanitarian Emergencies and Disaster Relief                         (International Relations).
      AID735 Conflict Resolution and Development
      AID740 Participatory Approaches to Development
                                                                                  Course structure
                                                                                  You must complete 4 credit points of study from the list of units below,
      AIP747 Policy and Program Evaluation
                                                                                  depending on the trimester of commencement.
      AIX702 Dissertation A
      AIX703 Dissertation B                                                       Trimester 1
      ASD705 Community Development Theory and Practice B                          AIR719 The United Nations and International Law
      ASD710 Submission and Tender Writing                                        AIR726 Human Rights in the International System
      ASD712 Monitoring and Evaluation                                            AIR728 Global Political Economy
      ASD716 Humanitarian Settlement                                              AIR747 Contemporary International Politics
      ASS706 Medical Anthropology
                                                                                  Trimester 2
      Trimester 1, 2 or 3                                                         AIR707 Global Governance
      AID721 Professional Practice in Community and International Development     AIR729 Human Security in Global Politics
      Studies (2 credit points)                                                   AIR748 Contemporary Security and Strategy
      AID752 International and Community Development Internship
                                                                                  Trimester 3
      AID753 International and Community Development Internship (2 credit
                                                                                  AIR712 Australia in the World
      points)
      Trimester 3
      ASD715 Cross Cultural Communication and Practice
      The following Indonesian language units are also available as electives:
      Trimester 1
      AIF141 Conversational Indonesian A
      AIF241 Formal and Informal Indonesian A
      AIF341 Professional and Academic Indonesian A
      Trimester 2
      AIF142 Conversational Indonesian B
      AIF242 Formal and Informal Indonesian B
      AIF342 Professional and Academic Indonesian B
      Research units
      If you wish to undertake a PhD pathway you must take the following units.
      Trimester 1, 2 and 3
      AIX702 Dissertation A
      AIX703 Dissertation B

      www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/icd




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graduate Diploma of International Relations                                        Master of Arts (International Relations)
1 b x    Course code: A613                                                         1.5   b x   Course code: A726
Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary               Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary
institution or an equivalent qualification.                                        institution, or an equivalent qualification.
The Graduate Diploma of International Relations will develop your                  Deakin’s international relations course aims to produce graduates who are
understanding of international relations, its related areas and global             able to demonstrate high-level skills of analysis and interpretation of global
and regional (Asia-Pacific) affairs. Successful completion of the Graduate         issues and events, and substantial understanding of the complexities of
Diploma can lead to admission into the Master of Arts (International               contemporary international relations.
Relations) with 8 credit points of advanced standing.
                                                                                   Specialisations are available in human rights and international law, Asia-
Course structure                                                                   Pacific regional politics, conflict and security and international history. Links
You must complete 8 credit points, comprising 2 credit points of core units        with other social science and humanities studies at Deakin offer relevant
and 6 credit points of electives. You can exit this course early (after 4 credit   electives to augment specialisations, such as genocide history, gender and
points) and receive a Graduate Certificate of International Relations. See the     development, and global media units.
Master of Arts (International Relations) course structure for available units.     The Deakin program also offers optional postgraduate internships, allowing
                                                                                   you an opportunity to gain experience overseas.
                                                                                   Career opportunities for international relations graduates exist in all levels
                                                                                   of government, business, the media, consultancy, the defence forces,
                                                                                   education, health, politics and research.
                                                                                   Course structure
                                                                                   You must complete 12 credit points, comprising 2 credit points of core
                                                                                   units and 10 credit points of electives. A 2 credit point research project is
                                                                                   an option in the final trimester of study for those students with a credit
                                                                                   average or higher in their coursework units. The dissertation component
                                                                                   (AIX702 and AIX703) provides a research pathway for students to apply for
                                                                                   admission to PhD.
                                                                                   Specialisations
                                                                                   »   Asia-Pacific regional politics
                                                                                   »   Conflict and security
                                                                                   »   Human rights and international law
                                                                                   »   International history
                                                                                   If you complete a specialisation of 4 credit points you will have the
                                                                                   specialisation indicated on your academic transcript.
                                                                                   Core units
                                                                                   Trimester 1
                                                                                   AIR747 Contemporary International Politics
                                                                                   Trimester 2
                                                                                   AIR742 Theories of International Relations
                                                                                   Elective units
                                                                                   Trimester 1
                                                                                   AIR717 International Conflict Analysis
                                                                                   AIR719 The United Nations and International Law
                                                                                   AIR726 Human Rights in the International System
                                                                                   AIR728 Global Political Economy
                                                                                   AIR732 Terrorism in International Politics
                                                                                   AIR750 European Security Issues
                                                                                   AIH759 The Cold War: An International History
                                                                                   AIH760 The Contemporary South Pacific: Governance and Crisis
                                                                                   ALC705 Organisational Communication: Culture, Diversity, Technology and
                                                                                   Change
                                                                                   ALC706 Culture, Communication and Globalisation: Critical Practices in/and
                                                                                   Local Cultures
                                                                                   Continued 
In the library at the Melbourne Campus at Burwood.




                                                                                                                              Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 13.
      Coursework degrees

      Trimester 2                                                                                    Details of specialisations
      ACM701 Global Media and War                                                                    Asia-Pacific regional politics
      AIH753 Genocide                                                                                AIH759 The Cold War: An International History
      AIP776 Contemporary Perspectives on European Integration                                       AIH760 The Contemporary South Pacific: Governance and Crisis
      AIR701 China and the World                                                                     AIR701 China and the World
      AIR702 Strategic Issues in South Asia                                                          AIR702 Strategic Issues in South Asia
      AIR706 Political Economy of the Asia Pacific                                                   AIR706 Political Economy of the Asia Pacific
      AIR707 Global Governance                                                                       AIR712 Australia in the World
      AIR729 Human Security in Global Politics                                                       AIR749 Security in the Asia-Pacific Region
      AIR745 International Relations of the Middle East
      AIR748 Contemporary Security and Strategy                                                      Conflict and security
      AIR749 Security in the Asia-Pacific Region                                                     AIH753 Genocide
                                                                                                     AIH759 The Cold War: An International History
      Trimester 1 or 2                                                                               AIR701 China and the World
      AIR718 Research Project (International Relations) (2 credit points)                            AIR702 Strategic Issues in South Asia
      Trimester 3                                                                                    AIR717 International Conflict Analysis
      AIR712 Australia in the World                                                                  AIR729 Human Security in Global Politics
                                                                                                     AIR732 Terrorism in International Politics
      Trimester 1, 2 or 3
                                                                                                     AIR745 International Relations of the Middle East
      AIR790 International Relations Internship (2 credit points)*
                                                                                                     AIR748 Contemporary Security and Strategy
      * You must seek advice about internship procedures from the unit chair prior to enrolling in   AIR749 Security in the Asia-Pacific Region
        this unit.
                                                                                                     AIR750 European Security Issues
      If you wish to undertake a PhD pathway you will need to complete:
      AIX702 Dissertation A
                                                                                                     Human rights and international law
                                                                                                     AIH753 Genocide
      AIX703 Dissertation B
                                                                                                     AIR707 Global Governance
      Additional elective units                                                                      AIR717 International Conflict Analysis
      MPE707 International Banking and Finance                                                       AIR719 The United Nations and International Law
      MPE711 Global Trade and Markets                                                                AIR726 Human Rights in the International System
      MPE781 Economics for Managers                                                                  AIR729 Human Security in Global Politics
      MPM735 International Business Management
                                                                                                     International history
                                                                                                     AIH753 Genocide
                                                                                                     AIH759 The Cold War: An International History
                                                                                                     AIH760 The Contemporary South Pacific: Governance and Crisis
                                                                                                     www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/ir




      In the library at the Melbourne Campus at Burwood.




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graduate Certificate of Literary Studies                                                    graduate Diploma of Literary Studies
1   (part time)   x   Course code: A535                                                     1   x   Course code: A635
Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary                        Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary
institution, or qualifications deemed to be equivalent, or extensive relevant work          institution, or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.
experience undertaken at a senior level as deemed appropriate by the course
                                                                                            The Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies allows you to study, at an
selection team.
                                                                                            advanced level, several topics related to English or literary studies. These
The Graduate Certificate of Literary Studies allows you to study, at an                     include the ways in which the discipline was constituted in the late
advanced level, several topics related to English or literary studies. These                nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and is now being reconstituted to
include the ways in which the discipline was constituted in the late                        reflect social and cultural change; generic traditions and variations; oral and
nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and is now being reconstituted to                  written forms; creative and critical approaches; variations related to gender
reflect social and cultural change; generic traditions and variations; oral and             and age.
written forms; creative and critical approaches; variations related to gender
                                                                                            The course is designed for professionals working in fields requiring high
and age.
                                                                                            analytical and writing skills, such as teaching, the public service and fields
Course structure                                                                            relating to the publishing industry where flexible and multi-skilling enhance
You must complete 4 credit points of study from the list below:                             employment opportunities. Units studied in the Graduate Certificate and
                                                                                            Graduate Diploma of Literacy Studies gain credit in Deakin’s Master of Arts
Trimester 1
                                                                                            (Writing and Literature). See also Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) and
ALL705 Short Stories: Writers and Readers
                                                                                            Master of Communication.
ALL706 Histories, Fictions
ALL721 Driven to Write                                                                      Course structure
ALL755 The Other Side of the World: Literature of Sadness – The Body –                      You must complete 8 credit points of study comprising 4 credit points of
Mind in Crisis                                                                              literary studies units selected from the specified list below; and 4 credit
                                                                                            points of electives selected from the remaining literary studies units and/or
Trimester 2
                                                                                            from the following disciplines:
ALL722 Texts for Young Adults
ALL724 Reviewing                                                                            »   Advertising
ALL771 Postmodern Fiction and Popular Culture                                               »   Children’s literature
ALL783 Life Writing: Theory and Practice                                                    »   Journalism
ALL784 Writing and Film                                                                     »   Literary studies
Note: Some units alternate year of offer. Refer to www.deakin.edu.au/courses for details.   »   Media and communication
                                                                                            »   Professional writing
                                                                                            »   Public relations.
                                                                                            Literary studies
                                                                                            Trimester 1
                                                                                            ALL705 Short Stories: Writers and Readers
                                                                                            ALL706 Histories, Fictions
                                                                                            ALL721 Driven to Write
                                                                                            ALL755 The Other Side of the World: Literature of Sadness – The Body –
                                                                                            Mind in Crisis
                                                                                            Trimester 2
                                                                                            ALL722 Texts for Young Adults
                                                                                            ALL724 Reviewing
                                                                                            ALL771 Postmodern Fiction and Popular Culture
                                                                                            ALL783 Life Writing: Theory and Practice
                                                                                            ALL784 Writing and Film
                                                                                            See also
                                                                                            Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) (A748) page 25 and Graduate
                                                                                            Diploma of Professional Writing (A661) page 21 for units available in the
                                                                                            disciplines above.

                                                                                            Note: Some units alternate year of offer. Refer to www.deakin.edu.au/courses for details.

                                                                                            www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/wlit




                                                                                                                                              Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 15.
      Coursework degrees




                                           Lisa Collins
                                           Graduate Diploma in Museum Studies (2009)
                                           Currently: Exhibition and Project Coordinator
                                           Museum of Chinese Australian History, Melbourne

                Gaining an internship at the Bayside City Council      ‘I chose the Deakin course because it covered a broad
                as part of the practical component of her Graduate     range of areas and I was still unsure of exactly which
                Diploma in Museum Studies helped Lisa Collins gain     area in museums I wanted to pursue.’
                the hands-on experience she needed for her position
                                                                       Lisa says the theory component of the course, which
                as Exhibition and Project Coordinator at Melbourne’s
                                                                       she undertook off campus so she could work part time
                Museum of Chinese Australian History.
                                                                       during the day, gave her a ‘solid background’ for the
                Lisa, who had previous volunteer experience at a       work she now does at the museum. She adds that the
                range of galleries, was given the one-day a week       course flexibility was an advantage, while the way it
                paid internship under a partnership between Deakin     was structured allowed for easy access to materials.
                and Bayside and she highly encourages students to
                                                                       ‘It was great to be able to hear recordings of the
                undertake a structured placement.
                                                                       lectures and participate in the online chats and
                ‘There is so much to be learned from just doing it …   discussions, which really helped in digesting the
                (and) many organisations seem to take university       information,’ she says.
                internships more seriously than general volunteer
                                                                       ‘For people wanting to begin or further a career in
                work. It definitely opens up more doors and you are
                                                                       museums/galleries, I’d definitely recommend the
                able to get more experience in back of house roles.’
                                                                       Deakin museum studies course which is well regarded
                Lisa decided to undertake the course to develop her    in the industry and highly-sought after by employers.’
                skills and also to gain a qualification often deemed
                essential in the highly competitive but also highly-
                rewarding museums industry.




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graduate Certificate of Museum Studies                                               graduate Diploma of Museum Studies
1   (part time)   b x   Course code: A529                                            1 b x    Course code: A629
Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary                 Admission requirements: A bachelors degree with a major in a relevant
institution, or qualifications deemed to be equivalent, or extensive relevant work   discipline, from an approved tertiary institution, or an equivalent qualification.
experience undertaken at senior level as deemed appropriate by the course
                                                                                     The Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies develops a broad range of skills
selection team.
                                                                                     and knowledge appropriate to museum work, including an understanding
The Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies is a postgraduate coursework              of best practice standards and the capacity to undertake a range of
program that aims to provide graduates with a basic range of skills and              museological techniques.
knowledge appropriate to museum work. The program aims to produce
                                                                                     The course is suitable for those who wish to be independent, innovative,
graduates who are independent, innovative and creative thinkers; have
                                                                                     and creative thinkers, committed to undertaking reflective practice in
a commitment to reflective practice in museums; have an understanding
                                                                                     museums and to best-practice standards in museum work. Upon graduating
of best practice standards in museum work; can competently undertake a
                                                                                     you may find work in a museum, a heritage institution, a government
range of museological techniques; and can demonstrate ethical leadership
                                                                                     agency, a private corporation or a community organisation, or in a private
in their chosen field of museum activity.
                                                                                     practice as a curator, a heritage officer, or a collections manager. See also
Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies will             Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies and Master of Cultural Heritage.
lead to admission to the Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies or the
                                                                                     Course structure
Graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage.
                                                                                     You must complete 8 credit points, comprising 3 credit points of core units
See also Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage,             and 5 credit points of elective units. You can exit this course early (after 4
Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies and Master of Cultural Heritage.                  credit points) and receive a Graduate Certificate of Museum Studies.
Course structure                                                                     Core units
You must complete 4 credit points of study comprising 3 credit points                Trimester 1
of compulsory core units; and 1 elective credit point selected from the              AIM723 Heritage Interpretation
list below.                                                                          AIM721 Museums: Contexts and Issues
Core units                                                                           Trimester 2
Trimester 1                                                                          AIM722 Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage
AIM723 Heritage Interpretation                                                       Elective units
AIM721 Museums: Contexts and Issues                                                  Trimester 1
Trimester 2                                                                          AIM707 Introduction to Traditional Buildings
AIM722 Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage                                     AIM709 Intangible Heritage
                                                                                     AIM714 Cultural Landscapes
Elective units
                                                                                     AIM716 Heritage and the City**
Trimester 1
AIM707 Introduction to Traditional Buildings                                         Trimester 2
AIM709 Intangible Heritage                                                           AIM703 Heritage Law, Planning and the Property Market
AIM714 Cultural Landscapes                                                           AIM704 Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism
AIM716 Heritage and the City**                                                       AIM705 Conservation Management Planning
                                                                                     AIM710 Shared Heritage: Issues and Perspectives
Trimester 2
                                                                                     AIM715 Virtual Heritage
AIM703 Heritage Law, Planning and the Property Market
                                                                                     AIM727 Exhibitions
AIM704 Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism
AIM705 Conservation Management Planning                                              Trimester 3
AIM710 Shared Heritage: Issues and Perspectives                                      AIM725 Heritage and Museum Strategy and Marketing **
AIM715 Virtual Heritage                                                              AIM726 Heritage and Museum Operational Issues*
AIM727 Exhibitions                                                                   * Offered in 2011 subject to staff availability.
                                                                                     ** Offered in alternate years, 2011, 2013.
Trimester 3
AIM725 Heritage and Museum Strategy and Marketing **                                 See also
AIM726 Heritage and Museum Operational Issues*                                       Master of Cultural Heritage page 6 and Master of Cultural Heritage
* Offered in 2011 subject to staff availability.                                     (Honours) page 7.
** Offered in alternate years, 2011, 2013.
                                                                                     www.deakin.edu.au/arts/ed/chms




                                                                                                                                        Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 17.
      Coursework degrees

      graduate Certificate of Politics and Policy                                         graduate Diploma of Politics and Policy
      1   (part time)   x   Course code: A516                                             1   x   Course code: A616
      Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary                Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary
      institution or qualifications deemed to be equivalent, or extensive relevant work   institution, or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.
      experience undertaken at a senior level as deemed appropriate by the course
                                                                                          Politics and policy focuses upon the formulation and implementation
      selection team.
                                                                                          of public policy, and the problems of governance within democratic
      This course focuses on the formulation and implementation of public                 politics. You will be encouraged to understand the close relations between
      policy, and the problems of governance within democratic politics. See also         government, the private sector and community organisations, and also the
      Graduate Diploma of Politics and Policy and Master of Politics and Policy.          links between different levels of government (municipal, state, national,
                                                                                          and international). Particular attention is given to the practical challenges
      Course structure
                                                                                          posed by the normative requirements of democracy. The emphasis
      You must complete 4 credit points of study comprising 1 credit point of a
                                                                                          upon democratic governance within multiple contexts (horizontal and
      compulsory core unit and 3 credit points of elective units selected from the
                                                                                          vertical) distinguishes the course from traditional public policy studies,
      list below.
                                                                                          which concentrate primarily upon vertical governance within the public
      Core unit                                                                           sector. Units in the course are grouped under four headings: public policy,
      Trimester 1                                                                         government relations, community development, and local governance. In
      AIP773 Governance and Accountability                                                most units, a comparative approach is employed that situates Australian
      or                                                                                  experiences within a wider global context.
      Trimester 2                                                                         See also Master of Politics and Policy.
      AIP746 Democratic Governance
                                                                                          Specialisations are offered in the following areas:
      Elective units
      Select 3 credit points from the following list of electives:                        »   Public policy
                                                                                          »   Global politics
      Trimester 1                                                                         »   Government relations
      AIP740 Public Policy Analysis                                                       »   Local governance
      AIP745 Comparative Local Governance*                                                »   Community development.
      AIP773 Governance and Accountability
      AIP775 Contracting and Public Private Partnerships                                  Students who complete a specialisation of 4 credit points will have the
      ASD704 Community Development Theory and Practice A                                  specialisation indicated on their academic transcript.
      ASD711 Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning                                      Course structure
      Trimester 2                                                                         You must complete 8 credit points of study comprising 2 credit points of
      AIP717 Government and Business                                                      core units and 6 credit points of elective units selected from the list below.
      AIP746 Democratic Governance                                                        Core units
      AIP747 Policy and Program Evaluation                                                Trimester 1
      AIP748 Intergovernmental Relations                                                  AIP773 Governance and Accountability
      AIP777 Accountability and Corporate Social Responsibility
                                                                                          Trimester 2
      ASD705 Community Development Theory and Practice B
                                                                                          AIP746 Democratic Governance
      ASD712 Monitoring and Evaluation
      * Unit not offered in 2011.                                                         Elective units
                                                                                          Select 6 credit points from the following list of electives:
                                                                                          Trimester 1
                                                                                          AIP740 Public Policy Analysis
                                                                                          AIP745 Comparative Local Governance*
                                                                                          AIP775 Contracting and Public Private Partnerships
                                                                                          ALR782 Public Affairs and Opinion Formation (online)
                                                                                          ASD704 Community Development Theory and Practice A
                                                                                          ASD711 Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning
                                                                                          Trimester 2
                                                                                          AIA718 Planning Theory, Urban Governance and the Law
                                                                                          AIP717 Government and Business
                                                                                          AIP747 Policy and Program Evaluation
                                                                                          AIP748 Intergovernmental Relations
                                                                                          AIP776 Contemporary Perspectives on European Integration
                                                                                          AIP777 Accountability and Corporate Social Responsibility
                                                                                          ASD705 Community Development Theory and Practice B
                                                                                          ASD712 Monitoring and Evaluation
                                                                                          HSH724 Local Action for Healthy Cities and Communities
                                                                                          * Unit not offered in 2011.




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Master of Politics and Policy                                                     Elective units
                                                                                  Select 10 credit points from the following list of electives:
1.5   x   Course code: A716
                                                                                  Trimester 1
Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary
                                                                                  AIP740 Public Policy Analysis
institution or equivalent.
                                                                                  AIP745 Comparative Local Governance*
This course focuses on the formulation and implementation of public policy,       AIP775 Contracting and Public Private Partnerships
and the problems of governance within democratic politics. You will be            ALR782 Public Affairs and Opinion Formation (online)
encouraged to understand the close relations between government, the              ASD704 Community Development Theory and Practice A
private sector and community organisations, and also the links between            ASD711 Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning
different levels of government (municipal, state, national, and international).
                                                                                  Trimester 2
Particular attention is given to the practical challenges posed by the
                                                                                  AIA718 Planning Theory, Urban Governance and the Law
normative requirements of democracy. The emphasis upon democratic
                                                                                  AIP717 Government and Business
governance within multiple contexts (horizontal and vertical) distinguishes
                                                                                  AIP747 Policy and Program Evaluation
the course from traditional public policy studies, which concentrate
                                                                                  AIP748 Intergovernmental Relations
primarily upon vertical governance within the public sector. Units in
                                                                                  AIP776 Contemporary Perspectives on European Integration
the course are grouped under four headings: public policy, government
                                                                                  AIP777 Accountability and Corporate Social Responsibility
relations, community development, and local governance. In most units,
                                                                                  ASD705 Community Development Theory and Practice B
a comparative approach is employed that situates Australian experiences
                                                                                  ASD712 Monitoring and Evaluation
within a wider global context.
                                                                                  HSH724 Local Action for Healthy Cities and Communities
See also Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Politics and Policy.
                                                                                  Details of specialisations
Course rules                                                                      Public policy
To qualify for a specialisation within the Master of Politics and Policy, you     AIP740 Public Policy Analysis
must successfully complete 12 credit points of study comprising:                  AIP745 Comparative Local Governance*
The dissertation component (AIX702 and AIX703) provides a research                AIP747 Policy and Program Evaluation
pathway for students to apply for admission to a PhD.                             AIP748 Intergovernmental Relations

Specialisations                                                                   Government relations
To qualify for a specialisation within the Master of Politics and Policy, you     AIP717 Government and Business
must successfully complete 12 credit pointsof study comprising:                   AIP775 Contracting and Public Private Partnerships
                                                                                  AIP777 Accountability and Corporate Social Responsibility
2 credit points of compulsory core units; and 10 credit points of electives
                                                                                  ALR782 Public Affairs and Opinion Formation
selected from the specified list of units below, including at least 4 credit
points from a specialisation.                                                     Local governance
                                                                                  AIA718 Planning Theory, Urban Governance and the Law
Specialisations are offered in the following areas:
                                                                                  AIP745 Comparative Local Governance*
»   Public policy                                                                 AIP748 Intergovernmental Relations
»   Global politics                                                               HSH724 Local Action for Healthy Cities and Communities
»   Government relations
»   Local governance                                                              Community development
»   Community development.                                                        ASD704 Community Development Theory and Practice A
                                                                                  ASD705 Community Development Theory and Practice B
Students who complete a specialisation of 4 credit points will have the           ASD711 Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning
specialisation indicated on their academic transcript.                            ASD712 Monitoring and Evaluation
Course structure                                                                  Global politics
You must complete 12 credit points of study comprising 2 credit points of         AIH760 The Contemporary South Pacific: Governance and Crisis
compulsory core units; and 10 credit points of elective units selected from       AIP717 Government and Business
the list below.                                                                   AIP776 Contemporary Perspectives on European Integration
Core units                                                                        AIR707 Global Governance
Trimester 1                                                                       Research electives
AIP773 Governance and Accountability                                              For students wishing to undertake a PhD pathway:
Trimester 2                                                                       Trimester 1, 2, and 3
AIP746 Democratic Governance                                                      AIX702 Dissertation A
                                                                                  AIX703 Dissertation B
                                                                                  * Unit not offered in 2011.




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      Coursework degrees

      Master of Politics and Policy/                                                              You must also complete the following core units offered by the Faculty of
                                                                                                  Business and Law:
      Master of business Administration
                                                                                                  MPR751/MPT751 Financial Reporting and Analysis
      2   x   Course code: D720                                                                   MPE781 Economics for Managers
      Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary                        MPF753/MPT753 Finance
      institution or equivalent, and a minimum of two year’s relevant managerial                  MPR732/MPK732 Marketing Management*
      experience.                                                                                 MPR706/MPM706 Strategic Management*
                                                                                                  MPR721/MPM721 Organisational Behaviour*
      With more fluid labour markets and career patterns, and governance models
                                                                                                  MPT735/MPM735 International Business Management#
      increasingly characterised by public–private partnerships and other cross-
      sectoral arrangements, the combined Master of Politics and Policy/Master                    Plus one unit from:
      of Business Administration provides a unique opportunity for you to acquire                 MPC741 IT Strategy and Management
      a broad range of knowledge and skills applicable in many sectors of the                     MPT722/MPR722 Human Resource Management (Residential)*#
      economy.                                                                                    or
                                                                                                  MPM722 Human Resource Management
      The Master of Politics and Policy/Master of Business Administration is
                                                                                                  MPM712 Managing Innovation
      a 16 credit point combined course which brings together two existing
      courses: the Master of Politics and Policy, which is a program tailored for                 # MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.
                                                                                                  * MPR code denotes residential version of the unit.
      employees in the public and community sectors; and the Master of Business
      Administration, which is designed for managers in the private, public and                   Please refer to the business and law brochure for unit descriptions.
      community sectors who wish to extend their knowledge and advance their                      Elective units
      career.                                                                                     You must undertake four units (4 credit points) selected from among the
      The course will provide you with a strong grounding in the development,                     following units offered by the Faculty of Arts and Education (or with the
      implementation and analysis of public policy. Interrelationships between                    permission of the course co-ordinator):
      government, the private sector and community organisations, as well as                      AIP740 Public Policy Analysis
      between different levels of government (municipal, state, national and                      AIP745 Comparative Local Governance*
      international) will also be studied. More broadly the course addresses the                  AIP747 Policy and Program Evaluation
      problems of governance within democratic political systems, at the same                     AIP748 Intergovernmental Relations
      time aiming to impart knowledge and business skills in areas such as                        AIP777 Accountability and Corporate Social Responsibility
      strategic management, finance, economics and marketing.                                     ASD711 Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning
      Course structure                                                                            ASD704 Community Development Theory and Practice A
      To qualify for the award of Master of Politics and Policy/Master of Business                ASD705 Community Development Theory and Practice B
      Administration you must complete a 16 credit point course of study                          Or if you wish to undertake a PhD pathway:
      comprising 8 credit points of units undertaken in the Faculty of Arts and                   AIX702 Dissertation A (2 credit points)
      Education and 8 credit points of units undertaken in the Faculty of Business                AIX703 Dissertation B (2 credit points)
      and Law.
                                                                                                  * Unit not offered in 2011.
      Core units
      You must complete the following two core units (2 credit points):                           www.deakin.edu.au/politics
      AIP773 Governance and Accountability^
      AIP746 Democratic Governance^
      Plus the following units which are course-grouped to the MBA:
      AIP775 Contracting and Public Private Partnerships
      AIP717 Government and Business
      ^ If you wish to exit the course with the Graduate Certificate (A516) or Graduate Diploma
        (A616) of Politics and Policy you must have successfully completed units AIP773 and
        AIP746.




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                                                                                                                                                                 Warrnambool Campus      W
                                                                                                                                                                           Off campus    x




graduate Certificate of Professional Writing                                               graduate Diploma of Professional Writing
1   (part time)   b x   Course code: A561                                                  1 b x    Course code: A661
Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary                       Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary
institution or equivalent qualifications, or extensive relevant work experience            institution or equivalent qualifications.
undertaken at a senior level.
                                                                                           Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing aims to develop the skills
Deakin’s Graduate Certificate of Professional Writing aims to develop the                  required to prepare work for publication.
skills required to prepare work for publication.
                                                                                           In each area of study: fiction, non-fiction, writing for children, poetry, editing
See also Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing.                                         and scriptwriting, you will be given practical experience of the process of
                                                                                           writing and revision.
Course structure
You must complete 4 credit points of study from the list below.                            Following the successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of
                                                                                           Professional Writing you can continue your studies and gain credit in
Trimester 1
                                                                                           Deakin’s Master of Communication or the Master of Arts (Writing and
ALR715 New Ventures in Creative Enterprise
                                                                                           Literature).
ALL705 Short Stories: Writers and Readers
ALL706 Histories, Fictions                                                                 Course structure
ALW729 Writing for Communication Media                                                     You must complete 8 credit points, comprising 4 credit points of ALW
ALW730 Creative Non-Fiction Writing A                                                      units and an additional 4 credit points of elective units from the remaining
ALW732 Fiction Writing: Story, Structure and Starting Out                                  professional writing units and/or from the following areas; advertising,
ALW734 Script Writing A                                                                    children’s literature, journalism, literary studies, media and communication
ALW736 Poetics of Writing A                                                                and public relations. You can exit this course early (after 4 credit points) and
ALW738 Editing                                                                             receive a Graduate Certificate of Professional Writing.
Trimester 2                                                                                You must complete 4 credit points of study from the list below.
ACM733 My Story: Autobiographical and Experimental Video Production
                                                                                           Trimester 1
ALW720 Travel Writing
                                                                                           ALR715 New Ventures in Creative Enterprise
ALW731 Creative Non-Fiction Writing B
                                                                                           ALL705 Short Stories: Writers and Readers
ALW733 Fiction Writing: Ideas and Innovations
                                                                                           ALL706 Histories, Fictions
ALW735 Script Writing B
                                                                                           ALW729 Writing for Communication Media
ALW737 Poetics of Writing B
                                                                                           ALW730 Creative Non-Fiction Writing A
ALW739 Publishing
                                                                                           ALW732 Fiction Writing: Story, Structure and Starting Out
Trimester 3                                                                                ALW734 Script Writing A
ALW749 Crossing Borders – in Country Travel and Research Project                           ALW736 Poetics of Writing A
Notes:                                                                                     ALW738 Editing
(i) You may complete any combination of units, however B units require A units as
prerequisites.
                                                                                           Trimester 2
(ii) Some units alternate year of offer. Refer to www.deakin.edu.au/courses for details.   ACM733 My Story: Autobiographical and Experimental Video Production
                                                                                           ALW720 Travel Writing
                                                                                           ALW731 Creative Non-Fiction Writing B
                                                                                           ALW733 Fiction Writing: Ideas and Innovations
                                                                                           ALW735 Script Writing B
                                                                                           ALW737 Poetics of Writing B
                                                                                           ALW739 Publishing
                                                                                           Trimester 3
                                                                                           ALW749 Crossing Borders – in Country Travel and Research Project
                                                                                           Notes:
                                                                                           (i) You may complete any combination of units, however B units require A units as
                                                                                           prerequisites.
                                                                                           (ii) Some units alternate year of offer. Refer to www.deakin.edu.au/courses for details.

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                                                                                                                                              Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 21.
      Coursework degrees

      Details of specialisations                                             Literary studies
      Advertising                                                            Elective units
      Trimester 1                                                            Trimester 1
      ALJ724 Law Media and Communication                                     ALL705 Short Stories: Writers and Readers
      ALR715 New Ventures in Creative Enterprise                             ALL706 Histories, Fictions
      ALR733 Advertising Theory and Practice                                 ALL721 Driven to Write
                                                                             ALL755 The Other Side of the World: Literature of Sadness – The Body –
      Trimester 2                                                            Mind in Crisis
      ACE701 Developing Arts Audiences                                       ALR715 New Ventures in Creative Enterprise
      ACE707 Imaging for Media
      ALC714 Advertising: Designing Desires                                  Trimester 2
      ALR710 Marketing Communication                                         ALL722 Texts for Young Adults
      ALR732 Research Methods for Contemporary Society                       ALL724 Reviewing
                                                                             ALL771 Postmodern Fiction and Popular Culture
      Trimester 1 and 2                                                      ALL783 Life Writing: Theory and Practice
      ALX711 Research Project – 4 credit points                              ALL784 Writing and Film
      ALX715 Research Project A – 2 credit points
      ALX716 Research Project B – 2 credit points                            Media and communication
      ALX720 Minor Research Project – 2 credit points                        Core unit
      ALX721 Creative Industries Internship                                  Trimester 1
      Children’s literature                                                  ALC706 Culture, Communication and Globalisation: Critical Practices in/and
                                                                             Local Cultures
      Core units
      Trimester 1                                                            Electives
      ALL702 Criticism of Literature for Children: A Variety of Approaches   Trimester 1
                                                                             ACM717 Television Commercial Production
      Trimester 2                                                            ACM723 Media Futures: Technology, Regulation and Markets
      ALL743 Narrative Theory and Children’s Literature                      ACM730 Images, Symbols and Identity
      Electives                                                              ALC705 Organisational Communication: Culture, Diversity, Technology and
      Trimester 1                                                            Change
      ALL701 Origins in Children’s Literature                                ALJ724 Law Media and Communication
      ALL707 New Media Texts for Children                                    ALR715 New Ventures in Creative Enterprise
      ALL721 Driven to Write                                                 ALW729 Writing for Communication Media
      Trimester 2                                                            Trimester 2
      ALL708 The Picture Book: Reading and Writing                           ACM701 Global Media and War
      ALL722 Texts for Young Adults                                          ACM716 Building Creative Teams
                                                                             ACM718 Corporate and Community Documentary Production
      Journalism                                                             ACM727 Media Design
      Trimester 1                                                            ACM733 My Story: Autobiographical and Experimental Video Production
      ALJ724 Law Media and Communication                                     ALR732 Research Methods for Contemporary Society
      ALJ728 Feature Writing                                                 Trimester 1 and 2
      ALJ729 Newsroom Practice                                               ALX711 Research Project – 4 credit points
      ALR715 New Ventures in Creative Enterprise                             ALX715 Research Project A – 2 credit points
      Trimester 2                                                            ALX716 Research Project B – 2 credit points
      ACE707 Imaging for Media                                               ALX720 Minor Research Project – 2 credit points
      ALJ710 Multimedia Reporting                                            ALX721 Creative Industries Internship
      ALJ722 Journalism in Contemporary Society
      ALJ725 Editing and Design in a Multiple Media Environment
      ALR732 Research Methods for Contemporary Society
      Trimester 1 and 2
      ALX711 Research Project – 4 credit points
      ALX715 Research Project A – 2 credit points
      ALX716 Research Project B – 2 credit points
      ALX720 Minor Research Project – 2 credit points
      ALX721 Creative Industries Internship




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                                                                                                                                                     Melbourne Campus at Burwood     b
                                                                                                                                                             Warrnambool Campus      W
                                                                                                                                                                       Off campus    x




Professional writing                                                                                graduate Diploma of Psychological Studies
Electives                                                                                           1 b g W x    Course code: H653
Trimester 1
ALL705 Short Stories: Writers and Readers                                                           Admission requirements: Applicants must have satisfactorily completed an
ALL706 Histories, Fictions                                                                          approved undergraduate degree. In addition, applicants must have successfully
ALR715 New Ventures in Creative Enterprise                                                          completed both HPS111 Introduction to Psychology A and HPS121 Introduction
ALW729 Writing for Communication Media                                                              to Psychology B or equivalent. HPS111 and HPS121 may be taken as single
ALW730 Creative Non-Fiction Writing A                                                               subject enrolments. HPS111 and HPS121 are available for study in Trimester 1,
ALW732 Fiction Writing: Story, Structure and Starting Out                                           2 and 3.
ALW734 Script Writing A                                                                             This course provides students who have completed an undergraduate
ALW736 Poetics of Writing A                                                                         degree in another field with the opportunity to complete the equivalent
ALW738 Editing                                                                                      of a three-year psychology sequence and gain a separate award. You will
Trimester 2                                                                                         develop the initial knowledge base, competencies and skills upon which
ACM733 My Story: Autobiographical and Experimental Video Production                                 advanced skills can be built. After successfully completing the course you
ALW720 Travel Writing                                                                               are eligible to apply for a fourth year course in psychology (Honours or
ALW731 Creative Non-Fiction Writing B                                                               Graduate Diploma of Psychology).
ALW733 Fiction Writing: Ideas and Innovations                                                       Course structure
ALW735 Script Writing B                                                                             You must complete 8 credit points of study comprising three compulsory
ALW737 Poetics of Writing B                                                                         units and five elective units.
ALW739 Publishing
                                                                                                    Core units
ALR732 Research Methods for Contemporary Society
                                                                                                    HPS771 Research Methods in Psychology A
Trimester 1 and 2                                                                                   HPS781 Research Methods in Psychology B
ALX711 Research Project – 4 credit points                                                           HPS789 Psychological Testing and Measurement
ALX715 Research Project A – 2 credit points
                                                                                                    Elective units
ALX716 Research Project B – 2 credit points
                                                                                                    Five elective units must be chosen from the following. Three units must be
ALX720 Minor Research Project – 2 credit points
                                                                                                    chosen from list A and two units from list B.
ALX721 Creative Industries Internship
                                                                                                    List A
Trimester 3
                                                                                                    HPS772 Child and Adolescent Development
ALW749 Crossing Borders – in Country Travel and Research Project
                                                                                                    HPS773 Cognitive Psychology A
Note: You may complete any combination of units, though you should be aware that B units            HPS774 Introduction to Social Psychology
require A units as prerequisites.
                                                                                                    HPS775 Behavioural Neuroscience
Public relations                                                                                    List B
Electives                                                                                           HPS782 Pathways Through Adulthood
Trimester 1                                                                                         HPS783 Cognitive Psychology B
AIP740 Public Policy Analysis                                                                       HPS784 The Social Psychology of Relationships
ALR704 Public Relations Management                                                                  HPS788 Psychopathology
ALR706 Online Public Relations and Communication                                                    HPS791 Personality
ALR715 New Ventures in Creative Enterprise                                                          HPS795 Clinical Neuroscience
ALR731 Public Relations Theory and Practice                                                         www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs/psychology
ALR733 Advertising Theory and Practice
ALR782 Public Affairs and Opinion Formation
Trimester 2
ALR700 Public Relations Campaigns
ALR701 Public Relations Writing and Tactics
ALR710 Marketing Communication
ALR718 New Activism, Communication and Citizenship
ALR732 Research Methods for Contemporary Society
Trimester 1 and 2
ALX711 Research Project – 4 credit points
ALX715 Research Project A – 2 credit points
ALX716 Research Project B – 2 credit points
ALX720 Minor Research Project – 2 credit points
ALX721 Creative Industries Internship
Note: If you wish to qualify for membership of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA)
you must select 6 credit points of ALR-coded units including ALR700, ALR704, ALR731 and
ALR732.

www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/wlit




                                                                                                                                             Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 23.
      Coursework degrees

      Master of Applied Social Research                                                               Trimester 2
                                                                                                      AID714 Gender and Development
      1   x   Course code: A719                                                                       AIP740 Public Policy Analysis
      Admission requirements: A bachelors degree with a minimum four years of                         AIP747 Policy and Program Evaluation
      study from an approved tertiary institution; or a bachelors degree equivalent                   AIP777 Accountability and Corporate Social Responsibility
      to three years of study from an approved tertiary institution plus two years of                 ALR718 New Activism, Communication and Citizenship
      relevant professional experience.                                                               ASD710 Submission and Tender Writing
      * Attendance on campus is required for ASC744 Analysis of Quantitative Data, which is offered   EXE732 Social Justice and Difference
        as intensive weekend study.
                                                                                                      Trimester 1 or 2
      The Master of Applied Social Research is designed to equip you with                             HSH703 Health Promotion
      practical and analytical skills in quantitative and qualitative research                        Trimester 2 or 3
      methods. It aims to develop holistic social researchers who are confident                       HSH705 Health Promotion Program Planning and Evaluation
      and competent in designing, conducting, interpreting and presenting
      research. Along with offering a solid foundation in quantitative and                            Minor thesis units
      qualitative social research techniques, the course allows you the unique                        Trimester 1, 2 or 3
      option of specialising in your preferred research field, with pathways in                       ASC745 Minor Thesis A
      health, gender, communication and public policy.                                                ASC746 Minor Thesis B

      After completing 4 credit points of study you may exit with the Graduate                        Details of specialisations
      Certificate of Applied Social Research (A520).                                                  Communications
                                                                                                      ALC705 Organisational Communication: Culture, Diversity, Technology and
      Course structure                                                                                Change
      To qualify for a specialisation within the Master of Applied Social Research,                   ALC706 Culture, Communication and Globalisation: Critical Practices in/and
      you must successfully complete 8 credit points of study including:                              Local Cultures
      » 4 credit points of core units and 4 credit points from within one of the                      ALR718 New Activism, Communication and Citizenship
         specialisations listed below                                                                 ALW729 Writing for Communication Media
      or                                                                                              ASC745 Minor Thesis A
      » 4 credit points of core units and 4 credit points from electives listed
      or
                                                                                                      Gender
                                                                                                      AID714 Gender and Development
      » 4 credit points of core units and 4 credit points of minor thesis (as a
                                                                                                      AIP740 Public Policy Analysis
      pathway to PhD).
                                                                                                      EXE732 Social Justice and Difference
      Specialisations                                                                                 ASC745 Minor Thesis A
      »   Communications
      »   Gender                                                                                      Health
      »   Health                                                                                      HSH701 Principles and Practice of Public Health
      »   Social policy.                                                                              HSH702 Contemporary Health Issues and Policies
                                                                                                      HSH703 Health Promotion
      Core units                                                                                      HSH705 Health Promotion Program Planning and Evaluation
      Trimester 1                                                                                     ASC745 Minor Thesis A
      ASC741 Conducting Qualitative Research
      ASC742 Survey Research                                                                          Social policy
                                                                                                      AIP747 Policy and Program Evaluation
      Trimester 2
                                                                                                      AIP777 Accountability and Corporate Social Responsibility
      ASC743 Analysing Qualitative Data
                                                                                                      ASD711 Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning
      ASC744 Analysis of Quantitative Data
                                                                                                      EXE738 Policy Studies in Global and Local Contexts
      Elective units                                                                                  ASC745 Minor Thesis A
      Trimester 1
                                                                                                      www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/social-research
      AIP740 Public Policy Analysis
      ALC705 Organisational Communication: Culture, Diversity, Technology
      and Change
      ALC706 Culture, Communication and Globalisation: Critical Practices in/
      and Local Cultures
      ALJ724 Law Media and Communication
      ALW729 Writing for Communication Media
      ASD711 Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning
      EXE738 Policy Studies in Global and Local Contexts
      HSH701 Principles and Practice of Public Health
      HSH702 Contemporary Health Issues and Policies
      SQE721 Policy and Planning for Sustainable Development




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                                                                                                                                                                  Warrnambool Campus      W
                                                                                                                                                                            Off campus    x




Master of Arts (Writing and Literature)                                                        Details of specialisations
                                                                                               Children’s literature
 1.5   b x   Course code: A748                                                                 Core units
Admission requirements: A bachelors degree from an approved tertiary                           Trimester 1
institution.                                                                                   ALL702 Criticism of Literature for Children: A Variety of Approaches
Deakin’s Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) offers a unique combination                   Trimester 2
of literary and creative writing options, together with the possibility for                    ALL743 Narrative Theory and Children’s Literature
cross-disciplinary explorations and access to the more practical and applied
                                                                                               Electives
areas of journalism, media and communications and public relations.
                                                                                               Trimester 1
The course employs flexible, blended teaching and learning methodologies                       ALL701 Origins in Children’s Literature
and offers a broad range of options to design your own program to suit your                    ALL707 New Media Texts for Children
interests.                                                                                     ALL721 Driven to Write
The course is designed to provide career enhancement and employment for                        Trimester 2
those who wish to be employed in the fields of children’s literature, literary                 ALL708 The Picture Book: Reading and Writing
studies and professional writing.                                                              ALL722 Texts for Young Adults
Specialisations                                                                                Literary studies
» Children’s literature                                                                        Elective units
» Literary studies                                                                             Trimester 1
» Professional writing.                                                                        ALL705 Short Stories: Writers and Readers
Note: Not all units in the specialisations are offered at Burwood and off campus.              ALL706 Histories, Fictions
Please carefully check availability of units in the course structure and unit descriptions.    ALL721 Driven to Write
                                                                                               ALL755 The Other Side of the World: Literature of Sadness – The Body –
Course structure                                                                               Mind in Crisis
To qualify for the Master of Arts (Writing and Literature), a student must
                                                                                               ALR715 New Ventures in Creative Enterprise
successfully complete 12 credit points of study comprising:
                                                                                               Trimester 2
» a minimum of 6 credit points to be taken from the following
                                                                                               ALL722 Texts for Young Adults
  specialisations, including at least 4 credit points (including core units)
                                                                                               ALL724 Reviewing
  from one specialisation:
                                                                                               ALL771 Postmodern Fiction and Popular Culture
   – Children’s literature                                                                     ALL783 Life Writing: Theory and Practice
   – Literary studies                                                                          ALL784 Writing and Film
   – Professional writing.
                                                                                               Professional writing
» a further 6 credit points of electives selected from units offered in the                    Electives
  specialisations and/or from units offered in the Master of Communication                     Trimester 1
  (A747).                                                                                      ALL705 Short Stories: Writers and Readers
See the Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing (A661) for specialisation                     ALL706 Histories, Fictions
details.                                                                                       ALW729 Writing for Communication Media
                                                                                               ALW730 Creative Non-Fiction Writing A
Note: Students who complete a specialisation of 4 credit points will have the specialisation
indicated on their academic transcript.
                                                                                               ALW732 Fiction Writing: Story, Structure and Starting Out
                                                                                               ALW734 Script Writing A
Research pathway                                                                               ALW736 Poetics of Writing A
You may also choose to include a research component within the Master of                       ALW738 Editing
Arts (Writing and Literature) to enable you to proceed to Higher Degrees
by Research (HDR) Programs. You must complete 6 credit points of research                      Trimester 2
units as part of the total 12 credit points required to complete the Master of                 ACM733 My Story: Autobiographical and Experimental Video Production
Arts (Writing and Literature).                                                                 ALR715 New Ventures in Creative Enterprise
                                                                                               ALW720 Travel Writing
If you are interested in undertaking the research component you should                         ALW731 Creative Non-Fiction Writing B
seek advice from the unit chair or course coordinator.                                         ALW733 Fiction Writing: Ideas and Innovations
                                                                                               ALW735 Script Writing B
                                                                                               ALW737 Poetics of Writing B
                                                                                               ALW739 Publishing
                                                                                               Trimester 3
                                                                                               ALW749 Crossing Borders – in Country Travel and Research Project
                                                                                               Note: You may complete any combination of units, however B units require A units as
                                                                                               prerequisites.

                                                                                               Continued 




                                                                                                                                                Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 25.
      Coursework degrees

      Research units                                                                    Elective units
      Trimester 1                                                                       Select four credit points from:
      AAR710 Research Methods
                                                                                        Trimester 1
      ALL779 Literary and Cultural Theory
                                                                                        AIH759 The Cold War: An International History
      Trimester 2                                                                       AIH760 The Contemporary South Pacific: Governance and Crisis
      ALW792 Theorising Creativity                                                      AIR717 International Conflict Analysis
                                                                                        AIR726 Human Rights in the International System
      Trimester 1 or 2
                                                                                        AIR732 Terrorism in International Politics
      ALX711 Research Project (4 credit points)
                                                                                        AIR750 European Security Issues
      ALX715 Research Project A (2 credit points)
                                                                                        ALC705 Organisational Communication: Culture, Diversity, Technology and
      ALX716 Research Project B (2 credit points)
                                                                                        Change
      ALX720 Minor Research Project (2 credit points)
      Note: Some units alternate year of offer. Refer to www.deakin.edu.au/courses.     Trimester 2
                                                                                        AIH753 Genocide
      www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/wlit                                                    AIP776 Contemporary Perspectives on European Integration
                                                                                        AIR701 China and the World
      Master of Arts (International Relations)/                                         AIR719 The United Nations and International Law
      Master of International business                                                  AIR729 Human Security in Global Politics
                                                                                        AIR748 Contemporary Security and Strategy
      2 b x    Course code: D710
                                                                                        AIR749 Security in the Asia-Pacific Region
      Admission requirements: A three-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent,
      of an acceptable standard from an approved university or other educational        Trimester 3
      institution, or have completed the Graduate Diploma of International Business,    AIR712 Australia in the World
      or the Graduate Diploma of International Relations.                               * MPR code denotes residential version of unit.
                                                                                        # MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.
      This combined course offers you a unique professional edge. It produces           Note: Some units alternate year of offer. Refer to www.deakin.edu.au/courses.
      graduates with high-level skills in analysis and interpretation of global
                                                                                        www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/ir
      issues and events, and a substantial understanding of the complexities of
      contemporary international relations.
      Course structure
      You must complete 16 credit points of study comprising 8 credit points of
      core units from the Master of International Business, 4 credit points of core
      units from the Master of Arts (International Relations), and 4 credit points of
      elective units.
      International business core units:
      MPE707 International Banking and Finance
      MPE711 Global Trade and Markets
      MPE781 Economics for Managers
      MPF753/MPT753 Finance#
      MPK732/MPR732 Marketing Management*
      MPK736 International Marketing
      MPM703 Business Strategy and Analysis
      MPM735/MPT735 International Business Management#
      International relations core units:
      AIR728 Global Political Economy
      AIR742 Theories of International Relations
      AIR747 Contemporary International Politics
      ALC706 Culture, Communication and Globalisation: Critical Practices
      in/and Local Cultures




                                                                                        Students at the National Gallery of Victoria.




26.
                                                                                                                                                                         key
                                                                                                                                         Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds    g
                                                                                                                                             Geelong Waterfront Campus    f




Related courses
                                                                                                                                          Melbourne Campus at Burwood     b
                                                                                                                                                  Warrnambool Campus      W
                                                                                                                                                            Off campus    x
                                                                                                                                              Community Based Delivery    CbD




graduate Certificate of Diabetes education                                           graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition
1   (part time)   x   CbD   Course code: H520                                        1   (part time)   x   Course code: H511
Admission requirements: Applicants must be appropriately qualified health care       Admission requirements: Applicants should have an approved tertiary
professionals with a health science background, including but not limited to;        qualification (or equivalent) or significant relevant professional experience.
registered nurses, dietitians, podiatrists, pharmacists and general practitioners.   (A science subject at Year 12 level or equivalent is also recommended.)
The Graduate Diploma of Diabetes Education at Deakin University prepares             The Graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition is designed to be a
health professionals for specialty practice in diabetes education. This              postgraduate introduction to nutrition in a multidisciplinary context. It
course is conducted by the School of Nursing and Midwifery. It has received          includes relevant material from related disciplines such as food science,
accreditation from the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA)              biochemistry, physiology, epidemiology, psychology, sociology, and politics
(2009–2013).                                                                         and policy.
See the Nursing and Midwifery Postgraduate Study Area Booklet for more               Following successful completion of this course you will be eligible for
information about this course.                                                       registration as an ‘Associate Nutritionist’ with the Nutrition Society of
                                                                                     Australia (NSA).
Master of Dietetics                                                                  See also Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition (H616) and Master of
1.5   b   Course code: H718                                                          Human Nutrition (H714).
Admission requirements: A bachelors degree or equivalent in a relevant cognate       See the Nutrition and Dietetics Postgraduate Study Area Booklet for more
area (for example: science, health sciences, nutrition, food science, exercise       information about this course.
science, biomedical science, allied health or nursing). You must have successfully
completed one full year of study of biochemistry and minimum of one unit of          graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition
dedicated study of physiology. Applicants are also required to have completed
                                                                                     1   x   Course code: H616
at least four units (equivalent to 4 Deakin credit points) of nutrition and food
science study, covering content relating to principles of nutrition, lifespan        Admission requirements: Applicants should have an approved tertiary
nutrition and food science. Potential applicants should seek further information     qualification (or equivalent) or significant relevant professional experience.
in regards to the exact content of the prerequisite nutrition units needed.          (A science subject at Year 12 level or equivalent is also recommended.)
Deakin’s Master of Dietetics is a three-trimester professional training              The Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition provides the opportunity to
program in dietetics which is accredited with the Dietitians Association             learn about nutrition in a broad context ranging from metabolic studies
of Australia. You will gain practical experience throughout the course in            and food science to social and behavioural nutrition. It will enable you to
collaborating metropolitan and non-metropolitan hospitals, clinics and               understand and learn to apply knowledge in the areas of: the physiological
community centres.                                                                   basis of nutrition; nutritional requirements; the nature and composition
                                                                                     of foods and food groups; nutritional assessment; and social, cultural and
Career opportunities for dietetic graduates include working in a hospital
                                                                                     economic aspects of nutrition.
or clinic, private practice, dietetic education, sports nutrition, community
health settings or in the food industry. Applications for this course will close     Following successful completion of this course you will be eligible for
in early December 2010.                                                              registration as an ‘Associate Nutritionist’ with the Nutrition Society of
                                                                                     Australia (NSA).
See the Nutrition and Dietetics Postgraduate Study Area Booklet for more
information about this course.                                                       See also Master of Human Nutrition (H714).
                                                                                     See the Nutrition and Dietetics Postgraduate Study Area Booklet for more
                                                                                     information about this course.




                                                                                                                                 Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 27.
      Related courses

      Master of Human Nutrition                                                            Other related courses
      1.5   x   Course code: H714                                                          Psychology Postgraduate Study Area Booklet
      Admission requirements: Applicants should have an approved tertiary                  Graduate Diploma of Psychological Studies (H653)
      qualification, be involved in the field of human nutrition, and will also normally   Bachelor of Science ( Psychology) (Honours) (H450)
      have met the requirements for the Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition or             Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) (Honours) (H451)
      equivalent.                                                                          Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) (Honours) (H452)
                                                                                           Graduate Diploma of Psychology (H650)
      The Master of Human Nutrition course is designed primarily to allow
                                                                                           Master of Psychology (Clinical) (H750)
      students who have completed a Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition
                                                                                           Master of Psychology (Industrial and Organisational) (H752)
      (H616) to either extend their content knowledge of nutrition areas or to
                                                                                           Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) (H951)
      gain research skills.
                                                                                           Doctor of Psychology (Forensic) (H952)
      By the end of the masters course you should be able to:                              Doctor of Psychology (Health) (H953)
      » demonstrate an advanced knowledge of human nutrition at biological,                Health Postgraduate Study Area Booklet
        social and/or policy levels                                                        Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) (H400)
      » have the knowledge and skills to practise effectively as a nutritionist in a       Graduate Certificate of Health Promotion (H515)
        range of employment settings including the food industry, community                Graduate Diploma of Health Promotion (H615)
        nutrition, private practise and business environments                              Master of Health Promotion (H749)
      » understand human nutrition and the complexity of current issues relating           Master of Health and Human Services Management (H746)
        to food and human health                                                           Master of Public Health (H747)
      » evaluate the findings of human nutrition studies.                                  Master of Social Work (H703)
      Following successful completion of this course you will be eligible for              Master of Science (H850)
      registration as an ‘Associate Nutritionist’ with the Nutrition Society of            Master of Arts (H851)
      Australia (NSA).                                                                     Master of Applied Science (H852)
                                                                                           Doctor of Philosophy (H950)
      See the Nutrition and Dietetics Postgraduate Study Area Booklet for more
      information about this course.                                                       For copies of these booklets please phone 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733).




      In a lecture at the Melbourne Campus at Burwood.


28.
Research that makes
a difference
Universities are about knowledge – creating, discovering, analysing,     The School of International and Political Studies offers research
sharing and dispersing knowledge. Research is at the core of these       degrees in the following broad areas:
activities and helps to make Deakin University a vibrant place
to study.                                                                »   International and community development
                                                                         »   International relations
At Deakin we take pride in being relevant to students and to their       »   Language and culture studies
communities, not just in the courses we teach, but in the research       »   Politics and policy studies
we carry out.                                                            »   Philosophy and psychoanalytic studies.
Studying at a university that is committed to research that matters      The School History, Heritage and Society boasts a high level of
means you have the opportunity to learn from people who are              research activity, a significant amount of which relates to priorities
making a real difference in the world.                                   of the Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation (CCG) and the
                                                                         Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific (CHCAP).
More and more, Deakin University is becoming a research driven
institution, which means that our lecturers include the people who       The overarching aim of the CCG is to make a major contribution to
write the textbooks, are highly regarded and at the cutting edge in      our knowledge and understanding of the changing ways in which
their fields of research.                                                people collaborate, participate in and identify with society.
We are very serious about providing excellent support and                CHCAP’s mission is to employ international best practice in cultural
experiences for our research students, most of whom have                 heritage education, research and consultancy in support of the
opportunities to work with partner collaborators nationally and          protection of the region’s cultural heritage in the context of rapid
internationally, present at international conferences and use            urbanisation and economic and cultural globalisation.
world-class facilities within Australia and abroad.
                                                                         For more information about research within the Faculty of Arts and
There has never been a more exciting or compelling time to be            Education, please visit: www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/research/
at Deakin University as it moves confidently towards the goal of         index.php. To discover more about Deakin’s research strengths,
improving the University’s research performance so that it is in the     please visit www.deakin.edu.au/research.
top third of the Australian higher education sector.
This is being achieved by building a critical mass of researchers who
will develop a distinctive, broad-based portfolio of high quality
discovery, applied and commercial research.
The creation of the Alfred Deakin Research Institute highlights the
University’s international research strengths in history, politics and
civil society.
The Faculty of Arts and Education has well established scholars with
national and international links, working in a range of disciplines,
focussing on important social, cultural, political, historical and
philosophical research issues. The Faculty recognises the relevance
these areas have to the demands of students, employers and
society, both at a local and global level.




                                                                                                               Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 29.
      Research degrees

      Deakin University provides research degree programs to match a          Course name | course code                             Years full time and Campus
      variety of career plans and personal circumstances. Part-time or
      full-time study is available on campus and some programs may also       Master of Arts | A800                                 2   b g W x

      be available off-campus.                                                Doctor of Philosophy | A900                           3   –   4   b g W x


      The two main types of research degree we provide are the               Note: Mid year intake is available in these courses.
      research masters and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). A number
      of professional doctorate programs in Psychology (Doctor of            Research areas
      Psychology) are also offered.                                          Within the Faculty of Arts and Education, each School offers
                                                                             research opportunities in the following areas:
      A masters degree is awarded to a candidate for making an original
      contribution to knowledge achieved in one to two years of full-        School of Communication and Creative Arts
      time candidature or the part-time equivalent. The focus of these       Children’s literature; communication studies; contemporary arts
      postgraduate degrees is on research, but some coursework may be        theory; collaborative arts and professional practice; corporate
      included. The masters degree is an advanced qualification that is      citizenship; communication studies; cultural studies and
      relevant for many careers.                                             policy; dance; drama; digital culture and interactive media;
                                                                             journalism; linguistics and applied linguistics; literary studies;
      A doctoral degree is awarded to a candidate for making a
                                                                             media and communication; media arts; post colonial literature
      substantial original contribution to knowledge achieved in two to
                                                                             studies; professional writing; public relations; visual arts; visual
      four years of full-time candidature or the part-time equivalent. The
                                                                             communication.
      PhD is recommended for those interested in for pursuing a career in
      academia or research and is an ideal basis for many other careers.     School of History, Heritage and Society
      To ensure you enrol in a research program that meets your needs        Anthropology; Australian studies; criminology and police studies;
      and expectations, please discuss the available options with the        cultural heritage and museum studies; gender studies; history;
      relevant Faculty.                                                      museum studies; police studies; sociology.

                                                                             School of International and Political Studies
      More information
                                                                             Arabic language and culture studies; Chinese language; Indonesian
      Research Services Division
                                                                             language and culture studies; international and community
      Phone: +61 3 9251 7124
                                                                             development studies; international relations and strategic studies;
      research-hdr@deakin.edu.au
                                                                             Middle East studies; philosophy; politics and policy studies;
      www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/research
                                                                             psychoanalytic studies.

                                                                             More information
                                                                             Higher degrees by research administrative officer
                                                                             Phone: +61 3 5227 2226
                                                                             artsed-research@deakin.edu.au
                                                                             www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/research
                                                                             Note: Please refer to page 34 for information about fees for these courses.




30.
Honours
Honours is a year of specialised study taken after the completion
of an undergraduate degree. It builds on the foundations gained in
your undergraduate degree and provides an excellent opportunity
to learn new skills and obtain an in-depth understanding of a
particular topic of personal interest.
The honours programs at Deakin are designed to provide you
with the knowledge and research skills required to undertake a
postgraduate course by research, advanced professional training or
pursue diverse employment opportunities.

                                                         Years full time
 Course name | Course code                               and Campus
 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) | A400                        1   b g   x

   Areas of study: Dance, Drama, Film and Digital Media,
   Literary Studies, Media and Communication Studies,
   Visual Arts, Professional and Creative Writing, Anthropology,
   Criminology, History, Sociology, International Relations,
   Politics and Philosophy

For more information you can contact an honours course adviser on
+61 3 5227 2202 or email artsedstudentsupport@deakin.edu.au.




                                                     Before commencing her PhD with Deakin’s School             She says her research is particularly relevant to her
                                                     of International and Political Studies, Faorligh           career goals in the field of public policy.
                                                     Hunter’s career was in the community sector. She
                                                                                                                ‘It’s giving me the chance to pursue authentic
                                                     spent 12 years in the area of youth homelessness,
                                                                                                                relationships with young people and their families
                                                     the last six years with an organisation that provides
                                                                                                                and communities, while at the same time, making
                                                     support to newly-arrived young people.
                                                                                                                connections with current and emerging theory in
                                                     Her Deakin research is now focused around the              the fields of migration and refugee studies. This
                                                     experiences and challenges of young refugees               balance of real “on-the-ground” experience and
                                                     who are new to Australia, and Faorligh says she            strong theoretical frameworks is important for both
                                                     was drawn to Deakin after being impressed by its           academic and policy or program settings.’
                                                     research priorities.
                                                                                                                Faorligh’s biggest challenge is juggling her studies
                                                     ‘The focus on both multicultural youth and                 with the parenting of four young children, but she
                                                     refugee issues across a range of research priorities       says the environment at Deakin is very supportive.
                                                     convinced me this was a university that was
                                                                                                                ‘I think the flexibility of study is important. Deakin’s
                                                     tackling the important issues facing newly arrived
                                                                                                                staff are pursuing some extremely interesting and
                                                     young people in Australia. I felt that my research
                                                                                                                cutting-edge theory and research. I have always
                                                     would be “at home” here,’ she says.
Faorligh Hunter                                                                                                 found the staff to be approachable and genuinely
PhD student                                          Faorligh’s research is driven by her belief that           interested in my research as well as being willing to
School of International and Political Studies        there is a general lack of understanding about the         offer suggestions and encouragement.’
                                                     challenges facing newly-arrived young people.
                                                     ‘Many young people who have had a refugee
                                                     experience face significant challenges and I really
                                                     felt that before I could go any further in this field, I
                                                     needed to engage more deeply with young refugees
                                                     and their communities,’ she explains.




                                                                                                                                Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 31.
      Studying off campus

      Deakin supports more than 9500 off-campus students. As an               Deakin provides an online orientation with everything you will
      off-campus student you will study exactly the same courses as           need to get started as an off-campus student, including information
      on-campus students, except that instead of attending on-campus          about:
      classes, you receive comprehensive study materials and study some
      units online. To find out whether the course you are interested in is   »   exams and assessment
      available off campus, please refer to the course table on page 4.       »   Deakin Card
                                                                              »   Deakin Studies Online (DSO)
      Study materials may include study guides, reading lists, CDs and        »   course materials and textbooks
      DVDs as well as Deakin’s ‘Software Essentials’, which provides you      »   library
      with access to software you may need or find useful for your study      »   study skills
      at Deakin.                                                              »   student services
                                                                              »   disability services
      Off-campus students are supported through our award-winning             »   Deakin University Student Association (DUSA).
      library services and interactive study methods, such as ilectures,
      and podcasts.                                                           A face-to-face study skills program for off-campus students is
                                                                              conducted in February at Deakin Campuses. Details are available
      Students are also supported through:                                    at www.deakin.edu.au/current-students/transition from January
      » online conferencing for peer support and group and individual         each year.
        communication between our staff members and students. Online          You will also have a direct link to all your enrolment and fee records
        conferencing is an increasingly important part of our teaching        through Student Connect, studentconnect.deakin.edu.au/
        and learning environment.                                             connect/webconnect. Student Connect allows you to:
      » tutorial and tele-tutorial groups can be formed between you and
        a University-appointed tutor, depending on local enrolments in        » access course completion details
        the same units. As a group member, you have the opportunity           » access eCAF (electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form) and
        to discuss any aspect of your unit with your tutor and to make          eCAN (electronic Commonwealth Assistance Notice)
        contact with other students.                                          » access exam timetables
      » weekend classes are conducted in some courses to enable you           » access fees information and make payments
        to meet our academic staff members and your fellow students.          » access results
        Depending on the unit, the weekend school is usually held             » find and print assignment coversheets
        only once each trimester, over one or two days. It is usually not     » find credit for prior learning information
        compulsory to attend.                                                 » re-enrol
                                                                              » receive confirmation of enrolment
      Specialist off-campus career advisers and language and learning         » track your assignments
      advisers can help you with course direction and the development         » update your address details
      of successful study skills and techniques.                              » vary your enrolment.
                                                                              Deakin University’s off-campus courses are accredited by the
                                                                              Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training
                                                                              Council (DETC).
                                                                              For more information about off-campus study please visit
                                                                              www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/online-offcampus-studies.




32.
How to apply

Coursework degrees                                                    Research degrees
At Deakin, we recognise that people learn in different ways           To be eligible for admission to a PhD, you must have completed
throughout their working life, and while in most instances it is      an honours degree with a minimum upper second class result, a
an admission requirement to have a bachelors degree, there are        masters degree which includes a research thesis component or an
also several courses where students can be admitted based on          equivalent qualification.
their relevant work experience. For example applicants without
a bachelors degree, but with relevant professional experience         To be eligible for admission to a masters by research, you must have
and appropriate prior learning, will be eligible for admission at     completed an honours degree with a minimum second class result
a graduate certificate level in some courses and on successful        or other equivalent qualification.
completion be eligible to apply for admission to the graduate         Higher degrees by research can be commenced at any time of
diploma or masters course.                                            the year. As such, if you are interested in making a candidature
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences postgraduate degrees by          application (but not a scholarship application) you can do so at
coursework are listed on page 4. To apply for a postgraduate degree   any time.
by coursework, complete an online application at                      If you meet the eligibility requirements for a research degree you
www.deakin.edu.au/apply. There are no application fees for            should first visit the web site of the relevant Faculty to see the areas
Australian students, and if you are an international student there    in which research is being conducted, see www.deakin.edu.au/
are no application fees if you apply online.                          arts-ed/research.
Once you have applied, you can track the progress of your             Arts, humanities and social sciences research degrees are listed
application online.                                                   on page 30. Before you apply, please discuss your research
Applications for enrolment in Trimester 3, 2010 and Trimester 1,      opportunities and the availability of supervision and supporting
2011 are open from August 2010. Applications for Trimester 2, 2011    facilities with the relevant School, Faculty or potential supervisor.
will open from April 2011.                                            You should also discuss the nature of any preparatory or additional
                                                                      studies that might be required, as well as any special needs. It is
We encourage you to submit your application early as some             advisable to make contact with a potential supervisor as early as
courses have limited places or quotas. Applications received after    possible in planning your research.
the quotas have been filled for Trimester 1 commencement will be
considered for a place in Trimester 2.                                If you are interested in making a candidature application in addition
                                                                      to a scholarship application, you must do so before the relevant
Some postgraduate courses, such as the Master of Teaching, may        closing dates.
have alternative application closing dates. For the most up-to-date
information, please visit our web site www.deakin.edu.au/             The closing dates for 2011 scholarship applications are as follows:
postgrad or call our customer service team:                           » International applicants – 30 September 2010
Australian students                                                   » Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent
Phone: 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733)                                       residents – 31 October 2010, 30 June 2011.
enquire@deakin.edu.au
                                                                      Application forms and further information are available from
International students                                                www.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/hdradmin.
Deakin International
Phone: +61 3 9244 5095                                                If you are a higher degree by research applicant, please contact:
deakin-international@deakin.edu.au
                                                                      Research Services Division
                                                                      Phone: +61 3 9251 7124
                                                                      research-hdr@deakin.edu.au
                                                                      www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/research




                                                                                                            Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 33.
      fees and scholarships

      Research degree fees
      Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and New                                                                   $ per credit            $ per
      Zealand citizens in a research program are exempt from tuition            Funding cluster description                         point^                  EFTSL* ^
      fees for the normal duration of their higher degree by research           Humanities                                          $1612                   $12 896
      candidature, i.e. up to a maximum of four years of full-time
      equivalent study for a doctoral candidate and two years of full-time      Social Studies                                      $1893                   $15 144
      equivalent study for a masters candidate.                                 Accounting, Administration,                         $2449                   $19 592
                                                                                Economics, Commerce
      Coursework degree fees
                                                                                Agriculture                                         $3645                   $29 160
      At the postgraduate coursework level, some places are offered as
      Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) (e.g. Master of Education);          Allied Health                                       $2514                   $20 112
      however, most places are fee-paying which means students pay              Behavioural Sciences                                $2332                   $18 656
      a tuition fee. FEE-HELP is available to eligible students to defer        excluding Clinical Psychology
      part or all of their tuition fees. This is similar to HECS-HELP for
      undergraduate students.                                                   Built Environment                                   $2550                   $20 400
                                                                                Clinical Psychology                                 $2399                   $19 192
      FEE-HELP is a loan program that assists fee-paying students to defer      Computing                                           $2374                   $18 992
      the payment of their tuition fees. Australian citizens and holders of     Dentistry, Medicine,                                $5645                   $45 160
      permanent humanitarian visas are eligible for FEE-HELP. Holders of        Veterinary Science
      other permanent visas are not eligible for FEE-HELP unless they are
                                                                                Education                                           $1792                   $14 336
      undertaking a bridging course for overseas trained professionals.
                                                                                Engineering, Surveying                              $2952                   $23 616
      For more information please visit www.goingtouni.gov.au or
                                                                                Foreign Languages, Visual                           $2158                   $17 264
      phone the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace
                                                                                and Performing Arts
      Relations (DEEWR) inquiry line on 1800 020 108.
                                                                                Law                                                 $2600                   $20 800

      Tuition fees are assessed based on the unit(s) in which you are           Mathematics, Statistics                             $2240                   $17 920
      enrolled. This means you pay fees for the units you choose in your        Nursing                                             $2152                   $17 216
      course, rather than paying a fixed course price. Different units          Other Health                                        $2198                   $17 584
      have different costs, based on how much it costs the University to
      provide the particular unit.                                              Public Relations                                    $1919                   $15 352
                                                                                Science                                             $2952                   $23 616
      The following table is a guide for domestic postgraduate tuition
      fees for each of the various disciplines. Fees are given per year, for   ^ All costs are for 2010 and subject to change for 2011.

      an Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL), as well as per credit        * Fees in this column are per Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL), 8 credit points per
                                                                                 year. That means, these are annual fees for a full-time student, (studying 8 credit points
      point. Note that a normal full-time study load of 8 credit points          per year). So, if you are a part-time student, studying 4 credit points, your fees would be
      equates to one EFTSL (Equivalent Full Time Study Load).                    approximately half the figure quoted here.


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                                                                               Master of Dietetics, Master of Professional Accounting or Master of
      For more information about CSPs, please visit www.deakin.edu.au/         Social Work), you may be eligible for student income support.
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                                                                               Graduate certificates and graduate diplomas are also eligible for
      Course and unit details and associated fees can be found by using        student income support.
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Scholarship opportunities                                               Cost-sharing with employers
Deakin offers a variety of scholarships to help support you             Some employers provide financial and other support, such as study
financially during your studies.                                        leave, for staff members who are completing study that is directly
                                                                        related to their employment and the employer’s main business.
General information about scholarships at Deakin is available at        At Deakin, many people are studying a postgraduate course with
www.deakin.edu.au/scholarships. Further detail on scholarships          their employer’s help.
for students enrolling in postgraduate research degrees at Deakin
University is available at www.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/            Study support policies benefit both the employer and the
scholarships.                                                           employee.
You can also visit the Commonwealth Department of Education,            For employers, when they support relevant study programs, they
Science and Training’s scholarships information web site for links to   can help attract and retain well-qualified and experienced staff
a range of scholarships relevant to postgraduate study, including       members. Before you approach your employer for study assistance,
Australian postgraduate awards. Many industry and community             you should check to see whether a support policy is in place.
scholarships are also available.
                                                                        Try to give your employer every reason to agree to your application.
International students                                                  It can help if you provide your employer with a written submission
For information about fees and courses available to international       outlining the benefits and the direct and indirect costs involved.
students, please contact Deakin International for a copy of the         The submission could include information about:
International Postgraduate course guide, via email
                                                                        » the course you wish to study
deakin-international@deakin.edu.au.
                                                                        » any tax deductible aspects of the program
Course fees and tax benefits                                            » a summary of the short and long-term benefits that would flow
When you enrol in a postgraduate course you may be entitled to            to you and your employer
an income tax deduction for your course fees and study-related          » an estimate of the total course costs of fees, textbooks and other
expenses. You may be able to claim for your course fees, textbooks,       materials
stationery, student association fees, depreciation on equipment (for    » an estimate of the time you would be required to be away from
example your computer), or some of your travel expenses between           work in order to attend classes and exams, prepare reports and
home and the University or between work and the University. There         so on
is a threshold below which your expenses may not be claimable.          » what assistance you are requesting for aspects such as sharing of
                                                                          costs and granting of time off work.
For the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to allow self-education
expenses to be tax deductible a direct connection must exist            Many employers are willing to share the course costs. They might
between your course and your existing work. If you are studying the     either reimburse you after you have successfully completed the
course in order to maintain or improve a skill or specific knowledge    course or pay a percentage of the individual unit fees at the end of
that is required in your existing work, your course expenses might      each trimester. If your employer is reluctant to support your study
be tax deductible.                                                      application, consider suggesting you form an agreement to cover
                                                                        contingencies. For example, propose that if you withdraw from or
To clearly demonstrate to the ATO that a direct connection exists,      fail a subject or leave your job within a year of finishing the course,
you might have to provide a supporting statement from your              you will offer to pay back some of the fees your employer has paid.
employer.
                                                                        Your employer might be concerned about how your studies will
Please note that this information is provided as a guide only. For      affect your availability and productivity at work. In the case of
more information about study and tax arrangements, please speak         off-campus study it is easier to complete your studies outside
with your accountant or tax adviser or visit the ATO web site at        working hours.
www.ato.gov.au.
                                                                        In many on-campus programs, classes are held outside regular
                                                                        working hours.




                                                                                                              Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 35.
      Unit descriptions

      AAR710 Research Methods          b   x               ACV111 En Plein Air: Landscape Painting               AIA718 Planning Theory, Urban
      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                          On Site b                                             Governance and the Law b x
      Topics to be addressed in this unit include:         Trimester 2 or 3, 1 credit point                      Trimester 1, 1 credit point

      » what is research?                                  ACV111 is a ‘studio based’ unit that offers           The unit will begin with a consideration of the
      » the location of print and non-print resources      students a range of learning experiences              nature of planning compared to governance.
      » finding, reviewing and appropriating others’       extending beyond the conventional studio/             The notions of ethical planning practice and the
        research                                           lecture space. The unit introduces students to        public interest will be explored along with the
      » paradigm shifts – new research questions and       the tradition of plein air painting and drawing,      idea of conflict of interest. From this abstract
        ways to answer them                                allowing them opportunities to work outside the       starting point the unit will engage with the
      » collaborative and cross arts/interdisciplinary     studio ‘in the open air’.                             major theories that have informed Western
        possibilities                                                                                            planning before locating Australian planning in
                                                           ACV111 compliments and extends the
      » ethical issues in arts research                                                                          this context. In particular, the unit will consider
                                                           foundational skills developed in ACV 101
      » participant observation – the subjective voice                                                           Colonisation as the foundation for Australian
                                                           and/or ACV 102. It has two main aims: firstly,
        in research                                                                                              planning along with City Improvement and
                                                           to accelerate development across a broad
      » journalising and recording research                                                                      City Beautiful, The Garden City, Modernity,
                                                           range of figurative and abstract painting
      » writing research and funding proposals and                                                               Post-Modernity and the Marxist, Feminist
                                                           skills and secondly: to foster a more critical
        reports                                                                                                  and Ecological critique and contemporary
                                                           approach to the relationship between subject
      » structuring an effective exegesis                                                                        developments of New Urbanism and Neo-
                                                           matter, photography, and perception, and of
      » sharing and publicising research.                                                                        liberalism. Finally, the unit will then focus on the
                                                           the differences between photographic and
                                                                                                                 current planning system – its formal components
                                                           painterly languages. ACV111 seeks to maximize
                                                                                                                 and operation – in relation to some hot issues
      ACM701 Global Media and War              b   x       opportunities for alternative learning experiences
                                                                                                                 in current planning practice (and these will vary
      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                          in delivering course content. Instruction will
                                                                                                                 from year to year of unit offer). For example
                                                           combine studio tutorials with supervised
      This unit is an interdisciplinary enquiry into                                                             sustainability, public versus private transport,
                                                           painting and drawing expeditions conducted
      explanations of the relationship between                                                                   sprawl versus consolidation, heritage versus
                                                           within the surrounding university environs.
      media and war, and struggles for diverse                                                                   development, social and spatial difference and
                                                           Tutorials will also take place at relevant museums
      representations in relation to entertainment                                                               consider the policies, laws, regulations and plans
                                                           and a number of iconic sites that hold particular
      industry agendas and politically influenced or                                                             relevant to them.
                                                           art-historical significance. The unit thereby seeks
      controlled media. Historical developments in
                                                           to contextualise practical painting and drawing
      global media representations of conflicts are                                                              AID710 Microfinance for Poverty
                                                           instruction within a tradition of European and
      studied alongside contemporaneous fictional                                                                Reduction x
                                                           Australian landscape painting. Tutorial content
      war images in visual popular culture. Spun by                                                              Trimester 1, 1 credit point
                                                           will encompass the work of seminal 19th
      protagonists and reported by newsmakers
                                                           century European innovators such as Corot,            Microfinance is one of the key areas of
      using global information technologies, war and
                                                           and Constable; Australian colonial painting, the      contemporary development in practice among
      suffering readily become infotech wars and
                                                           Heidelberg school; and the strategic use of plein     very poor householders. The principles involved
      commercial media spectacle.
                                                           air methods within contemporary art practice.         in microfinance include elements of principles of
      These issues are considered alongside                                                                      banking and finance, the economics of poverty
      the psycho-social dynamics of audience               AIA104 Australian Identities: Indigenous              and community development. This unit will
      interpretations and responses and the influence      and Multicultural b g W x                             use both literature reviews and case studies to
      of alternative and independent anti/war media        Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           examine these elements from a development in
      and practices. Topics include the military’s                                                               practice perspective.
      use of video war-games to train combatants,          How do we understand European-Aboriginal
      information and surveillance wars, the CNN           relations in Australia today and the impact           Topics to be addressed in this unit include:
      effect, compassion fatigue and amnesia, and          of post-World War II immigration and
                                                                                                                 » What is microfinance?
      whether mediated violence has become a central       multiculturalism? AIA104 looks at the impact of
                                                                                                                 » Who are the micro finance providers?
      constitutive element in personal and group           British settlement on Aboriginal cultures and
                                                                                                                 » Microfinance models; who are the clients of
      identities like nation and responsibility. Viewing   on definitions of nationality which excluded
                                                                                                                   micro finance providers?
      films, television and video games is required.       Aboriginal relations with the land. Older
                                                                                                                 » The role of microfinance in poverty reduction;
                                                           generations of Australians feared both ‘strange’
                                                                                                                   does microfinance help the poor?
                                                           European migrants and closer ties with Asia.
                                                                                                                 » Does microfinance help the poorest?
                                                           Specific subjects include indigenous land rights
                                                                                                                 » Gender and microfinance.
                                                           and self-determination, the stolen generations,
                                                           the continuing gap in living standards between
                                                           indigenous and other Australians, the indigenous
                                                           cultural resurgence, the experience of post-war
                                                           immigration, debates about multiculturalism,
                                                           migrants in the workforce, migrant communities
                                                           in Australia, refugees and asylum seekers, the
                                                           impact of the ‘war on terror’ in Australia and
                                                           questions of what old Australian ideas of the ‘fair
                                                           go’ and ‘mateship’ mean in a changed and diverse
                                                           Australia.



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                                                                                                                                    Geelong Waterfront Campus      f
                                                                                                                                Melbourne Campus at Burwood        b
                                                                                                                                         Warrnambool Campus        W
                                                                                                                                                   Off campus      x
                                                                                                                               Off campus – overseas study tour    x-OS




AID711 Non-government Organisations              AID712 Food Security and Sustainable                  AID714 Gender and Development                   x

and Development x                                Livelihoods x                                         Trimester 2, 1 credit point
Trimester 1, 1 credit point                      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           Topics to be addressed in this unit include gender
This is a guided research unit, supported by     This unit will explore issues of food security and    issues related to:
an interpretive essay and an associated set of   sustainable rural livelihoods, encompassing           »   politics and political systems
readings representing the wider literatures.     relevant aspects of sustainable development,          »   society and culture
                                                 environmental and resource management and             »   human rights
Topics to be addressed in this unit include:
                                                 conservation, and agricultural/rural production       »   economic growth and development
» the definition of an NGO                       systems. Linkages between social, environmental       »   work and production
» types of NGOs                                  and economic influences on development will           »   land and land tenure
» trends in the number and size of First WorId   be explored, alongside critical review of debates     »   technology
  NGOs                                           on population, resource scarcity, poverty,            »   financial credit provision
» trends in the number and size of Third World   and equality. Theoretical debate will be used         »   education, health and reproduction
  NGOs                                           to inform an analysis of policy and program           »   planning in principle and practice
» history of the role of NGOs in development     responses. Contemporary case studies from             »   aid.
» competing ideas on the evolving role of NGOs   Africa, Asia, and Central America will be used
» gender and NGOs                                to highlight regional and national issues and
» the environment and NGOs                                                                             AID717 The Logframe and Approaches to
                                                 hotspots, and assess both immediate responses
» the effectiveness of NGOs and grassroots       and longer term development intervention              Project Management x
  organisations                                  options.                                              Trimester 1, 1 credit point
» NGOs as change agents                                                                                This unit provides an historical overview of
                                                 Proposed topics covered include:
» NGOs as pressure groups, sources of                                                                  the development of the logical framework
  countervailing power and lobbyists             » environment and development                         methodology as well as a survey of its current
» reconciling the role of donor and indigenous   » sustainability and the Sustainable Livelihoods      standing and use. Basic components of the
  NGOs                                             Framework                                           logframe will be discussed. This will include
» comparative advantage of NGOs.                 » population                                          definitions, terms and common practices linking
                                                 » natural resources                                   the logframe into planning processes, PRA/PLA
                                                 » carrying capacity (the economists versus the        strategies, problem trees, appreciative inquiry
                                                   environmentalists)                                  and strength based approaches.
                                                 » agriculture
                                                 » forestry and rural production systems               AID721 Professional Practice in
                                                 » food security
                                                                                                       Community and International
                                                 » HIV/AIDS
                                                 » risk and coping mechanisms                          Development Studies x
                                                 » the role of technology.                             Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 2 credit points
                                                                                                       Topics that can be addressed in this unit are
                                                 AID713 Aid, Trade and Development            x        restricted to areas in which staff attached to
                                                 Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           the University’s international and community
                                                                                                       development program have significant expertise
                                                 This unit introduces students to literature on aid,
                                                                                                       and experience.
                                                 trade and development and enables them to
                                                 identify dominant themes and policy issues.           The student will, with the assistance of the
                                                                                                       nominated supervisor, prepare a professional
                                                 Topics to be addressed in this unit are:
                                                                                                       position description identifying project
                                                 » the definition and measurement of                   performance criteria, self-assessment using
                                                   development aid                                     agreed performance criteria, and final evaluation
                                                 » the levels, forms, sources, composition and         of findings, if relevant a position description
                                                   geographical distribution of aid                    and assessment of the actual or potential
                                                 » trends in the level of aid                          contribution that the exercise can make to
                                                 » donor motives for aid                               development, and a relevant set of references
                                                 » dominant theories of aid and development            and bibliography drawn from the literature
                                                 » issues in evaluating the effectiveness of aid       review undertaken.
                                                 » the definition and measurement of
                                                   international trade
                                                 » dominant theories of trade and development
                                                   links between aid and trade.




                                                                                                                       Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 37.
      Unit descriptions

      AID724 Humanitarian Emergencies and                   AID734 Approaches to Political                         AID740 Participatory Approaches to
      Disaster Relief x                                     Development x                                          Development x
      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           Trimester 1, 1 credit point                            Trimester 2, 1 credit point
      The aim of this unit is to equip development          The unit examines the progress of thinking about       Students will develop an understanding of how
      professionals with the skills to better analyse and   the meaning of development and development             participatory strategies can best be used as
      respond to humanitarian emergency and disaster        strategies as these have been revealed in the          an effective tool for ‘Development in Practice’.
      situations. The unit is organised into four equally   international development experience since             Participation in Development the background
      weighted modules namely:                              1950. The perspective taken is cross-disciplinary,     and contemporary debates, and encourages
                                                            but focuses on the role of political thinking          practical skills development through the
      Module 1: Basic issues in humanitarian
                                                            and decision as a key indicator of progress.           application of PRA methods.
      emergencies and disaster relief:
                                                            Attention will be given to the idea of the nation
      definitions; different types of disaster; conflicts                                                          Participatory approaches to development, PRA
                                                            and the state, the role of civil and political
      and disasters over the past 15 years; vulnerability                                                          and PLA, an introduction, the evolution of PLA,
                                                            rights in political development, and notions of
      and capacity; stakeholder analysis; the disaster                                                             the tyranny of participation – current debate,
                                                            representation, participation and accountability,
      risk management cycle (DRMC); the role of the                                                                PLA tools and techniques, practical challenges,
                                                            rule of law. Current events are considered in
      media; basic needs matrix; logistics, maps and                                                               and the role of participatory approaches to
                                                            the historical context of long term trends in
      geographical/ climatic constraints.                                                                          development in policy, governance, project
                                                            international development.
                                                                                                                   management, monitoring and evaluation, and
      Module 2: Historical perspectives and case
                                                                                                                   poverty assessments.
      studies:                                              AID735 Conflict Resolution and
      historical developments since the end of the          Development x
      cold war; development of complex humanitarian                                                                AID752 International and Community
                                                            Trimester 2, 1 credit point
      emergencies (CHEs); natural disasters over the                                                               Development Internship x
      past 15 years.                                        This unit will explore the impact of conflict          Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 1 credit point
                                                            on the development process, ways in which
      Module 3: Disaster risk management planning:                                                                 The internship unit offers students an
                                                            conflict can be resolved, and the impact of
      hazards, vulnerability and risk assessment;                                                                  opportunity to gain first hand work experience in
                                                            the conflict resolution process on forms of
      traditional coping mechanisms; development                                                                   a region or employment sector closely associated
                                                            development. The unit will begin by assessing
      of disaster risk management plans (DRMPs);                                                                   with topics studied at university, and to explore
                                                            various forms of conflict and how such conflict
      planning, coordination, implementation, review                                                               the practical applications of their academic study.
                                                            occurs, paying special attention to intra-state,
      and evaluation issues.                                                                                       Students are expected to complete a minimum
                                                            post-colonial conflict and terrorism, and claims
                                                                                                                   of 150 hours (20 x 7.5) or four weeks full-time
      Module 4: Contemporary issues:                        to self-determination and religious uniformity.
                                                                                                                   (or part-time equivalent) of work experience in
      standards and codes of conduct; politicisation        It then considers the literature on conflict and
                                                                                                                   their chosen site. The unit provides a framework
      of humanitarian aid; personal risk and security;      conflict resolution. The unit assesses the impact
                                                                                                                   for student assessment of their knowledge, skills
      training needs and human resource management          of such conflict on the development process
                                                                                                                   and work choices in relation to the practices
      best practice.                                        generally, and the impact of victims of conflict
                                                                                                                   and implementation of selected topics in
                                                            in particular. The unit will then assess various
                                                                                                                   International and Community Development.
      AID733 The Economic Development                       methods of conflict resolution, including military
                                                            victory, hearts and minds campaigns, foreign           The structure of the unit includes:
      Record x
      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           intervention and negotiated settlements. In this,      » pre-placement planning and organisation,
                                                            it will assess the technical requirements for each       including recommended reading
      The unit examines the progress of thinking about      of these methods, and their actual success or          » in field contact and ongoing reporting via
      the meaning of development and development            failure in resolving conflict. It will conclude with     journal and DSO discussions
      strategies as these have been revealed in             an assessment of these different methods of            » post fieldwork project report.
      the international development experience              conflict resolution on the development process.
      since 1950. The perspective taken is cross-                                                                  Supervision of the student in the internship will
      disciplinary, but focuses on material measures of                                                            include:
      development and economic indicators. Current
                                                                                                                   » initial interviews to establish the student’s
      events are considered in the historical context of
                                                                                                                     needs and areas of employment interest
      long term trends in international development.
                                                                                                                   » agreement on placement
                                                                                                                   » briefing by the supervisor on the tasks
                                                                                                                     outlined in the project, and the focus of major
                                                                                                                     assessment.
                                                                                                                   Academic supervision is conducted using a
                                                                                                                   range of asynchronous and synchronous online
                                                                                                                   technologies and individual mentoring as
                                                                                                                   required.




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                                                                                                                                                       Off campus      x
                                                                                                                                   Off campus – overseas study tour    x-OS




AID753 International and Community                    AIF142 Conversational Indonesian B                   AIF341 Professional and Academic
Development Internship x                              b   g   x                                            Indonesian A b g x
Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 2 credit points                  Trimester 2, 1 credit point                          Trimester 1, 2 credit points
The internship unit offers students an                This unit will continue the focus of AIF141.         This unit will prepare students to use the
opportunity to gain first hand work experience in     Students’ knowledge of vocabulary, grammar and       language styles appropriate for professional
a region or employment sector closely associated      sentence patterns will be expanded and the skills    and academic activities in Indonesia. Students
with topics studied at university, and to explore     to use them will be developed further. Topics        will read unedited original articles on topics of
the practical applications of their academic study.   of conversation will be expanded to include          current interest in Indonesian society including
Students are expected to complete a minimum           day to day affairs: family and friends, home         education, employment, business, tourism
of 300 hours (40 x 7.5) or eight weeks full-time      and community environment. Students will be          and work. Students will also be introduced to
(or part-time equivalent) of work experience in       encouraged and trained to use the language           Indonesian fiction in the form of short stories.
their chosen site. The unit provides a framework      not only to talk about Indonesia and its people      Students will learn to discuss these subjects
for student assessment of their knowledge, skills     and way of life but also about themselves, their     intelligently and in an informed way, including
and work choices in relation to the practices         society and way of life. Writing skills will be      the comparable field in Australia, both orally and
and implementation of selected topics in              developed further using more complex patterns.       in writing.
International and Community Development.
The structure of the unit includes:                   AIF241 Formal and Informal Indonesian A              AIF342 Professional and Academic
                                                      b   g   x                                            Indonesian B b g x
» pre-placement planning and organisation,            Trimester 1, 1 credit point                          Trimester 2, 2 credit points
  including recommended reading
» in field contact and ongoing reporting via          This unit provides students with an appreciation     This unit will focus on the same themes as
  journal and DSO discussions                         of formal and informal styles of Indonesian.         AIF341 Professional and Academic Indonesian
» post fieldwork project report.                      Students will study the use of spoken language       A. More topics will be included and more fiction
                                                      primarily through dialogues and discussion.          covered. At the end of this unit students will be
Supervision of the student in the internship will     More formal styles of language that are common       capable of communicating with Indonesians on
include:                                              in writing are also introduced. Complex aspects      a range of topics in professional and academic
» initial interviews to establish the student’s       of Indonesian grammar will be explored,              environments. Students will also be able to
  needs and areas of employment interest              in particular the use of affixes. Language           discuss the Australian situation with the same
» agreement on placement                              common in certain fields such as health,             degree of ability and complexity.
» briefing by the supervisor on the tasks             education and travel will be covered. Relevant
  outlined in the project, and the focus of major     aspects of customs and culture that enhance
  assessment.                                         communication skills will also be introduced.
Academic supervision is conducted using a
range of asynchronous and synchronous online          AIF242 Formal and Informal Indonesian B
                                                      b   g   x
technologies and individual mentoring as
required.                                             Trimester 2, 1 credit point
                                                      This unit extends students’ appreciation
AIF141 Conversational Indonesian A                    and use of formal and informal styles of
b   g   x                                             Indonesian. Students will study the use of
Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           spoken language primarily through dialogues
                                                      and discussion and formal language through
This unit introduces students to the Indonesian
                                                      the study of contemporary, authentic texts
language. It assumes no prior knowledge of
                                                      from the Indonesian media. By the end of this
the language. Students will acquire knowledge
                                                      unit, students will have covered key aspects of
of basic Indonesian vocabulary, grammar and
                                                      Indonesian grammar and had the opportunity
sentence construction and the skills to use
                                                      to use them. Students will also gain insights into
them in a conversational and communicative
                                                      Indonesian culture, including aspects of Islam
manner fluently, naturally and confidently.
                                                      and the notion of national and regional identities
The unit focuses on proper pronunciation
                                                      as reflected through the use of national and
and natural intonation. Writing skills will be
                                                      regional languages.
introduced as well. Students will become familiar
with the Indonesian writing system through
regular written assignments. Relevant aspects
of Indonesian culture required for proper
communication will be introduced.




                                                                                                                          Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 39.
      Unit descriptions

      AIH107 World History Between the Wars                  AIH753 Genocide         b     x                       AIH760 The Contemporary South Pacific:
      1919–1939 b g x                                        Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           Governance and Crisis b x
      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                                                                                  Trimester 1, 1 credit point
                                                             Genocide is an international phenomenon that
      This unit examines the major features of the           challenges our confidence in the capacity of          This unit investigates the historical, political
      interwar period in world history. At the same time     humanity to create a civilised environment. The       and cultural roots to contemporary issues in the
      it is intended to introduce students to the study      unit examines theories of genocide and their          Pacific Islands.
      of history and the Deakin history major. While         application to a series of case studies which may     Module One: Introduction to the Pacific Islands
      this is developed as a discrete unit it is intended    include the Armenian massacres of World War           Beginning with a broad overview of the histories
      also to provide a logical introduction to the          One, the Cambodian genocide, the Rwandan              and cultures of the Pacific Islands, the opening
      trimester two unit so that together, the trimester     massacres, genocide in the most recent Balkan         module also investigates the range of disciplines
      one and two of the first level will provide an         wars, and in East Timor.                              through which the Pacific Islands are represented,
      extended survey of the twentieth century. It has
                                                             The approach, while comparative, also aims            and the subsequent distinctions in their analysis.
      been argued that World War One brought the
      long nineteenth century to an end and that the         to highlight the specific features of particular      Module Two: From Colonies to Nations
      interwar era saw the emergence of fundamental          instances of genocide. The role of the                This module analyses the formation of the post-
      political, economic, social and cultural changes.      international community in intervening to             colonial nations in the Pacific, and the attempts
      These changes have shaped and characterised            prevent genocide will also be considered.             to accommodate local political institutions into
      what has come to be understood as ‘the                                                                       post-colonial states. This module also includes
      twentieth century’. In this unit students will         AIH759 The Cold War: An International                 a case study of the colonial and post-colonial
      investigate the causes, nature and impacts of          History x                                             history of Fiji up to the first coups of 1987.
      the major changes that emerged after World             Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           Module Three: Failed States in the Arc of
      War One. Topics in this unit will include a study                                                            Instability?
                                                             The Cold War is one of the most dominant
      of the major political structures that emerged                                                               This module investigates the recent national
                                                             themes in post war international relations. For
      in Euro-America – popular democracy, fascism,                                                                history of Solomon Islands, Fiji, Tonga and
                                                             almost 50 years the possibility of nuclear war
      socialism, and the nature of ‘high imperialism in                                                            Papua New Guinea, and considers regional and
                                                             between the Soviet Union and the United States,
      Afro-Asia- and a selection of significant social and                                                         Australian responses to the political and law and
                                                             or more broadly, between the Soviet-led East and
      cultural developments which shaped everyday                                                                  order crises in these islands with a particular
                                                             the American-led West, exercised policy-makers,
      life in this period including the emergence                                                                  focus on RAMSI (Regional Assistance Mission to
                                                             commentators and public opinion. This unit
      of a consumer society, technologically-based                                                                 the Solomon Islands).
                                                             examines the course of the Cold-War in terms
      mass entertainment, mass education and the
                                                             of its relationship with other prominent themes
      impact of the global depression. While discrete
                                                             in international history such as decolonisation       AIM701 Heritage and Development in the
      to the unit, the selected topics will also provide
      an intellectual basis for students taking the
                                                             and industrial development; different schools of      Asia-Pacific Region b x
                                                             thinking about its character, origins, and end; its   Trimester 1, 1 credit point
      associated level one trimester two unit.
                                                             significance for State powers and definitions of
                                                                                                                   Module 1: Heritage, Memory and Identity
                                                             citizenship, and its global and regional impacts.
      AIH108 The World After the War:                                                                              » heritage and development: striking a balance
      1945–1991 b g x                                                                                              » defining cultural heritage
      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                                                                                  » memory, myth and ideology
                                                                                                                   » Postmodernism and identity
      Framed by the beginning and end of the great                                                                 » Modernisation, globalisation and identity
      ideological divide between the communist east                                                                » protecting heritage values: assessing
      and the capitalist west – the Cold War – the unit                                                              significance.
      will lead you through the major political and
      social changes that occurred between 1945 and                                                                Module 2: Heritage at Risk
      1991: the fall of the iron curtain across Europe,                                                            » human and natural threats
      life in the communist countries, the Vietnam war,                                                            » heritage in time of war and civil conflict
      the Arab/Israeli conflict, and the eventual demise                                                           » post-conflict reconstruction
      of European communism. Against this backdrop                                                                 » international efforts to mitigate heritage risk
      of world tension the unit will examine the rise                                                              » risk preparedness planning
      of new nations in Asia, Africa and the Pacific and                                                           » difficult heritage: conserving places of pain and
      the development of the social movements of                                                                     shame.
      environmentalism and feminism and grass roots                                                                Module 3: Economic and Political Contexts
      activism.                                                                                                    » cultural heritage conservation in a context of
                                                                                                                     contestation
                                                                                                                   » heritage conservation in a pro-development
                                                                                                                     political context
                                                                                                                   » new wine, old bottles: the continuing
                                                                                                                     conservation struggle
                                                                                                                   » the professional response: the Conservation
                                                                                                                     Management Plan
                                                                                                                   » developing a fair, efficient and effective
                                                                                                                     heritage conservation system
                                                                                                                   » adaptive re-use and design solutions.


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AIM703 Heritage Law, Planning and the                 AIM705 Conservation Management                       AIM708 World Heritage           x

Property Market b x                                   Planning b x                                         Trimester 1, 1 credit point
Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           Trimester 2, 1 credit point                          The unit will familiarise students with the
Module 1: Heritage Planning and Legislative           Module 1: Context, Research and Analysis             strengths and weaknesses in the philosophy,
Principles                                            » contextual history (political, social, economic    system and processes of World Heritage listing. It
» the emergence of heritage planning                    and architectural) of Australia within the Asia-   will identify key contemporary issues relating to
» approaches to heritage planning – some                Pacific region                                     World Heritage listing, including the divergence
  international comparisons                           » documentary research and physical                  in heritage approaches between different world
» heritage conservation laws at the national level      investigation of buildings and sites, analysis     regions, the Eurocentric imbalance in the current
» the roles of government in Australia at different     and assessment of cultural significance.           list, the intense tourism pressures on World
  levels                                                                                                   Heritage sites and the need for more effective
                                                      Module 2: Condition and Design
» case law.                                                                                                monitoring mechanisms. The unit will develop
                                                      » condition assessment
                                                                                                           student skills in identifying system deficits
Module 2: Heritage and the Property Market            » application of the philosophy and principles
                                                                                                           and in outlining the parameters for more
» the rise of the economic dimension of heritage        of conservation to design, including design
                                                                                                           effective cultural tourism management on
» the wider economic benefits of cultural               in historic urban areas, historic gardens and
                                                                                                           World Heritage sites.
  heritage listing                                      landscapes, and alterations and additions to
» the economics of property as an equation              heritage places.                                   Module 1: World Heritage: Convention and
» the immediacy of economic issues in                                                                      System
                                                      Module 3: Practice
  conservation                                                                                             » the World Heritage Convention 1972
                                                      » conservation report writing
» distinctive economic characteristics of the                                                              » related conventions and declarations:
                                                      » conservation project management
  heritage industry                                                                                          intangible cultural heritage and cultural
                                                      » the pricing of professional conservation
» heritage listing and the property market                                                                   diversity
                                                        services
» heritage listing and residential property                                                                » World Heritage Listing: understanding the
                                                      » ethics in conservation practice.
» heritage listing and commercial buildings                                                                  process
» heritage government buildings and economic                                                               » selection criteria
  viability                                           AIM707 Introduction to Traditional                   » reactive monitoring and the World Heritage in
» the valuation of heritage property                  Buildings b x                                          danger mechanism
» government policy and the economics of              Trimester 1, 1 credit point                          » Kakadu: a case study.
  heritage.                                           Offered alternate years, offered 2012.
                                                                                                           Module 2: Venice, Burra, Nara: International
Module 3: Design Guidelines                           Module 1: Traditional Building Materials,            Comparisons
» the planner’s tool kit for protecting heritage      Techniques and Agents of Deterioration 1             » shifting concepts and practice over time and
  areas                                               » Timber: timber framed buildings and                  place
» cultural heritage and urban character                 their cladding: slab, log, wattle-and-daub,        » the Venice Charter: universal or European
» communities and heritage planning                     weatherboard, other claddings eg corrugated          solution
» conservation planning and sustainable                 iron                                               » the Burra Charter: reflecting the Australian
  development                                         » Colonial period building styles.                     context
» specific issues in heritage conservation.           Module 2: Traditional Building Materials,            » the Nara Document on Authenticity:
                                                      Techniques and Agents of Deterioration 2               globalisation and cultural diversity
AIM704 Heritage and Sustainable Cultural              » masonry: load-bearing structures and their         » other Asian responses: China Principles and Hoi
Tourism b x                                             constituents and finishes: pisé, cob, adobe,         An Protocols
Trimester 2, 1 credit point                             brick, stone; mortars and renders                  » Hue: A Case study.
                                                      » Victorian period building styles.                  Module 3: World Heritage: Contentious Issues
Module 1: Cultural Tourism
» dimensions of global tourism                        Module 3: Traditional Building Materials,            » World Heritage sites: the pinnacle of World
» what is tourism and who are the tourists?           Techniques and Agents of Deterioration 3               Heritage significance and interest
» a brief history of tourism                          » •	 roofing;	windows;	fittings                      » the global strategy: is it working?
» definitions of cultural tourism                     » •	 interiors	and	decorative	finishes               » use and over-use: policy and planning
» issues of culture and tourism.                      » •	 Federation	and	later	period	building	styles.      dilemmas for sustainable tourism
                                                                                                           » World Heritage sites: exemplars or problems of
Module 2: Sustainability and Cultural Tourism                                                                tourism development and management?
» economic, socio-cultural and physical effects                                                            » periodic monitoring
  of tourism                                                                                               » the Royal Exhibition Building: a case study.
» tourism and host cultures
» sustainable development and sustainable
  tourism in Australia.
Module 3: Cultural Tourism: Policy and Practice
Issues
» case studies from the Asia-Pacific region.




                                                                                                                          Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 41.
      Unit descriptions

      AIM709 Intangible Heritage         b   x             AIM710 Shared Heritage: Issues and                    AIM713 Cultural Heritage Research
      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                          Perspectives x                                        Project x
      This unit introduces you to the state of scholarly   Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 1 credit point
      knowledge about the field of intangible              Module 1: Shared Heritage in Asia                     This unit enables students to focus on a research
      heritage – its meaning and significance, its         » conceptual introduction                             topic within their chosen area of interest.
      preservation and protection, and aspects of          » cultural negotiations                               Students will complete a research study under
      policy and practice in the Asia-Pacific Region.      » Asian case studies: contextual issues               the supervision of a member of the academic
      It will provide you with a variety of theoretical,   » Post-Suharto Indonesia: colonial legacies and       staff with expertise in a relevant field of museum
      methodological and practical approaches to the         inter-ethnic hostility                              studies and cultural heritage studies.
      study of intangible heritage.                        » Post-Doi Moi Vietnam: managing tourist
                                                                                                                 Students intending to enrol in this unit should
      Module 1: Intangible Cultural Heritage:                interest in minority and colonial cultures
                                                                                                                 first contact the unit chair to discuss their
      Significance                                         » Korea and Taiwan: contrasts in conservation of
                                                                                                                 research interests. Students with no prior
      » the intangible cultural heritage: definition,        the colonial past.
                                                                                                                 background in academic research are strongly
        significance and conservation principles           Module 2: Shared Heritage in the Pacific              encouraged to undertake AIM712 in advance of
      » issues of economic valorisation                    » issues for cultural heritage management             this unit.
      » issues of authenticity and change.                 » ‘bi-culturalism’ in Aotearoa/New Zealand
      Module 2: Intangible Cultural Heritage:              » national cultural heritage in post-colonial Fiji    AIM714 Cultural Landscapes            b   x

      Protection                                           » authenticity and the resurgence of Polynesian       Trimester 1, 1 credit point
      » collecting and making tangible records of the        identity in Hawaii.
                                                                                                                 This unit will familiarise students with the
        intangible heritage                                Module 3: Shared Heritage in Australia                concept of cultural landscapes which is a
      » legal issues: intellectual property, copyright     » issues in shared heritage and cultural identity     key framework for heritage assessment and
        and patents 1: intangible heritage and               in Australia                                        management. The unit will develop student
        ownership. Is this an impossible premise?          » Aboriginal and European contestation over           skills in identifying a cultural landscape, their
      » legal issues: intellectual property, copyright       ‘Australian’ cultural identity and claims to land   heritage features, assessing their cultural
        and patents 2: capturing and preserving the          ownership                                           significance and building management plans
        intangible cultural heritage: a challenging        » towards ‘reconciliation’: potential to further      that reconcile and conserve the diverse heritage
        paradox.                                             the reconciliation process through heritage         values found in cultural landscapes. The unit will
      Module 3: Intangible Cultural Heritage: Policy         conservation efforts                                also provide students with a sound theoretical
      and Practice in the Asia-Pacific Region – Case       » migration, multiculturalism, and the heritage       understanding of the history of the concept of a
      Studies                                                of diversity                                        cultural landscape and how this informs current
      » intangible cultural heritage: embodied cultural    » Asian and Pacific heritage in Australia: heritage   approaches to identifying and recording cultural
        properties                                           implications of the historical Chinese, Indian,     and natural values. Through a series of case
      » intangible cultural heritage and language            Malay and Pacific Islander presence in Australia.   studies from Australia and the Asia Pacific region,
      » multicultural intangible heritage.                                                                       students will gain an understanding of culturally
                                                           AIM712 Cultural Heritage Research          x          diverse approaches to managing landscapes and
                                                           Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 1 credit point                   the ways in which socio-cultural issues affect
                                                                                                                 their conservation.
                                                           Students will examine the processes of research
                                                           as it is conducted in and about museums and/or
                                                           heritage organisations. Case and field studies, as
                                                           well as systematic and academic approaches, will
                                                           be covered. The importance of research strategies
                                                           for organisations will be discussed.
                                                           Students will also develop skills in the design
                                                           of research projects and the development of
                                                           methodologies for research. Subject areas
                                                           include research design, questionnaire design,
                                                           techniques for surveying and other data
                                                           collection methods, data analysis techniques,
                                                           ethical issues and clearances, and report writing.




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AIM715 Virtual Heritage        b                       AIM716 Heritage and the City         b     x           Module 3: The Contemporary City
Trimester 2, 1 credit point                            Trimester 1, 1 credit point                            » theories and perspectives on the postmodern/
                                                       Offered in alternating years 2011, 2013.                 post-industrial city
The unit will familiarise students with the
                                                                                                              » cities during a time of total war: urbanism and
uses of digital and virtual technologies in the        This unit explores the origins, character and
                                                                                                                destruction
identification and management of heritage sites,       development of urban settlements throughout
                                                                                                              » neither East nor West: the global city (case
in the conservation and restoration of heritage        history and across the world, with a particular
                                                                                                                study: Singapore)
places and objects, and in the interpretation          emphasis on comparisons between Asian and
                                                                                                              » less than a dollar a day: the city in the
of sites and collections. It will expose students      Western societies. Students will explore the links
                                                                                                                developing world (case studies: Phnom Penh,
to the various technologies currently in use,          between the physical and social environments of
                                                                                                                Colombo)
and explore their potential applications.              cities and cultural, political and economic factors.
                                                                                                              » the city of spectacle: post-industrial cities (case
Particular emphasis will be placed on the use of       The unit will explore various topics, including
                                                                                                                study: Los Angeles, Melbourne)
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the           the archaeology of urbanisation; pre-industrial
                                                                                                              » future city: technology, the environment and
concept of virtual reconstruction as a tool of site    urbanisation; the usefulness of such concepts as
                                                                                                                the urban future
management, restoration and interpretation.            the Islamic city, the Western city and the Asian
                                                                                                              » creating a future for the past: urban heritage.
                                                       city; the city in the modern world, including the
While some ‘hands-on’ exercises will feature in
                                                       capitalist and socialist city; the history of urban
the unit, it will focus on developing student skills                                                          AIM717 Heritage in the Field            x
                                                       planning; colonialism and post-colonialism;
in the management principles associated with                                                                  Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 1 credit point
                                                       the destruction of cities; post-modernism,
the use of these technologies: for example, when
                                                       post-industrialism and the contemporary                This unit allows students to develop knowledge
is it appropriate to use particular technologies?
                                                       city; cities and the environment; technology           and skills through experiential learning. The
Which technology is most useful? What are
                                                       and urbanisation; reading and understanding            learning occurs through programs and projects
the advantages and disadvantages of digital
                                                       architecture, and urban futures. In tracing the        that are available in locations external to Deakin.
technologies? Are there particular ethical issues
                                                       origins and development of cities, the unit will       Subject to approval from the Unit Chair, students
involved?
                                                       enable students to develop an understanding            may undertake the unit through participation in
Module 1: Digital and Virtual Heritage: The            of the processes that have created today’s             an appropriate program, such as:
State of Play                                          urban heritage. Thus, a significant emphasis of
» Recent developments in technological                                                                        » Internships and practical placements in
                                                       the unit will be on interpreting the heritage of
  applications to heritage management                                                                           Australia or internationally. This may include
                                                       urbanisation.
» Technologies for understanding heritage                                                                       UNESCO, ICOMOS or other internships,
                                                       Module 1: Urban Origins                                  archaeological site excavations, or placements
» Technologies for conservation or restoration
                                                       » theories and perspectives on urban origins             in professionally-staffed museum or heritage
  (physical and virtual)
                                                       » urban origins: the ancient city in the Middle          organisations. Internships and practical
» Technologies for interpretation.
                                                         East (case studies: Mesopotamia and the Indus          placements involve working on one or more
Module 2: Digital and Virtual Heritage:                  Valley)                                                projects, as agreed with the host institution.
Management principles                                  » the cosmos in stone and wood: the ancient city         Students are required to spend a minimum of
» Ethical and practice issues                            in Asia (case study: Angkor)                           10 working days on the placement. This can be
» Costs and benefits of using new technologies         » the city unearthed: the archaeology of ancient         undertaken full-time (e.g. over a minimum of
» Case Study: using GIS to understand and assess         urbanisation                                           two weeks) or on a part-time basis.
  sites                                                » building the Five Pillars of Faith: the ‘Islamic     » In-country study tours. Such tours are
» Case Study: Virtual Reconstruction.                    city’ (case study: Cairo)                              conducted by Deakin staff, usually during the
Module 3: Digital and Virtual Heritage: Practice       » from crisis to glory: Pre-modern European              Australian summer. Recent tours have been to
This module will involve students in a practical         urbanisation (case study: Italian maritime             China and Laos.
exercise using GIS or other technologies.                cities).                                             » In-country educational programs. Student
Students will be required to:                          Module 2: The Modern City                                participation in these programs is coordinated
                                                       » theories and perspectives on the origins of the        by Deakin staff. The programs provide study
» Develop a rationale for the use of the                                                                        opportunities in conjunction with partner
  technology                                             modern/industrial city
                                                       » Dark Satanic Mills: the modern city in the ‘West’      educational institutions outside Australia.
» Evaluate the costs and benefits of using the                                                                » Other projects or programs that may arise from
  technology                                             (case studies: Manchester, Chicago)
                                                       » shattered traditions: the modern city and              time to time.
» Use the technology in a basic exercise.
                                                         colonialism in Asia (case studies: Batavia and
                                                         Hanoi)
                                                       » New World, old cities? The origins of
                                                         urbanisation in Australia (case study:
                                                         Melbourne)
                                                       » the city of socialist man: socialist urbanisation
                                                         (case study: Moscow)
                                                       » order from chaos: planning the modern city.




                                                                                                                              Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 43.
      Unit descriptions

      AIM721 Museums: Context and Issues            b   x   AIM723 Heritage Interpretation          b   x          AIM726 Heritage and Museum
      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           Trimester 1, 1 credit point                            Operational Issues x
      Module 1: Introduction to Museums                     Module 1: Planning Integrated Programs                 Trimester 3, 1 credit point
      » exploration and critique of historical and          » definitions of interpretation                        Module 1: Governance
        theoretical bases of museums and galleries          » introduction to principles of, and approaches        » Governance systems
      » overview of definitions of ‘museum’, and the          to, learning in a preservation environment           » Organisational structures
        different types of museums                          » the role of visitor research                         » Boards, trustees and meetings
      » functions and purposes of museums and               » outline of communication techniques and              » Leadership
        galleries                                             activities                                           » Reporting and accountability.
      » consideration of accepted international ethical     » establishing objectives and developing ideas
                                                                                                                   Module 2: Business Issues
        standards for both institutions and personnel.        and themes
                                                                                                                   » Sources of finance including shops and
                                                            » setting selection criteria for interpretive media.
      Module 2: Museums- Making Connections                                                                          catering concessions, admission charges,
      » international treaties that guide the work of       Module 2: On-site Programs                               grants and sponsorship
        museums                                             The design and implementation of a range               » Financial and risk management
      » cultural policies and legislation of Australian     of public programs that communicate the                » Legal issues
        governments                                         significance of collections and sites. Examples        » Insurance and indemnity
      » survey of professional organisations and            might include:                                         » Occupational health, safety and security
        institutions that relate to the museum sector                                                                systems
                                                            » presentations such as guided tours, talks by
      » systems of quality control and bench-marking                                                               » Loyalty programs and management of Friends
                                                              professional staff and lectures;
        such as accreditation and competency                                                                         groups.
                                                            » ‘meet the curator’, ‘behind-the-scenes’ tours
        standards.
                                                              and ‘hands-on’ activities;                           Module 3: Human Resources Issues
      Module 3: Contemporary Issues for Museums             » audio-visual, sound and light and multi-media;       » Museum/heritage work, and its management
      » cultural diversity                                    involving volunteers;                                » Managing consultants and their work
      » Indigenous people and their heritage                » programs for schools and other educational           » Working as a consultant to museums/heritage
      » repatriation and restitution of heritage objects      audiences;                                             agencies
      » globalisation                                       » performances, literary events and drawing.           » Management of volunteer personnel.
      » virtual museums.
                                                            Module 3: Off-site Programs
                                                            The design and implementation of a range               AIM727 Exhibitions        b   x
      AIM722 Collections and Movable Cultural               of public programs that communicate the                Trimester 2, 1 credit point
      Heritage b x                                          significance of collections and sites to audiences     Module 1: The role and function of the
      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           beyond the walls of a museum or the boundaries         Exhibition
      There are three main themes:                          of a site. Examples might include:                     » interpretation and communication theory
                                                            » outreach programs for particular communities;        » audience development, understanding visitors’
      1 Significance assessment and collection
                                                              enthusiast tours, expeditions and field trips;         needs and interests
         development
                                                            » role of publications;                                » exhibition environment
      » Assessment of significance of movable cultural
                                                            » use of web-sites for interpretive programs;          » range and use of exhibits
        heritage and museum acquisitions
                                                            » special events and celebrations.                     » role of publications and support materials.
      » Ethical and legal implications of moving,
        acquiring or disposing of an object or                                                                     Module 2: The Exhibit Planning Process
        collection                                          AIM725 Heritage and Museum Strategy                    » writing exhibition policy
      » Theoretical and practical guidance for              and Marketing b x                                      » developing communication objectives, ideas
        development of management policies                  Trimester 3, 1 credit point                              and themes
        for movable cultural heritage and the               Offered in alternate years, offered 2011, 2013         » audience involvement in concept development
        development of museum collections.                                                                         » budget framing and timeline development
                                                            Module 1: Marketing Museums
                                                                                                                   » team assembly
      2. Managing Collections: Cataloguing and              » overview of marketing context within which
                                                                                                                   » arranging loans
         Documentation                                        museums and galleries operate today
                                                                                                                   » touring programs
      » Legal documentation, registration and               » identification and analysis of relevant
                                                                                                                   » understanding exhibit elements and display
        cataloguing of movable cultural heritage and          competitors with respect to the ‘products’ they
                                                                                                                     techniques
        museum objects                                        are offering.
                                                                                                                   » design brief preparation and designer
      » Records management, identifying and using
                                                            Module 2: Strategic Planning for Museums                 selection.
        appropriate information systems
                                                            » developing mission and vision statements
      » Documentation for object management.                                                                       Module 3: Exhibition Project Management
                                                            » processes for establishing goals and objectives
                                                                                                                   » managing human and financial resources and
      3 Care and Conservation of Objects                    » examination of appropriate performance
                                                                                                                     timelines
      » Strategies and plans for care of collections and      measurement systems.
                                                                                                                   » managing fabrication and installation
        movable cultural heritage
                                                            Module 3: From Plans to Actions in Museums               procedures
      » Conservator’s role
                                                            » preparing institutional policy documents             » coordinating touring itineraries
      » Emergency preservation of movable cultural
                                                            » project management in museums                        » planning the opening and future operating
        heritage.
                                                            » operational strategies for media liaison and for       environment
                                                              successful promotion and public relations of         » assessing effectiveness of exhibit elements and
                                                              museums and galleries.                                 audience impact.


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AIM728 Minor Thesis           b    x                  AIP740 Public Policy Analysis         x                 AIP747 Policy and Program Evaluation                    x

Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 3 credit points                  Trimester 1, 1 credit point                             Trimester 2, 1 credit point
The thesis will be based on primary and               Government policy decisions affect every area           This unit provides students with a basic
secondary sources and may also draw on                of our lives. This unit concentrates on analysing       understanding of the processes involved in policy
fieldwork or other data. The thesis will involve      public policy, policy implementation and                and program evaluation. Through an examination
theoretical, interpretative and analytical work.      outcomes of policy from different perspectives.         of an evaluation report of a student’s own
                                                      Students are introduced to the tools of analysis        choosing students will be introduced to the
AIM729 International Heritage Field                   in the policy process, concentrating on the             different processes involved in good evaluation;
Project b x                                           institutions, actors and policy context. The unit       the political nature of evaluation research and
Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 4 credit points                  grounds the theoretical discussions of public           its application to evaluation report writing; the
                                                      policy in a number of case studies relating to          impact of evaluation for policy outcomes; and
Apart from introductory briefing sessions,            taxation, industry policy, industrial relations,        how to write an evaluation report. Topics in the
the content of this unit derives from student         social policy, gender and the environment.              unit will cover the purposes of policy evaluation,
placement in a supervised workplace where                                                                     formative and process evaluation, basic research
each student will undertake a project that will                                                               design, qualitative methods, measurement
                                                      AIP745 Comparative Local Governance               x
be reported both to the workplace and the                                                                     tools and strategies, cost effectiveness and cost
                                                      Trimester 1*, 1 credit point
University. After researching and selecting a work                                                            analysis, ethical issues and writing evaluation
placement, students devise a mutually agreed          * Unit not offered in 2011.
                                                                                                              reports.
upon supervised project and/or undertake              The unit examines local governance in a
a supervised position within a workplace              comparative framework, focusing on Australia,           AIP748 Intergovernmental Relations                  x
environment.                                          Canada, Britain, New Zealand and Sweden.                Trimester 2, 1 credit point
                                                      The aim of the unit is to compare, contrast and
AIP116 Modern Political Ideologies                    evaluate different modes and mechanisms of              Intergovernmental processes and relations
b   g W x                                             local governance across these countries. This           between local, state and commonwealth
Trimester 2 or 3, 1 credit point                      will include variations in local government form,       governments are centrally important in
                                                      structure, relations to national government,            Australian politics and public policy. Dramatic
This unit introduces students to the major            and democratic representation. The unit will            shifts are however occurring in the ways in
political ideologies that have influenced the         also discuss the national reform agendas in             which power and responsibility are shared
conduct of government and politics in the             these countries, and consider how these affect          between governments. Pressures for reform
modern western world. The historical evolution        governance at the local level. Attention will           come from above and below, as governments
of political ideas and movements, and their           be given to broader issues like community               struggle to deal with complex, often entrenched
contemporary relevance will also be examined.         governance, leadership, and participation.              ‘trans-boundary’ policy issues and as the
The aim is to provide students with a basic                                                                   needs of local and regional communities are
knowledge of key political ideas and concepts.                                                                afforded increasing importance. This unit
In addition, students will be encouraged to
                                                      AIP746 Democratic Governance              x

                                                      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                             explores the networks of intergovernmental
develop their capacities to identify and evaluate                                                             relations – administrative, political, fiscal and
political arguments, as well as applying them in      This unit aims to introduce students to the             legal – permeating and influencing policy
understanding contemporary political debates.         problems of governance in modern politics.              formulation, implementation and evaluation.
Topics include liberalism, conservatism, Marxism,     Governance will be considered in relation to            We examine how traditional frameworks are
socialism, nationalism, populism, anarchism,          the issues arising from the fields of: (a) public       changing in response to the quest for more
feminism and environmentalism.                        policy and administration; (b) international            adaptive, effective, legitimate and efficient forms
                                                      and transnational politics; and (c) comparative         of governance. While the main focus in this unit
AIP717 Government and Business            x           politics. Attention is directed to the debates over     is on the Australian experience, we also reflect
Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           the criteria of good governance to be found in          upon experiences in other countries.
                                                      theories of democracy and neoliberalism. The
Business activity is the source of employment,        unit examines different models of democracy
wealth and government revenue and                     advocated for location, national, regional, and
consequently the needs and expectations               transnational level of politics. It also outlines the
of business are central to politics and public        challenges posed by neoliberal ideas of the state
policy. This unit examines interdependencies          and economy. In this way the unit also offers an
between business and government, including            introduction to democratic politics.
the economic, institutional and ideological
contexts that frame such relations. The focus is on
the activities that employers and entrepreneurs
engage in to influence politics. A political
economy approach is introduced, with an
international orientation. Topics include business
regulation at national and transnational levels,
comparisons between business-government
relations in the Anglo-American countries and
East Asia and Europe and assessment of the
relative power of business, government and
other actors.



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      Unit descriptions

      AIP773 Governance and Accountability            x     AIP777 Accountability and Corporate                   AIR702 Strategic Issues in South Asia          x

      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           Social Responsibility x                               Trimester 2, 1 credit point
      Accountability is central to ideas and practices      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           This unit is designed to inform and stimulate
      of effective governance but, in the face of           Accountability and corporate social responsibility    thinking about what comprises the region
      at times quite fundamental challenges and             (CSR) has been gaining increasing prominence          known as ‘South Asia’. It discusses this region’s
      changes, traditional modes of governance              in recent years, particularly with the dramatic       significance, complexity and ‘desirability’, its
      and accountability are being re-evaluated,            failures of some large companies worldwide. As        strategic issues, and rivalry within the region.
      and in important ways re-invented. This unit          a consequence CSR is no longer seen by many           It does so from a strategic point of view. While
      explores these developments in a critical and         organisations to be discretionary or negotiable,      India increasingly dominates this region, there
      analytic manner. It locates management within         but a necessary, and integral, part of the way that   are other important nations (including Pakistan,
      its context of political, legal, fiscal and ethical   people do business in companies, governments          China) and issues (nuclear arms, ongoing
      accountability to diverse stakeholders. A key aim     and NGOs. This is not easy to put into practice       insurgencies, Afghanistan) that limit India’s ability
      is for students to develop a critical understanding   and therefore the aims of this unit will be to        to dominate.
      of the complex and at times competing array           open up new spaces for social thinking about
      of accountabilities at play today, at the same        how the vision, principles and values of CSR          AIR706 Political Economy of the Asia
      time exploring ways of responding effectively,        can be translated, and then embedded, into            Pacific b x
      imaginatively and ethically to these demands.         everyday policies and practices of a wide variety     Trimester 2, 1 credit point
                                                            of organisations.
                                                                                                                  This unit takes an interdisciplinary, political-
      AIP775 Contracting and Public Private
                                                                                                                  economy approach to the study of the Asia-
      Partnerships x                                        AIR108 International Relations        b   g   x
                                                                                                                  Pacific region. In particular it focuses on the
      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           Trimester 1, 1 credit point
                                                                                                                  debates within the region surrounding the
      Incompatible with: AIL775                             In the post-Cold War political environment,           pursuit of three broad goals: national security,
      Outsourcing, contracting out and public private       students, scholars, and policy-makers have            socio-economic development, and democracy.
      partnerships (PPP) are central to the recent          been forced to rethink the content and                While these goals are multifaceted and ordinarily
      public-sector reform agenda and are routinely         theoretical conceptualisations of the discipline of   require co-ordination amongst a range of actors,
      embraced by governments in Australia and              international relations. To a considerable degree,    national leaders in the region have tended to
      elsewhere. In particular, PPPs have become a          international relations scholarship has focused on    rely on centralised and ‘statist’ means in order
      major means of delivering services and new            the political and security dimensions of the Cold     to pursue them, thereby creating numerous
      infrastructure.                                       War. This preoccupation with what was a brief         frictions with putative opponents in both the
                                                            and unusual period in global history masked the       domestic and international realms. By adopting
      This unit introduces the historical background,
                                                            importance of economic and resource-based             such an ‘inside-out’ approach, this unit seeks
      theoretical underpinnings, and critical debates
                                                            issues. These issues, along with human rights         to provide students with a more nuanced
      surrounding the use of contracting, outsourcing
                                                            and the environment, now need to be more              understanding of the ongoing struggles for
      and PPPs in the public sector. Drawing on
                                                            fully integrated into the study of world politics     political and economic power in the region.
      Australian and international examples, the unit
                                                            if we are to understand and adequately respond
      critically analyses contracting arrangements and
                                                            to the challenges created by the processes of         AIR707 Global Governance          b   x
      PPPs in relation to legitimacy and accountability,
                                                            globalisation and fragmentation.                      Trimester 2, 1 credit point
      value for money, risk and good governance.
                                                                                                                  This unit aims to further students understanding
                                                            AIR701 China and the World        b   x
      AIP776 Contemporary Perspectives on                                                                         of the politics of contemporary global
                                                            Trimester 2, 1 credit point
      European Integration b x                                                                                    governance. The first part of the unit explores
      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           China plays an increasingly important role in         international organisations within world politics.
                                                            global politics and is Australia’s biggest trading    Students will become aware of the key theories
      This unit explores the origins and development        partner. Its international relations generally        and concepts of co-operation and apply them
      of European integration, focusing on legal,           and foreign policy in particular have attracted       to international organisations such as the IMF,
      institutional, political, economic, social and        growing interest from scholars and students alike.    World Bank and the WTO. The second part of the
      historical developments in integration. It
                                                            Specifically, this unit will examine the sources      unit examines the roles of non-governmental
      examines European Union policy and governance
                                                            and nature of Chinese power, Chinese views of its     organisations in their interactions with
      through an examination of governance systems
                                                            national identity, global role and responsibility,    governments and international organisations
      of the EU and the long term objectives of
                                                            Chinese nationalism and strategic culture,            in respect to recent campaigns which seek
      European Political Union and its development
                                                            China’s major foreign relationships and regional      to address global poverty, environmental
      since the origin of the EU. It includes key issues
                                                            responses to China’s rise, as well as the impact of   degradation and human rights abuses.
      in European integration in a number of case
      studies. These include: the role of supranational     these interactions on the US, regional balance of
      instruments and institutions in forging closer        power, global political, economic and normative
      European integration; European Integration            order, energy and resources, environment, and
      and European Monetary Union; Harmonisation            Chinese domestic political economy.
      and Social Policy and European Integration and
      European Security.




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                                                                                                                                       Off campus – overseas study tour    x-OS




AIR712 Australia in the World        x                  AIR719 The United Nations and                          AIR729 Human Security in Global Politics
Trimester 3, 1 credit point                             International Law b x                                  b   x

The external and internal forces which influence        Trimester 1, 1 credit point                            Trimester 2, 1 credit point
Australia’s foreign policy decision makers are          This unit explores the potential of international      This unit aims to develop understanding of key
explored along with Australia’s multiple identities     law and the United Nations to promote                  human security issues in contemporary world
as a ‘middle power’, ‘ANZUS ally’ and as ‘part of the   international order and human welfare in               politics. Attention is given to the securitization
region’. The conceptual frameworks are applied          the twenty-first century. The unit begins by           of issues such as refugees, the environment and
to major foreign policy issues, including human         examining the idea of international law and the        health in foreign policy, with an emphasis on the
rights, the environment, trade policy and military      history of the UN. Then attention is paid to the       challenge to states’ security in the post Cold War
security.                                               main explanations of why international law can         world. The unit will examine how the state and
                                                        be said to influence state action. We then turn to     international organisations attempt to resolve
AIR717 International Conflict Analysis          b   x   some cases of UN activity to examine whether           human security crises. In particular, the unit
Trimester 1, 1 credit point                             and to what degree the UN is successful in             aims to link human security issues with public
                                                        addressing global problems. We examine the way         policy frameworks by focussing on the role of
This unit provides an overview of the field
                                                        that the UN is acting to address global problems       government, NGOs and public opinion.
of conflict analysis and resolution. The unit
                                                        such as insecurity, environmental degradation
examines the causes of interstate and intrastate
                                                        and poverty. Finally, attention is paid to the idea    AIR732 Terrorism in International
conflict, and examines a number of methods
                                                        and problems of UN reform.                             Politics x
for peaceful conflict resolution. It explores
issues such as civil conflict, secessionist conflict,                                                          Trimester 1, 1 credit point
humanitarian intervention, peace building as            AIR726 Human Rights in the International
                                                                                                               Terrorism is commonly identified as a growing
well as international efforts of mediation and          System b x                                             threat in today’s world. This unit considers
arbitration. The unit employs several theoretical       Trimester 1, 1 credit point
                                                                                                               the evolution of terrorism as an expression of
approaches and draws on a number of case                The unit investigates the emerging human rights        alienation, and as a form of political violence in
studies in order to tackle the dynamics of conflict     agendas in world politics. It identifies the ethical   the context of the modern international system.
and peace in international relations.                   foundations of human rights claims and their           It also examines the dilemmas associated with,
                                                        political interplay with the states system, non-       and limitations of, conventional responses to
AIR718 Research Project (International                  state actors and international law. It examines        terrorism and the tools of counter terrorism.
Relations) b x                                          key issues in respect to political and civil rights,
                                                                                                                The unit then examines specific types of
Trimester 1 or 2, 2 credit points                       economic and social rights, and the concept of
                                                                                                               terrorism including maritime, biological, and
                                                        ‘global citizenship’ in relation to various case
The aim of the research project in International                                                               suicide terrorism.
                                                        studies.
Relations is for students to develop skills in policy
research, and analysis through the sustained                                                                   AIR742 Theories of International Relations
exploration of one specific topic. A research           AIR728 Global Political Economy          b   x
                                                                                                               b   x
paper is a piece of original research, normally         Trimester 1, 1 credit point
                                                                                                               Trimester 2, 1 credit point
based on the use of: primary material (e.g.             The unit begins by examining a range of
newspapers, government and non-government                                                                      This unit focuses on the evolution of
                                                        theoretical approaches to international political
reports; the re-examination of previous studies;                                                               international thought in the twentieth century
                                                        economy (neo-liberalism, neo-mercantilism,
and theoretical discussion of analytical issues                                                                by concentrating on the debates and disputes
                                                        neo-Marxism), then examines the post-war
relevant to the study of International Relations).                                                             between competing intellectual perspectives
                                                        history of the world economy, and concludes
Students must have a credit or higher average in                                                               in international relations theory. The origins of
                                                        with an examination of contemporary issues
their previous coursework to enrol in this unit. It                                                            the discipline of International Relations will be
                                                        and problems such as trade, debt, class, regional
is normally to be undertaken in the last trimester                                                             analysed, and the traditional perspectives of
                                                        economies and organisations including ASEAN
of a student’s study.                                                                                          liberalism, realism, neo-realism and the English
                                                        and APEC and transnational corporations.
                                                                                                               School will be explained and critically evaluated
                                                                                                               for their contemporary relevance. Critical
                                                                                                               alternatives to the traditional perspectives will
                                                                                                               then be examined in the form of Marxism and
                                                                                                               more recent perspectives of critical theory, post-
                                                                                                               modernism, constructivism and feminism. These
                                                                                                               theoretical traditions will be examined in light
                                                                                                               of key issues in world politics – such as security,
                                                                                                               globalisation, global governance, and human
                                                                                                               rights.




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      Unit descriptions

      AIR745 International Relations of the                 AIR749 Security in the Asia-Pacific                    AIX702 Dissertation A         b   x

      Middle East x                                         Region x                                               Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 2 credit points
      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           Trimester 2, 1 credit point                            On campus option for IR students only.
      This unit will introduce students to the              The unit provides a broad overview of the              Topics that can be addressed in this unit are
      international relations of the Middle East,           security environment of the Asia-Pacific region.       restricted to areas in which staff in the relevant
      including systems of government in the region,        It examines the changes in the regional power          disciplines have expertise.
      transnational ideologies and international            structure from Cold War to post-Cold War; the rise     In preparing the dissertation the student will,
      involvement. Major themes to be explored              of China and its implications for regional security;   with the assistance of the supervisor: present a
      include globalisation and democratisation,            Sino-US relations and the Taiwan problem;              dissertation proposal; and identify a relevant set
      Islamism, Islamic notions of governance and the       Japanese security perspectives and security on         of references and prepare bibliography drawn
      Arab-Israeli conflict. The course will examine        the Korean peninsula. It also explores issues such     from a literature review.
      regime change and opposition in Iraq, the             as non-traditional security, economic security,
      growing crisis with Iran and Syria, and US foreign    terrorism and nationalism.
                                                                                                                   AIX703 Dissertation B         b   x
      policy toward the Middle East in general.
                                                                                                                   Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 2 credit points
                                                            AIR750 European Security Issues          x
                                                                                                                   On campus option for IR students only.
      AIR747 Contemporary International                     Trimester 1, 1 credit point
      Politics b x                                                                                                 Topics that can be addressed in this unit are
                                                            This unit examines the changing nature of              restricted to areas in which staff in the relevant
      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           European security from the end of World War            disciplines have expertise.
      This unit investigates key developments in            Two to today. We begin by examining the
      contemporary international politics. It introduces    development and evolution of the post-1945             In preparing the dissertation the student will,
      the main perspectives to understanding world          European security architecture: NATO, the              with the assistance of the supervisor: present a
      politics and the main elements of world politics:     Warsaw Pact, WEU, OSCE and EU. We then look at         dissertation proposal; and identify a relevant set
      the state, society of states, international law       the changes to European security following the         of references and prepare bibliography drawn
      and globalisation. The second part of the unit        end of the Cold War, paying particular attention       from a literature review.
      examines the key issues in world politics such        to the European security policies of the US,
      as security in a globalising world, the topics        Russia, Germany, France and Britain. Finally, we       ALC705 Organisational Communication:
      of human rights, humanitarian violence and            examine the security needs of the Central and          Culture, Diversity, Technology and
      environmental governance. It asks, does the           East European states as well as the Balkan states.     Change b x
      way we address these issues and the correlated                                                               Trimester 1, 1 credit point
      development and growth of contemporary                AIR790 International Relations
                                                                                                                   This unit introduces students to the main
      global governance reflect a greater concern for       Internship b                                           approaches to the study of organisational
      justice in global politics?                           Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 2 credit points                   communication from various perspectives
                                                            The purpose of the unit is to allow on campus          including critical studies, cultural studies and
      AIR748 Contemporary Security and                      students who have completed 8 credit points            postmodern theory. It will examine the nature
      Strategy b x                                          of their Master of Arts (International Relations)      and function of organisational culture and the
      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           and who are in their final trimester of study, to      role of communication in cultural change within
      This unit examines the key concepts in security:      take up a work or volunteer placement within           organisations during periods of transition,
      power, conflict and the security of the nation        a host organisation in Australia or overseas.          mergers, technological innovations and
      state. We begin by examining the causes of            The placement will assist them to gain an              globalisation. Taking a global perspective, the
      war and the evolution of strategic thought            understanding of a workplace environment               unit introduces students to the issues relevant
      from classical times to the present debate on         associated with their area of study, as well as        to the international multicultural workplace as
      the revolution of military affairs. This leads to a   undertake a specific project which makes a             well as those of power, ideology and hegemony
      discussion of alternative theoretical frameworks      meaningful contribution. The basic principle           within organisations and society. It critically
      of analysis.                                          of the internship is that it should further the        analyses how communication technologies
                                                            interests of both the students and the host            change the nature of work and organisations
      We then focus on current debates within the                                                                  from the point of view of the individual
                                                            organisation.
      field: nuclear strategy (including the deterrence                                                            and discusses the importance of member
      or defence debate arising from ballistic missile      The internship unit offers students an
                                                                                                                   involvement in the change processes.
      defence), proliferation of weapons of mass            opportunity to gain first hand work experience in
      destruction and regional conflict. We conclude by     a region or employment sector closely associated
      examining the development of grand strategy by        with topics studied at university, and to explore
      the great powers.                                     the practical applications of their academic
                                                            study. Students are expected to complete a
                                                            minimum of 50 hours of work experience in their
                                                            chosen site. The unit provides a framework for
                                                            student assessment of their knowledge, skills
                                                            and work choices in relation to the practices
                                                            and implementation of selected topics in
                                                            international relations.




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ALC706 Culture, Communication and                      ALL202 Literature and Modernity B:                      ALR718 New Activism, Communication
Globalisation: Critical Practices in/and               Literary Modernisms b g x                               and Citizenship b x
Local Cultures b x                                     Trimester 2, 1 credit point                             Trimester 2, 1 credit point
Trimester 1, 1 credit point                            This unit examines the development                      This unit engages with contemporary
This unit examines the specific roles that the         and consequences of modernism and                       developments in organisations’ communication
cultural and communication industries have             postmodernism in literature. Both movements             practice to explore links with citizenship,
played and continue to play in globalisation. It       will be addressed through the themes of ‘spaces’,       responsibility and accountability. It assesses
introduces students to some major models of            ‘making it new’ and ‘selves’. Students will study       diverse approaches to public communication
globalisation and then examines how changes in         a range of texts (including prose, poetry, and          from state, business and civil society including
the national and international regulation of trade     film) and writers such as Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot,   activism outlining core elements of ethical
have enabled and enhanced the production and           Thomas Pynchon, and Michael Cunningham.                 community consultation and corporate
distribution of cultural and communicational                                                                   citizenship. In particular it examines how
goods and services on a global scale. The              ALL755 The Other Side of the World:                     traditional and ‘new’ media ‘frame’ society and
unit complements its focus on producers and            Literature of Sadness – The Body – Mind in              construct ‘knowledge’ about it.
regulators with an examination of the ways             Crisis b x                                              The unit sets key case studies in the context
in which ‘global’ products are consumed and            Trimester 1, 1 credit point                             of some major theories of citizenship and
used at ‘local’ levels, with emphasis on instances                                                             communication, including ‘the risk society’
of ‘counter-global cultures’ and some of the           The aim of this unit is to access in literary and
                                                       other texts representations of physical and             (Beck), ‘the network society’ (Castells) and ‘the
techniques through which they have been                                                                        public sphere’ (Habermas). The unit’s assessment
created.                                               mental pain, suffering and sadness. In medical,
                                                       legal, social, psychiatric and familial contexts the    encourages students to use the case studies and
                                                       need to give expression to the extent and nature        their theoretical foundations to both broaden
ALJ724 Law Media and Communication                                                                             and deepen their understandings of social,
                                                       of pain and its attendant alienating effects is
b   x
                                                       crucial. Significantly the inexpressible qualities      cultural and political change, and to examine
Trimester 1, 1 credit point                                                                                    how those changes contribute to how we
                                                       of pain and sadness isolate its victims and cause
This unit examines the legal framework                 a breakdown between those who wish to help              understand truth, citizenship, empowerment and
regulating freelancing and specific job roles          and those who desperately require it. This unit         democracy.
in media and communication in Australia. This          will attempt to negotiate this ‘inexpressible
unit is particularly relevant to journalists, public   terrain’ by identifying successful manifestations       ALR782 Public Affairs and Opinion
relations practitioners, writers and freelancers in    of expressed pain in works of fiction as well           Formation (Online)
film/video, creative enterprise and media.             as factual narratives whether pathographies             Trimester 1, 1 credit point
                                                       or related discursive writings. The aim is not          Topics to be addressed include:
Delivered in a case study environment, this
                                                       merely to interpret these texts but rather to
unit aims to provide both a theoretical and                                                                    »   theories of public opinion formation
                                                       meet the challenge of finding a language that
practical insight into the legal rights and risks of                                                           »   structures of government in Australia
                                                       communicates, explicates and legitimises forms
communicators. The unit will focus in particular                                                               »   government policy formation processes
                                                       of illness in the eyes of both a hostile and/
on legal issues such as defamation, contempt                                                                   »   lobbying, government relations and public
                                                       or fearful society and sceptical or ill-informed
of court, contracts, copyright and intellectual                                                                    affairs activities
                                                       medical, legal and social-work practitioners.
property.                                                                                                      »   peak industry bodies and their activities
                                                       ALL779 Literary and Cultural Theory            b   x    »   NGOs and their activities – the ‘third sector’
ALL201 Literature and Modernity A: From                                                                        »   think tanks and their activities
                                                       Trimester 1, 1 credit point
Romanticism to Realism b g W x                                                                                 »   political communication
Trimester 1, 1 credit point                            Topics to be addressed in this unit include             »   the role of media in opinion formation
                                                       the principal literary and cultural theories,           »   trends in public participation in policy
This unit focuses on the literary processes of
                                                       including structuralist theory, psychoanalytical            formation
Romanticism and realism and relates them to
                                                       theories, post-structuralism, Marxist theory, new       »   trends is public concerns over risk, the
the general intellectual movements of their time.
                                                       historicism, feminism and gender studies and                environment, and political literacy
The unit will consider the varieties of expression
                                                       Postcolonialism. Students will learn how to apply       »   the ethics of influencing public opinion
within Romanticism and realism and some of
                                                       these theories to creative and critical writing,        »   comparing Australian public opinion processes
the philosophical issues raised by those literary
                                                       including (in the case of students in professional          globally.
movements. Writers studied will be selected from
                                                       and creative writing) their own creative work.
the following: Blake, Wordsworth, Keats, Bronte,
Flaubert, Dickens, Carver and McEwan.




                                                                                                                              Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 49.
      Unit descriptions

      ALW729 Writing for Communication                        ALX715 Research Project A           x                ASC101 Introduction to Sociology A
      Media b x                                               Trimester 1 or 2, 2 credit points                    b   g W x

      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                             This unit enables students to undertake a four       Trimester 1, 1 credit point
      This unit enables students to strengthen their          credit point research project over two trimesters.   The unit provides an introduction to sociology
      skills in writing, research and presenting.             It is paired with ALX716.                            and introduces students to sociological
      Students will explore the power of language and         Students will determine the content of their         concepts and theories in order to develop a
      the characteristics of effective and ineffective        Research Projects through negotiation and            sociological outlook. A main purpose of the
      writing; the relationships between written and          consultation with their supervisors. Projects        study of sociology is to trace the relationship
      spoken language; strategies for developing              may involve creative projects combined with an       of the individual to the social world. This unit
      arguments; and the requirements of a range              exegesis, or may constitute a 9000–10000 word        will take specific and familiar areas of interest
      of types of writing including reports, letters,         report which is based on primary and secondary       for the beginning student, and through them
      resumes, academic essays, summaries, media              sources. They may also draw on fieldwork             develop ways of thinking sociologically. The unit
      releases and persuasive writing.                        or other data and will involve theoretical,          will introduce students to some of the central
                                                              interpretative and analytical work.                  questions asked by sociologists regarding the
      The unit will support students in their written
                                                                                                                   nature of society as a means of introducing
      tasks in other subject areas, as well as providing
                                                                                                                   students to the sociological perspective. Topics
      them with workplace-oriented skills that will           ALX716 Research Project B           x
                                                                                                                   included are the consumer society, the sociology
      enhance their performance in professional               Trimester 1 or 2, 2 credit points
                                                                                                                   of the body and identity formation.
      fields. Students will participate in a hypothetical
                                                              This unit, paired with ALX715 Research Project
      scenario. They will be required to employ
                                                              A, enables students to undertake a 4 credit point    ASC102 Introduction to Sociology B
      different forms of writing and communication
                                                              research project over two trimesters.                b   g W x
      tools to tackle issues that arise from this scenario.
                                                              Students will determine the content of their         Trimester 2, 1 credit point
      ALW792 Theorising Creativity            b               Research Projects through negotiation and            The study of global and national inequalities is
      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                             consultation with their supervisors. Projects        possibly one of the most important areas of study
                                                              may involve creative projects combined with an       in sociology. Patterns of inequality are based
      What is the pertinence of ‘high’ theory to the          exegesis, or may constitute a 9000–10000 word
      work of imaginative production: Can we really                                                                on categories such as social class, gender, race
                                                              report which is based on primary and secondary       and ethnicity. The first section of this unit will
      separate theory from creative practice? It can be       sources. They may also draw on fieldwork
      argued, for instance, that creative works partially                                                          explore these categories as well as sociological
                                                              or other data and will involve theoretical,          explanations by major theorists in the area.
      repress and forget the theories on which they are,      interpretative and analytical work.
      paradoxically, founded. In order to grapple with                                                             The unit then moves on to and examination of
      such questions, students will be introduced to                                                               globalisation, work and global risks.
                                                              ALX720 Minor Research Project           x
      an array of theoretical models. Students will be
                                                              Trimester 1 or 2, 2 credit points                    ASC741 Conducting Qualitative Research
      asked to find original ways of using one or more
      of these frameworks in shaping both the creative        This unit enables students to undertake a 2 credit   x

      and exegetical components of their projects.            point research project on a topic of their choice    Trimester 1, 1 credit point
                                                              negotiated with their supervisor.
                                                                                                                   This unit is designed to equip students with
      ALX711 Research Project             x
                                                              Students will determine the content of their         the practical skills needed to conceptualise,
      Trimester 1 or 2, 4 credit points                       Minor Research Projects through negotiation          plan and carry out qualitative research.
      The Research Project enables students to engage         and consultation with their supervisors. Projects    Qualitative methods covered include participant
      in a piece of independent research which will           may involve creative projects combined with an       observation, unstructured interviewing (focus
      generally draw upon coursework study they have          exegesis, or may constitute a 9000–10000 word        groups, in-depth), digital/online research, mixed
      already undertaken.                                     report which is based on primary and secondary       method approaches. The benefits and limitations
                                                              sources. They may also draw on fieldwork             of various methods will be assessed. Students
      Students will determine the content of their            or other data and will involve theoretical,          will be trained in devising qualitative research
      Research Projects through negotiation and               interpretative and analytical work.                  tools and frameworks, with consideration given
      consultation with their supervisors. Projects                                                                to the ethical, cultural and gendered dimensions
      may involve creative projects combined with                                                                  of qualitative data collection. Teaching will be
      an exegesis; or may constitute an 18000–20000                                                                conducted in an online setting, with the option
      word report which is based on primary and                                                                    of participating in face-to-face workshops.
      secondary sources. They may also draw
      on fieldwork or other data and will involve
      theoretical, interpretative and analytical work.




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ASC742 Survey Research            x                   ASC745 Minor Thesis A           b   g   x              ASD705 Community Development Theory
Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 2 credit points                   and Practice B x
This unit takes a practical approach to assessing,    The thesis is a piece of original research based on    Trimester 2, 1 credit point
designing and carrying out survey research. The       the use of primary materials (e.g. questionnaire       The focus of this unit is community development
purpose and rationale for undertaking survey          responses), a re-examination or re-analysis            in practice. Students examine the sites of
research will be considered, and participants will    of previous studies, a theoretical discussion          community development, the processes through
develop practical skills in devising and applying     of a sociological (or related discipline) issue,       which community development take place
critical stages within a survey research design.      or a combination of these. The thesis should           and the skills required for effective community
                                                      demonstrate independent thought, the ability to        development work. The question of how, in
Topics covered include survey design, sampling
                                                      critically analyse material, and the use of theories   concrete terms, the energy and momentum
techniques and strategies, measuring social
                                                      and frameworks to interpret findings.                  of community development can address the
variables, administration of questionnaires and
response rates. The uses and limitations of each                                                             problems of society will be discussed. Emphasis
technique will be explored. Teaching will be          ASC746 Minor Thesis B          b    g   x              is placed on how community development skills
conducted in an online setting, with optional         Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 2 credit points                   can be articulated and developed in ways that
workshop attendance.                                                                                         facilitate the empowerment of communities
                                                      The thesis is a piece of original research based on
                                                                                                             to take control of and responsibility for their
                                                      the use of primary materials (e.g. questionnaire
                                                                                                             own development. Students will discuss such
ASC743 Analysing Qualitative Data          x          responses), a re-examination or re-analysis
                                                                                                             topics as issues in the management of change,
Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           of previous studies, a theoretical discussion
                                                                                                             the competitive environment, resourcing
                                                      of a sociological (or related discipline) issue,
This unit takes a practical approach to doing                                                                communities, developing programs and
                                                      or a combination of these. The thesis should
social research using qualitative methods.                                                                   strategies, identification of community needs,
                                                      demonstrate independent thought, the ability to
Participants will be given the opportunity                                                                   monitoring, review and evaluation and conflict
                                                      critically analyse material, and the use of theories
to use various methods for the analysis of                                                                   management.
                                                      and frameworks to interpret findings.
qualitative data.
                                                                                                             Topics to be addressed in this unit include:
It covers the following topics:                       ASD704 Community Development Theory                    » the ways in which changing environments
» rationale and applicability of qualitative social   and Practice A x                                         affect community development
  research (deductive versus inductive research)      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                            » how community organisations operate and
» a brief overview of types of qualitative            This unit aims to enable students to develop an          develop
  methods                                             understanding and critical appreciation of the         » key skills and practice issues in community
» techniques for analysis of qualitative data         theory and practice of community development.            development
» using, integrating and applying qualitative data    Students will understand the key themes,               » key activities in community development
» report writing                                      concepts, principles and theoretical foundations       » role of participation and networking in
» disseminating findings/presenting qualitative       of community development and be able to                  community development
  data for different audiences                        identify and analyse practice issues in community      » some of the key issues and dilemmas in
» reading and assessing qualitative research.         development.                                             community development practice.

ASC744 Analysis of Quantitative Data            b     Students explore the principles and theories           ASD710 Submission and Tender Writing                       x
Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           informing community development.                       Trimester 2, 1 credit point
                                                      They investigate the forms of community
The focus of this unit is on building skills and      development and some of the processes                  Topics to be examined in this unit include: the
expertise in using statistical software. In order     operating in community organisations.                  information age, principles of submission and
for students to gain practical experience, this       Community development and practice is placed           tender writing, formulations in submission
unit will be taught in a computer laboratory.         in the context of wider theoretical issues.            and tender writing, the competitive funding
Participants will learn how to describe, collate,     Debates about the nature of contemporary               environment, contractualism, steps in submission
analyse, interpret and report on secondary            society, including the role of the state and the       and tender writing. Issues, approaches and
numerical data sources using the computer             welfare state, the market and civil society, and       processes will be illustrated in case-studies.
program Statistical Package for the Social            modernity and postmodernity, set the framework
Sciences (SPPS). Students will be given the           for analysis of the tensions in community
opportunity to practice analysis techniques using     development. Positions and arguments are
real survey data.                                     discussed in relation to concrete examples and
                                                      case studies in community development.




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      Unit descriptions

      ASD711 Needs Assessment and Strategic                ASD712 Monitoring and Evaluation           x          ASD716 Humanitarian Settlement                x

      Planning x                                           Trimester 2, 1 credit point                           Trimester 2, 1 credit point
      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                          This Unit has been designed to equip students to      In the context of the increasing movement of
      This unit has been designed to extend                analyse critically the approaches and processes       refugees throughout the world, there has been
      understanding of the conceptual foundations          of monitoring and evaluation in a community           an expanding need for countries to develop
      and practical complexities of community              development context. Students will be able to         clear policies, protocols and practices for the
      profiling, Asset Based Community Development         understand the purposes, contexts and principles      effective and humane resettlement of refugees.
      (ABCD) and strategic planning. It aims to provide    of monitoring and evaluation and to successfully      This unit aims to provide the student with an
      students with an understanding of the key            complete monitoring and evaluation projects .         understanding of the concepts of refugee and
      concepts, approaches, methods, complexities                                                                refugee resettlement, the refugee experiences
                                                           This unit examines ways of thinking about and
      and issues in community profiling, ABCD                                                                    of resettlement and refugee resettlement
                                                           doing monitoring and evaluation. It discusses
      and strategic planning within a community                                                                  policies and practices. It aims to equip students
                                                           the different approaches to monitoring and
      development framework.                                                                                     to facilitate refugee resettlement and foster
                                                           evaluation, the purposes of monitoring and
                                                                                                                 autonomous action amongst refugee groups.
      Community development practitioners are              evaluation and the contexts in which monitoring
      required to assist communities to identify           and evaluation take place. It considers answers to    Topics to be addressed in this unit include:
      strengths, assets or needs and develop strategies    the questions: who, what, where, how and why?
                                                                                                                 » the concepts of refugee and refugee
      for achieving desired objectives. Thus strategic     The analyses undertaken will draw out lines of
                                                                                                                   resettlement
      planning and community profiling are central         tension and debate amongst monitoring and
                                                                                                                 » international, United Nations and Australian
      activities in community development programs.        evaluation researchers. While students consider a
                                                                                                                   policies of refugee resettlement
      However, as will be discussed in this unit, there    range of ideas about monitoring and evaluation
                                                                                                                 » what it means to be a refugee: refugee
      are a number of ways of approaching strategic        our orientation is based upon monitoring and
                                                                                                                   experiences
      planning and community profiling. Since the          evaluation in community development settings.
                                                                                                                 » refugee resettlement programs
      1980s there have been changes in ways of             Issues, approaches and processes will be
                                                                                                                 » how to facilitate refugee settlement into local
      responding to social issues and social problems in   illustrated in case studies.
                                                                                                                   communities
      general. For example, there has been a shift away                                                          » how to facilitate autonomous action and
      from the operational rationales underpinning         ASD715 Cross Cultural Communication                     independence amongst refugee groups
      the bureaucratic procedural methods of the           and Practice x                                        » refugee related trauma.
      traditional welfare state to a strong emphasis on    Trimester 3, 1 credit point
      flexible and diverse programs which are based
                                                           This unit focuses on the diversity of cultures, how   ASP202 World Religions          b   g   x
      on rigorous community profiling and strategic
                                                           difference between ethnic groups is constructed       Trimester 1, or Trimester 3 X only, 1 credit point
      planning. This unit will examine the differing
      approaches to community profiling and strategic      and how to respond appropriately to difference.       This unit introduces students to the major
      planning, theories of community needs, steps         It provides the student with an understanding of      ‘world religions’: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism,
      in undertaking a community profile or asset          the principles of cross-cultural communication        Christianity and Islam. The unit explores
      mapping exercise and a strategic plan using case-    and practice and development of cultural              these religions by looking at their historical
      studies of good and bad practices.                   competency as community development                   development, basic ideas, practices and sacred
                                                           practitioners in different cultural settings.         texts. In addition, students are introduced to a
                                                           Students will be encouraged to apply and              range of philosophical issues that arise within
                                                           analyse their experiences as case-studies.            these religious traditions, such as: karma and
                                                           Topics to be addressed in this unit include:          rebirth; the relation between self and world, and
                                                                                                                 self and God; different conceptions of God and
                                                           » the meanings of culture and how it affects
                                                                                                                 salvation or liberation; and the question of how
                                                             community development practice
                                                                                                                 to understand the phenomenon of religious
                                                           » the meanings of cultural competence
                                                                                                                 diversity.
                                                           » cultural conflict
                                                           » cross-cultural communication skills;
                                                           » cross-cultural teamwork in community
                                                             development
                                                           » building culturally competent community
                                                             partnerships
                                                           » cross-cultural negotiation and conflict
                                                             resolution.




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ASS101 Anthropology 1A: Culture and                   ASS706 Medical Anthropology           x              EXE101 Understanding Children and
Imagination g x                                       Trimester 2, 1 credit point                          Adolescents b
Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           The study of human knowledge systems in the          Trimester 1, 1 credit point
Anthropology asks the ultimate question               area of health and illness lies at the heart of      This unit, the first in a six unit major study in
for human beings: what does it mean to be             anthropology as a whole. Anthropologists seek a      education, focuses on important concepts
human? Because of this, anthropology is the           holistic understanding of what constitutes health    and theories which deepen understanding of
science that must understand both the physical        and illness in various societies, belief about the   school-aged young people. Developing such
and the metaphysical dimensions of human              workings and causes of disease, approaches           an understanding is fundamental professional
existence: how we both create and relate to           to remedies and cures, understandings of the         knowledge for teachers. The unit will enable
our environment. The subject commences with           body, the role of economic, political, spiritual     students to understand a range of theories
an examination of the foundational issues for         and other social factors in relation to the health   about commonality and diversity in human
anthropologists including the nature of human         of individuals and societies. Appreciating the       development and how these theories relate to
culture, the nature of humans as an evolved           diversity of approaches to health and illness is     learners as individuals and as groups. It will also
species, and the critical importance of human         key to the role of medical anthropologists and       enable students to explore how the development
rationality and belief. Examples of human             this branch of the discipline forms a major point    of all persons happens through culture; to
societies and cultures are drawn from Africa, Asia,   of articulation between anthropology and other       understand aspects of the relationship between
Europe, the Americas, Australia and the Pacific.      sciences.                                            education and human development and to begin
                                                      In this unit, students will learn and critique       to appreciate the professional responsibility of
ASS705 Anthropology of Poverty and                    key concepts and approaches in medical               teaching children and adolescents. Alongside
Development x                                         anthropology, as well as anthropological debates     this content focus, students will be inducted
Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           in the field, through both the study of non-         into appropriate university level study skills
                                                      western medical knowledge systems as well as         and will use of a wide variety of information
This unit addresses the subject of poverty in the                                                          and communication resources appropriate to
contemporary world, and introduces students           the study of western medicine, or biomedicine,
                                                      as a distinctive cultural system. Through detailed   beginning study at university level.
to anthropological perspectives on the cross-
cultural and local dimensions of this complex         case studies of different medical phenomena and
                                                      how humans act in relation to these phenomena,       EXE732 Social Justice and Difference                x
social and economic issue. According to the
                                                      students will examine health and healing from a      Trimester 2, 1 credit point
World Health Organization poverty can be
understood as the most powerful and dangerous         cross-cultural perspective. Fundamental concepts     Why don’t we hear much talk about social
disease in the world today. Its presence cannot       such as the division between mind and body, the      justice in education these days? As educators
be dissociated from global epidemics such as          idea of disease pathology, plural medical systems    we now deal with diverse student populations
HIV/AIDS or from violence including ethnic and        and culture-bound syndromes will be examined.        in a culturally diverse and globalised society,
racial as well as gender violence. The alleviation    Special emphasis is given to studying developing     yet there are surprisingly few opportunities for
of poverty remains the key problem for global         or third world contexts where disparities in         understanding the effects of these differences on
action and human development.                         wealth and resources impact upon health.             educational practice. This unit engages students
                                                                                                           in the theoretical and strategic debates about
In this unit, students learn about the ways           ECA310 Discovering Music A        b   g              social justice, difference and the ‘politics of
in which anthropologists analyse poverty              Trimester 1, 1 credit point                          identity’.
and how they apply this knowledge critically
towards effective remedial action in the global       This unit is designed to introduce students          The unit begins by exploring a critical incident
environment. In particular, the unit emphasizes       to practical music making and music literacy         in your experience and/or work context which
the distinctive approaches that anthropologists       skills. Students will develop and increase their     foregrounds difference, including gender,
bring to this field of study, and how these           knowledge and understanding of music theory          class, race, indigeneity, ethnicity, sexuality
perspectives both complement diverge from             and notation, aural perception skills as well as     and (dis)ability, and the intersections among
other approaches (e.g., development studies, aid      melodic and harmonic writing. Dependent on           them. Students will interpret and write
intervention, and activism).                          availability of staff, students will undertake a     about their chosen incident, starting with an
                                                      semester of practical skills in either keyboard      autobiographical narrative and moving to a more
Topics include the culture of poverty, the            or guitar. Students will also study percussion       analytical and critical mode. Having considered
history of the concept of poverty, the causes         performance using both tuned and un-tuned            a range of contemporary theories, including
of poverty and also its effects. Students will        instruments. Students will undertake a study of      feminist, postcolonial and poststructuralist, a
explore how anthropologists engage with               the elements of music and their organisation         specialised study will be undertaken to extend/
global organisations such as the WHO, the             through a repertoire of non-Western music.           deepen theoretical and practical knowledge
UN and other non-government organisations             Students at the Burwood campus will undertake        about social justice and difference in your work
committed to development and the eradication          a study of African music and culture, and those at   context, e.g. adult and workplace learning,
of poverty. The global development industry is        Geelong will study Aboriginal music and culture.     schools, universities, community centres.
examined critically as an aspect of contemporary
capitalism and world trade that has generated                                                              The unit will make extensive use of on
certain discourses such as relative deprivation,                                                           line pedagogies and materials, including
sustainable development and the Human                                                                      teleconferencing and computer conferencing.
Development Index in its attempts to understand
poverty as a global phenomenon consisting of
local and varied instances.




                                                                                                                          Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 53.
      Unit descriptions

      EXE738 Policy Studies in Global and Local               HBS109 Human Structure and Function                    HDS106 Diversity, Disability and Social
      Contexts b x                                            b   CbD   g W x                                        Exclusion b x
      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                             Trimester 1 (B, CBD, G, W, X), Trimester 2 (B, CBD),   Trimester 2, 1 credit point
                                                              Trimester 3 (X) (2010–2011), 1 credit point
      Increasingly governments use policy to steer                                                                   This is a level one unit in the People, Society and
      education and training towards national                 This interdisciplinary unit provides an overview       Disability major which may be chosen as part
      interests. At the same time, however,                   of the basic sciences of human anatomy and             of the Bachelor of Health Sciences program.
      globalisation pressures governments to respond          physiology, exploring issues of relevance to the       Students in other courses may study this unit
      in ways determined beyond national interests.           health sciences. Specific topics to be addressed       as an elective. This unit introduces students to
      This leads to significant local/global tensions. This   will include: organisation of the human body,          frameworks with which to explore the complex
      unit addresses both the wider issues of cultural        outlining anatomical terms, chemical and               and dynamic interrelationships between people
      difference in the context of globalisation and the      structural bases of cell function, body tissues        who have a disability and society. Disability as
      internationalisation of education as well as policy     including integument, homeostasis and                  part of the natural diversity of humankind, is
      issues arising from and relevant to local practices,    physiological control via neural and hormonal          examined from multiple perspectives, including
      interests and values.                                   mechanisms that maintain a constant internal           individual, family and societal. The unit examines
                                                              environment. Support and movement through              different models used in defining disability,
      The focus is on theoretical and critical
                                                              an understanding of the musculo-skeletal               in particular the medical and social models of
      perspectives towards policy, in particular the new
                                                              system, and maintenance of key systems, such as        disability. The experience of a person with a
      policy sociology, and requires students to reflect
                                                              cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary and    disability and the role of society in promoting
      on practice, theory, and current public sector
                                                              immune systems.                                        inclusion in areas such as education and
      and educational policy environments. Students
                                                                                                                     employment are also examined.
      have a range of options – to consider issues of
      doing policy work in their own workplaces, to           HBS110 Health Behaviour             b   CbD   f W x

      develop policies that focus on a relevant public        Trimester 1 (B), Trimester 2 (B, CBD, F, W, X), or     HPS111 Introduction to Psychology A
      sector educational or training issue with some          Trimester 3 (X) (2010–2011), 1 credit point            b   CbD   g W x

      practical outcomes in mind, to consider policy          Topics include:                                        Trimester 1 (B, CBD, G, W, X), Trimester 2 (X), or
      scenarios. Or students can undertake a cross                                                                   Trimester 3 (X) (2010–2011), 1 credit point
      cultural analysis of policies. All assignments          » the impact of behavioural health issues
                                                                including tobacco smoking, alcohol use and           The central theme of this unit is to introduce the
      require considerations of the equity implications                                                              different aspects of the discipline of psychology
      of policy work.                                           abuse, healthy and disordered eating, weight
                                                                management and exercise on health and                as a behavioural science. The unit begins with
                                                                chronic disease                                      a history of the evolution of psychology as a
      HBS107 Understanding Health                             » the influence of psychological and                   discipline. We explore the fundamental questions
      b   CbD   g W x
                                                                biopsychosocial factors and stress on health         that motivate the field and the major milestones
      Trimester 1, Trimester 2 (B), or Trimester 3 (X)          and health behaviour, and the efficacy of            in the development of psychology as a
      (2010–2011), 1 credit point                               cognitive approaches and coping strategies in        recognised scientific discipline. In this context, we
                                                                addressing these                                     provide an overview of the scientific method and
      This interdisciplinary unit examines the diversity
                                                              » a critical examination of the impact of the          its relevance to psychological research, and we
      of media and other images of health and
                                                                physical environment, cultural practices and         discuss ethics and other key issues that arise in
      meanings attributed to health; the complex
                                                                legal policies on health behaviours                  the process of acquiring and applying knowledge
      range of interactions that influence the health of
                                                              » the prevention, behavioural factors and              in this way. The unit then reviews the current
      individuals and populations; the determinants
                                                                management of chronic disease including              state of knowledge in the field. First, we provide
      of selected health issues in urban and rural
                                                                heart disease, diabetes and cancer.                  an overview of three theoretical approaches
      Australia, as well as in global contexts; and,
                                                                                                                     to understanding behaviour; these include
      explores a range of models and approaches
                                                                                                                     biological bases of behaviour, how we make
      and their impact on health outcomes. Topics
                                                                                                                     sense of the world and how we learn, remember,
      include: contemporary understandings of health;
                                                                                                                     process and communicate information about
      social, biological, natural environments and
                                                                                                                     ourselves and our environment. We look at the
      employment and education as determinants
                                                                                                                     influence of in-built drives and the influence of
      of health; understanding health research;
                                                                                                                     culture on our motivation to behave in certain
      indigenous health; the evolution of health
                                                                                                                     ways. This leads us into a discussion of forensic
      promotion; illicit drugs and alcohol; social
                                                                                                                     psychology and how we might understand
      exclusion and healthy ageing; mental health.
                                                                                                                     offender behaviour. We also examine the role of
                                                                                                                     stress in human behaviour and the physical and
                                                                                                                     psychological health consequences of chronic
                                                                                                                     stress. The unit provides an introduction to the
                                                                                                                     application of psychology across different fields.




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HPS121 Introduction to Psychology B                      HPS771 Research Methods in                               HPS772 Child and Adolescent
b   g W x                                                Psychology A b g W x                                     Development b g W x
Trimester 1 (X), Trimester 2 (B, G, W, X), or            Trimester 1 (X), Trimester 2 (B, G, W, X),               Trimester 2, 1 credit point
Trimester 3 (X) (2010–2011), 1 credit point              Trimester 3 (X) (2010–2011), 1 credit point
                                                                                                                  This unit addresses the study of aspects of
The central theme of this unit relates to how            This unit will introduce students to a variety           child development (cognitive, linguistic,
individuals develop and manifest the ‘higher             of parametric univariate statistics commonly             social, emotional, moral) from infancy to
order’ characteristics that allow the ‘human             used in psychology. The focus is on both a               adolescence using a variety of theoretical
animal’ to function in a complex and ever-               conceptual and analytical understanding, rather          orientations. Research evidence from various
changing world. We begin by looking at how               than strict computational problem solving. The           sources (naturalistic observation to laboratory
we – as both biological and social beings –              unit progresses from a discussion of descriptive         experiments) is presented to show how basic
develop throughout the life span and we explore          statistics and the foundation of hypothesis              information about processes of development has
the complex interaction between biological and           testing to the introduction of specific statistical      implications for the understanding of real-life
environmental influences.                                procedures such as the t-test, chi-square, analysis      problems.
                                                         of variance, correlation and regression. Concepts
The unit also presents a brief module covering
                                                         of reliability and validity on psychological             HPS773 Cognitive Psychology A                b   g   x
the basic concepts of statistical reasoning as
                                                         research methodology will also be introduced.            Trimester 1, 1 credit point
a foundation for further study in psychology.
                                                         Students will be taught to analyse data primarily
The fundamentals of descriptive and inferential                                                                   This unit presents a broad coverage of
                                                         through definitional formulae, as well as a
statistics are outlined in order to give students a                                                               theories proposed by psychologists to explain
                                                         computer-based statistical package.
clear understanding of the context of their use as                                                                the processes by which humans acquire,
well as basic skills in simple statistical calculation                                                            store, communicate, and use knowledge or
and interpretation.                                      HPS781 Research Methods in                               information; the various research methods used
                                                         Psychology B b g x                                       by psychologists to study these processes; and
We then focus more specifically on the theories          Trimester 1 (B, G, X), Trimester 2 (X), 1 credit point
and empirical research associated with                                                                            some classic experimental findings in cognitive
understanding how and why we each develop                This unit provides an advanced treatment of              psychology which are the cornerstones of the
the particular combination of psychological traits       several important techniques required for the            theories referred to above. Topics covered include
that make up our own individual personalities.           conduct of independent research. Topics include:         pattern recognition, attention, memory, text
This is followed by an overview of the nature            experimental design and the analysis of variance         comprehension, reasoning, decision-making and
and causes of distortions in personality (i.e.           (ANOVA) statistical procedure including planned          problem-solving. These topics are treated within
psychological disorders). The contributions              contrasts, simple effects, interpretation of higher      an information-processing approach to human
that the various theoretical perspectives make           order factorial designs; repeated measures and           cognition.
towards delivering treatments for psychological          mixed-mode ANOVA; non-experimental designs,
disorders is presented and evaluated.                    scale construction and surveys; sampling; data           HPS774 Introduction to Social Psychology
Subsequently, interpersonal behaviour is                 screening; and multiple regression. Students will        b   g W x

examined from the perspectives of the individual         be given experience in the design and conduct            Trimester 1, Trimester 3 (2010–2011), 1 credit point
and the group. The origins and impact of                 of psychological research, analysis of data using a
                                                         computer-based statistical package, and writing          This unit covers the main theories and research
factors such as attitudes, beliefs, conformity,
                                                         research reports using APA format.                       methods of social psychology. Topics include:
independence, prejudice and discrimination
                                                                                                                  ethical issues in social psychology; social
and social influence are considered. The
                                                                                                                  knowledge; attribution; nature and measurement
most appropriate and informative research                HPS789 Psychological Testing and                         of attitudes; changing attitudes; social influence;
programs that have been (or could be)                    Measurement (Online) x                                   group processes and decision-making; prejudice;
implemented to investigate these issues are              Trimester 1 (X), Trimester 2 (online),                   self and identity; affiliation; attraction and love;
discussed throughout. We then examine various            Trimester 3 (online) (2010–2011), 1 credit point         and prosocial behaviour.
elementary problems of psychology such as the
                                                         This unit will examine the theoretical and
mind-body problem and causality.
                                                         psychometric bases of psychological tests of
Although HPS121 is designed to build upon the            personality and intelligence. Current issues
themes covered in HPS111, the unit has been              will be studied, and the general theoretical
constructed so that students may do the two              and psychometric issues will be discussed in
units in either order, or do either unit on its own.     relation to particular tests commonly used
                                                         in psychological assessment. The ethics of
                                                         psychological testing will be introduced.




                                                                                                                                 Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 55.
      Unit descriptions

      HPS775 Behavioural Neuroscience              b   g   x   HPS784 The Social Psychology of                     HPS795 Clinical Neuroscience          b   x

      Trimester 2, Trimester 3 (X) (2010–2011), 1 credit       Relationships b g x                                 Trimester 1, 1 credit point
      point                                                    Trimester 2, 1 credit point                         This unit is designed to provide an advanced
      This unit addresses current neurophysiological           In this unit students will gain an advanced         examination of current issues, theories,
      and neuroanatomical knowledge of the                     understanding of social psychological research      methods, and applications relevant to the area
      structure and function of the central nervous            into interpersonal relationship processes.          of clinical neuroscience. This unit represents an
      system. The implications of this knowledge for           Students will learn about various topics such       extension of the principles introduced in HPS775
      our understanding of human behaviour are                 as: attachment and attitudinal processes, the       Behavioural Neuroscience to clinical disorders
      examined. Topics include neurons and neural              formation and dissolutions of relationships,        with a biological basis. Topics covered include:
      networks, methods of studying the nervous                emotion and prosocial behaviour in relationships,   neural trauma and recovery; neurodegenerative
      system, basic neuroanatomy, visual and auditory          aggression and interpersonal hostility.             disorders; psychopharmacology and the
      sensory systems, motor activity, sleep, mental           Concurrently, the unit will extend students’        principles of drug action; the biological
      disorders and learning.                                  understanding of some major approaches and          treatment of schizophrenia, depression, and
                                                               methodologies that have shaped the study of         anxiety; psychophysics and neuropsychological
      HPS782 Pathways Through Adulthood                        relationships and interpersonal processes.          assessment; theories and disorders of sensation,
      b   g   x                                                                                                    perception, and action; higher-level functions.
      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                              HPS788 Psychopathology            b   g   x

                                                               Trimester 2, 1 credit point                         HSE101 Principles of Exercise and Sport
      This unit provides an examination of the theories
      that underpin developmental psychology and               This unit will provide students with an             Science b
                                                               introduction to abnormal and clinical               Trimester 1, Trimester 3 (2010–2011), 1 credit point
      the research methods used in this area. The
      physical, social, cognitive, and personal aspects        psychology from a descriptive, theoretical, and     This unit introduces students to the historical,
      of adult development and ageing are considered,          experimental perspective. A critical examination    philosophical and sociological perspectives
      taking into account both the gains and losses            of abnormality will be presented within an          of sport and exercise science where they
      associated with ageing. Although the focus of            integrated biopsychosocial framework. Topics        will examine how and why science informs
      the unit is on normal ageing within changing             covered include a history of abnormality, an        professionals in sport, exercise and health-
      social and historical contexts, the cognitive,           integrative model of abnormality, diagnosis and     related occupations. Students will also be
      behavioural and social consequences of age-              classification, as well as an examination of the    introduced to the academic and professional
      related pathologies are also examined, and the           major groups of disorders such as anxiety, mood     disciplines of exercise physiology, motor learning,
      promotion of optimal ageing is explored.                 and psychotic disorders. Where appropriate,         biomechanics, sport and exercise psychology and
                                                               there will be a discussion and evaluation of        nutrition. This unit will also focus on the career
      HPS783 Cognitive Psychology B            b   g   x       therapeutic interventions and ethical issues        pathways and professional development of sport
      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                              pertaining to abnormal behaviour.                   and exercise scientists.
      This unit provides an advanced examination
                                                               HPS791 Personality        b   x                     HSE202 Biomechanics           b   x
      of current issues, theories and methods used
                                                               Trimester 1 (B, X), Trimester 3 (X) (2010–2011),    Trimester 2, 1 credit point
      in the area of cognitive psychology. Several
                                                               1 credit point
      questions will be addressed: how we can identify                                                             This unit introduces students to the major
      and model cognitive processes, how cognitive             This unit provides students with an opportunity     biomechanical factors involved in movement,
      change occurs, and the extent to which we                to explore a range of theoretical frameworks        with a special focus on locomotion, sports
      can produce behavioural change by effecting              used in the study of personality. It will provide   technique and injury prevention. The material is
      cognitive change. Examples will be drawn                 students with a sound knowledge of the nature       presented with an emphasis on the qualitative
      from the literature on cognitive development,            of personality theories, and the major themes,      analysis of motion and forces. The unit includes
      problem-solving, decision-making, social                 assumptions and issues involved in this area.       the examination of external forces, such as
      cognition, classroom instruction, and clinical           Students will analyse the psychoanalytic,           gravity, air resistance, and friction, and their role
      psychology. The focus will be on close analysis of       learning, phenomenological, dispositional and       in human movement. Internal forces created
      theories and the empirical evidence which bears          cognitive approaches, in order to assess their      by skeletal and muscular systems and their
      on them.                                                 practical usefulness and scientific status.         effect on the body and its movement will be
                                                                                                                   discussed. Finally, the unit will address some
                                                                                                                   practical applications in biomechanics through a
                                                                                                                   qualitative analysis of skill project.




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HSE203 Exercise Behaviour        b   g W x            HSH302 Politics, Policy and Health                     HSH702 Contemporary Health Issues and
Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           b   CbD   g W x                                        Policies* b CbD x
This unit focuses on health-related physical          Trimester 1, 1 credit point                            Trimester 1, 1 credit point
activity and exercise. It examines the                This unit assists students to analyse and appraise     * This unit is subject to review.
fundamental issue of why people exercise,             all aspects of Australian health policies and          This unit explores health from a social view and
including how exercise participation varies           processes, and the policy context for health           in doing so examines the link between policy and
according to factors such as age and gender.          promotion and human services in Australia. The         health. The unit is designed to provide insight to
The unit also considers sedentary behaviour and       unit investigates different forms of health policy     contemporary notions of health and highlight
physical inactivity, and provides an introduction     and the political process as it relates to policy      how health and wellbeing of individuals,
to theory and concepts important for                  making. It explores the impact of ideologies,          communities and society can be impacted by
understanding participation in physical activity at   politics and other major forces on policy making       social factors. Students explore notions of policy
the individual and population level.                  and the skills necessary for the community             development and procedures. Policy analysis
                                                      and groups to develop policy and advocate              skills are introduced to allow students to critically
HSE309 Behavioural Aspects of Sport and               change. It identifies the major mechanisms for         examine policies that promote health. Topics to
Exercise b x                                          implementing and evaluating health policy.             be addressed in this unit include: contemporary
Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           Students will develop skills in describing,            health from a social determinants perspective;
                                                      investigating, analysing and assessing health          the policy process; theory and policy; healthy
This unit introduces students to a range of           policy debate relating to a range of health issues
topics related to the different ways in which                                                                public policy; and policy analysis.
                                                      and population groups.
psychological, behavioural and cognitive factors
may affect individual and team performance in                                                                HSH703 Health Promotion*                 b   CbD   x
                                                      HSH701 Principles and Practice of Public               Trimester 1 or 2, 1 credit point
sport, and to the ways that sport and exercise
may impact on psychological and behavioural           Health b CbD x                                         * This unit is subject to review.
factors. The unit also provides students with         Trimester 1, 1 credit point
                                                                                                             This unit aims to provide an understanding of
practical experience in mental strategies             Through this unit, students are provided with          health promotion concepts and approaches
to enhance athletic performance. Special              an integrated overview of the ways in which            as they relate to contemporary health issues
emphasis is given to the coach/trainer’s role         different theories and disciplinary perspectives       in Australia and internationally. The unit is
in implementing these strategies. Although            have informed public health principles and             designed to assist students to: appreciate
directly related to sport performance, the unit       practices both in the past and present. The            the key developments in Australia and
would be useful to students interested in other       unit provides the foundations for a contextual         internationally that have contributed to current
performance domains.                                  understanding of the specific methods of               understandings of health, its determinants and
                                                      public health research, policy development             health promotion practice; examine the range
HSH207 Socio-Economic Status and                      and program planning and implementation.               of theoretical and practical health promotion
Health b CbD                                          Principles and Practice of Public Health is a ‘glue’   intervention frameworks; become familiar
Trimester 1, 1 credit point                           unit for the study of public health, drawing           with the information and skills required for
                                                      linkages between areas that may at first sight         the development of evidence-based health
One of the critical determinants of health in         appear quite disparate. This unit aims to provide
society is socioeconomic status (SES). This unit                                                             promotion programs; and describe and form
                                                      students with an overview of public health as          opinions on dilemmas and difficulties in health
will explore the link between SES and health from     an organised global and local effort to promote
individual and population perspectives. It will                                                              promotion practice.
                                                      and protect the health of the public. Links are
explore the way social processes interact with        drawn between the past and present to provide
health and consider the latest research on the        the foundations for a contextual understanding
                                                                                                             HSH705 Health Promotion Program
social gradient. Issues such as gender, poverty       of the specific methods of public health               Planning and Evaluation* b CbD x
and affluence, social exclusion, inequalities         practice and policy development. Students are          Trimester 2, 1 credit point
in health, and inequity will be considered            encouraged to position themselves within public        * This unit is subject to review.
against issues across the life course (access and     health debates.
expectation) as well as the role of education                                                                Topics include: overview of program planning
and information. The role of political and social     This unit will cover: history of public health and     and development (including approaches, models
institutions (including the household) in creating    lessons learned from history; concepts of equity/      and frameworks), needs assessment, vision and
supportive environments will be considered.           inequity, social epidemiology, population health,      goal setting, developing objectives, program
                                                      justice and universalism, public-private tensions,     design principles, determining content and
                                                      planning and intersectoralism, globalisation           strategies for programs, best practices, evaluation
                                                      and health and specific topics as health impact        design (including process, impact and outcome),
                                                      assessment, child public health, public health         budgeting, sustainability, approaches to the
                                                      nutrition.                                             management of programs, and an overview
                                                                                                             of some current debates regarding program
                                                                                                             planning and government policy and resource
                                                                                                             issues.




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      Unit descriptions

      HSH724 Local Action for Healthy Cities                 MAE101 Economic Principles              b    g W x         MMH230 Strategic Human Resource
      and Communities* x                                     Trimester 1 (G, W, X), Trimester 2 (B), or                 Management b g x
      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                            Trimester 3 (X), 1 credit point                            Trimester 1 (B, G), Trimester 2 (X), or Trimester 3 (X),
      * This unit is subject to review.                      This unit is about the behaviour of consumers              1 credit point

      This unit will investigate cities from an ecological   and producers and their interaction in the                 This unit introduces students to the ideas,
      public health perspective. The unit is concerned       marketplace. The study of how markets operate is           controversies and challenges involved in
      with parallel histories of the health of people and    essential to understanding any form of economic            the recruitment, application, motivation and
      their urban environments. The unit will provide        behaviour in the global arena. The tools of                general management of labour in modern work
      students with an understanding of the changing         market analysis developed in the unit provide the          organisations. The unit particularly focuses on the
      views about people, ecology, politics, cities and      foundation for an understanding of issues such             links (present or absent) between organisations’
      health, in different times and places. Topics to       as coordinating people’s needs with the world’s            overall corporate and organisational strategies
      be addressed include environments and health,          limited resources, corporate pricing strategies,           and their HR strategies, policies and practices.
      social ecology of cities, urban transformation –       monopoly power, government regulation,
      impact of globalisation on urban design and            the environment, income inequality, the                    MMH349 Industrial Relations             b   g   x

      community life, participation and empowerment,         economic relationships between countries                   Trimester 1, 1 credit point
      local expressions of grassroots advocacy around        and foreign trade.
                                                                                                                        The unit provides a general introduction to
      health and wellbeing, WHO Healthy Cities and                                                                      the study of industrial relations. The multi-
      Urban Governance, government policies and              MAF101 Fundamentals of Finance
                                                                                                                        disciplinary nature of the unit is stressed within
      programs impacting on cities and municipalities        b   g W x
                                                                                                                        an introductory systems framework. Various
      and monitoring and evaluation – social                 Trimester 1 (B), Trimester 2 (G, W, X), or                 sociological, economic, legal and other theories
      indicators.                                            Trimester 3 (X), 1 credit point                            of industrial relations are examined. Followed by
                                                             Topics to be addressed in this introductory                a consideration of conciliation and arbitration,
      HSW219 Self and Society             f   x
                                                             finance unit include: what finance is and why              the system of workplace governance that
      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                            it is important to individuals and businesses;             replaced it under the WorkChoices legislation
      This unit provides an overview of theories             basic mathematical concepts involving the time             (and its more recent revisions), collective
      about the social construction of the self. It will     value of money determining present values and              bargaining, the nature and roles of trade unions
      ground these theories in an analysis of human          future values; the nature of return and risk; risk         and employer associations, the contract of
      development across the life course in the              measurement and management; the structure                  employment, issues of equity in the workplace,
      context of the major social divisions in society.      and operation of financial institutions and                occupational health and safety, redundancy and
      The unit will examine theoretical frameworks           markets; equity markets and instruments; sources           technological change, industrial democracy, and
      for understanding how the experiences of               and types of short, medium and long-term                   industrial relations practices in selected Asian
      oppression and domination are internalized;            business finance; foreign exchange transactions;           countries.
      humanism, personal growth and alienation;              sources and types of personal finance; personal
      psychoanalytical theory, politics and the psyche;      finance topics of insurance, superannuation and            MMK265 Marketing Research
      material conditions, social practices and lived        estate planning.                                           b g W x (Online)
      experience; feminism, psychology and gendered                                                                     Trimester 1 (B, online, W, X), or
      subjectivities; postmodernism, discourse               MLC101 Business Law            b   g W x                   Trimester 2 (B, G, online, X), 1 credit point
      and subjectivity; the social construction of           Trimester 1 (B, G, W, X), or Trimester 3 (G, X),
                                                                                                                        This unit illustrates the important role of
      childhood; spirituality, ageing and diversity and      1 credit point
                                                                                                                        marketing research in strategic decision-making.
      ecopsychology, nature and the ecological self.         The unit provides a comprehensive introduction             The marketing research process will be examined
                                                             to commercial law. It covers the Australian legal          in detail including: problem identification;
      MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making                  system and the law relating to contract and                research design; questionnaire design; sampling;
      b   g W x                                              negligence.                                                data collection; data analysis; and report
      Trimester 1 (G, W, X), Trimester 2 (B), or                                                                        preparation. A range of statistical analysis
      Trimester 3 (X), 1 credit point                        MME101 Business Academic Skills                b   g       techniques will be discussed. Students will
      The unit covers: the impact of accounting;             Trimester 1 (B), Trimester 2 (B, G), or Trimester 3 (B),   gain a sound understanding of how marketing
      accounting reports; introduction of the                1 credit point                                             research benefits the marketing function of an
      accounting equation; classification; analysis                                                                     organisation. The main techniques used to gain
                                                             This unit supports students in developing
      and summarisation of transactions; accounting                                                                     information for marketing decision-making will
                                                             academic and communication skills within
      systems and internal control; the management                                                                      be examined. This unit will provide a conceptual
                                                             the broad context of business disciplines, as
      decision-making process; cost concepts for                                                                        and practical base to further studies in marketing.
                                                             well as providing opportunities for students to
      management decisions; importance of budgets            address personal communication weaknesses.
      in the decision-making process; management             It prepares students for successful study within
      of financial resources; techniques to analyse          commerce or management and is particularly
      statements; limitations; evaluating performance;       useful for students who are articulating into
      evaluating financial position.                         Deakin from post-secondary study. It is strongly
                                                             recommended for students from diverse or
                                                             international backgrounds who wish to establish
                                                             a solid foundation for successful tertiary study.




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MMK277 Marketing Management                            MPE707 International Banking and                        MPF753 Finance         b    x
b g W x (Online)                                       Finance b x                                             Trimester 1 or 2, 1 credit point
Trimester 1 (B, G, online, W, X), Trimester 2 (B, G,   Trimester 1 or 2, 1 credit point                        This unit is designed as an introduction to the
online, X) or 3 (B, online, X), 1 credit point                                                                 theoretical principles of finance and the practical
                                                       This unit will provide participants with the
This unit examines the nature of marketing             ability to identify the major issues associated         requirements of financial management within
management from a marketing planning                   with the globalisation of financial markets and         for-profit organisations. The aim of this unit is
perspective. The focus of discussion is the            to understand the functions of the international        to provide students with an understanding of
coordinated activities of the network of               financial and banking systems. Topics include           the types of financial decisions that need to be
producers of goods, services and experiences           internationalisation of banking and finance,            taken in order to create value within the firm
which seek to satisfy their customers. Emphasis        foreign exchange markets and the balance                beyond that which shareholders could create
is placed on marketing strategy formulation and        of payment accounts, international parity               on their own and in doing so ensure the long
the use of strategic marketing mix elements in         conditions, the international monetary system,          term sustainability of the firm. Students will
developing and maintaining a market orientation        exchange rate arrangements and government               develop analytical skills for making key financial
and assessing organisational performance. Such         intervention, foreign exchange derivatives,             management decisions, including simulation and
aspects of marketing as marketing research,            foreign exchange exposure and management,               real option analysis. It also includes investment,
customer behaviour, product innovation, and            international banking and global financial              financing, risk management, capital structure
marketing communication are also examined.             markets and country risk analysis and debt crisis.      and dividend decisions within the context of the
                                                                                                               Australian and International financial institutional
MMM132 Management                b   g W x             MPE711 Global Trade and Markets             b       x   frameworks. The unit will develop an ability to
Trimester 1 (B, G), Trimester 2 (B, G, W, X), or       Trimester 1 or 2, 1 credit point                        apply basic mathematics to solve real problems
Trimester 3 (B, X), 1 credit point                                                                             in finance. The principles and skills developed will
                                                       This unit presents theoretical as well as applied       be as relevant for those who are running their
The aim of this unit is to provide students            research material covering a number of issues           own small business as they are for senior finance
with a solid understanding of the intellectual         in the theory of trade and market development           managers within large companies.
foundations of the study of management. The            that are especially relevant for students of
unit will provide the opportunity to analyse how       business economics. The theme of this unit is
                                                                                                               MPK732 Marketing Management                       b   x
the solutions to management ‘problems’ have            built on traditional international trade theory
                                                                                                               Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 1 credit point
developed under different conditions throughout        such as the theory of comparative advantage
the nineteenth and twentieth century’s. The            and terms of trade. However, it also explores           The unit consists of 11 modules built around
unit also explores how management practice             interesting and relevant issues from fields of          the integrative nature of the marketing process
influences, and is influenced by, the external         the political economy of trade and emerging             and its role in achieving corporate objectives.
environment. This will involve examining how           markets to expand understanding of this                 Topics include the marketing process; the
managerial action impacts on and is shaped by          traditional theory and understand its limitations.      marketing environment; market research and
the environment, through a consideration of            It covers topics such as transitions, migrations,       information systems; segmentation; targeting
globalisation, ethics, social responsibility and the   government failure, the knowledge economy               and positioning; buyer behaviour, pricing
social and cultural context of management.             and privatisation. It emphasises a methodical           consideration and approaches; integrated
                                                       understanding of what constitutes the                   marketing communication; products and
MMM240 Organisational Behaviour                        international economic environment relevant for         new product development; distribution;
b   g W x                                              business.                                               international marketing; marketing strategy and
Trimester 1 (B, G, W, X), or Trimester 3 (B, X),                                                               planning and the implementation and control
1 credit point                                         MPE781 Economics for Managers           b       x       of marketing programs. Emphasis is placed
                                                       Trimester 1, 2 or 3, 1 credit point                     on the management decision-making process
This unit examines the processes and structures                                                                through the use of case studies. The unit not
at the individual, group, and system level which       The unit covers the policy and strategic                only introduces participants to core marketing
influence organisational behaviour. The aim is         aspects of business management and also                 concepts and techniques, but also encourages
to develop an ability to analyse and evaluate          provides a practical and pragmatic approach             the application of these within the context of the
the behaviour of people in organisations. The          to policy issues. Topics include the dynamics           participants’ work environment.
unit covers topics such as perception, values          of market behaviour, including a discussion of
and attitudes, motivation, leadership, power           different market structures and the impact of
                                                                                                               MPK736 International Marketing                   b    x
and politics, work and organisation design,            macroeconomic policies in a changing world
                                                                                                               Trimester 2, 1 credit point
organisational culture, organisational change and      economic environment on the economy in
development.                                           general and the student’s business in particular.       The purpose of this unit is to examine the key
                                                                                                               elements in the formulation and implementation
                                                                                                               of international marketing strategy. The unit
                                                                                                               analyses the stages through which the firm
                                                                                                               moves in formulating its global strategy;
                                                                                                               initial entry; local market expansion; and
                                                                                                               global rationalisation. The formulation and
                                                                                                               implementation of strategy is discussed within
                                                                                                               the context of increasing interdependence of
                                                                                                               country markets and regional market integration.




                                                                                                                               Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 59.
      Unit descriptions

      MPM703 Business Strategy and Analysis                    MPT753 Finance         x-OS                                 SBB132 Biology: Form and Function                  b   g
      b   x                                                    Trimester 3, 1 credit point                                 Trimester 2, 1 credit point
      Trimester 1 (B, X), or Trimester 3 (B), 1 credit point   MPT753 is an innovative experiential study of               This unit provides an introduction to animal
      Topics covered in this unit include the strategy         finance that focuses on sustainable investment.             and plant systems. The first topic explores the
      framework, macro-environment, industry                   The objective of this unit is to provide students           relationships between animal structures and
      analysis, strategic capability, culture, politics,       with the opportunity to engage with business,               their functions, and investigates the physiological
      business-level strategy, analysis, formulation,          within the work place and in doing so develop               processes that enable animals to adjust to
      implementation, strategic business planning and          practical and analytical finance skills by                  environmental changes. Some basic principles of
      management of strategic change.                          participating as a team member on a real work               animal behaviour will be introduced. The second
                                                               related project. The program begins with an                 topic examines the structure and functions of
      MPM735 International Business                            intensive on-campus component of study that                 plants and will include morphology and growth,
      Management b x                                           introduces the fundamental principles of finance            reproductive biology, nutrient acquisition and
      Trimester 1 (B, X), Trimester 2 (B, X), or Trimester 3   and which develops the skill set necessary to               transport, and biotechnology. While the focus is
      (X), 1 credit point                                      undertake financial analysis of investments.                on flowering plants, other plant groups and the
                                                               Students then visit companies throughout                    non-plant eukaryotes fungi and algae will be
      This unit covers the role and issues of                  regional Australia and in consultation with them            discussed.
      management in the international environment.             assist in the identification of ‘green initiatives’ that
      The principal aim is to provide participants             could assist in reducing the company’s carbon               SBC131 Principles of Chemistry             b   g
      with the requisite knowledge and skills that will        footprint. Students then return to the university           Trimester 1, or Trimester 3 (B), 1 credit point
      enable them to manage in a complex and foreign           and produce a consultancy styled report that
      business environment. The unit also provides             analyses the financial viability of the investment          This unit will introduce students to the language
      an overview of the international economic,               opportunity. This report represents the major               and basic concepts and skills of chemistry
      political, legal and cultural environments within        component of assessment for the unit.                       required for future studies in biology, biomedical
      which international businesses have to operate.                                                                      science, biotechnology, chemistry, food
      The main thrust of the unit, however, is upon                                                                        science, forensic science, materials science,
                                                               MSC120 Business Information Systems                         nanotechnology, science education and wine
      international business management strategy.              b   g W x
                                                                                                                           science. Topics include the language of chemistry,
                                                               Trimester 1 (B, G, W, X), or Trimester 3 (B, X), 1 credit   electronic structure of atoms, molecules and
      MPT735 International Business                            point                                                       bonding, chemical calculations, gases, molecular
      Management x-OS
                                                               The goals of the unit are to understand the                 interactions, solutions, energy, equilibrium, acids,
      Trimester 3, 1 credit point
                                                               importance of information systems in businesses             bases and buffers.
      This unit covers the role and issues of                  and to develop business problem-solving skills
      management in the international environment.             using information technology. Other topics                  SBF111 Fundamentals of Forensic
      The principal aim is to provide students with the        include: an overview of hardware and software               Science g
      requisite knowledge and skills that will enable          technologies; the internet and electronic                   Trimester 2, 1 credit point
      them to manage in a complex and foreign                  commerce; data communication and computer
      business environment. The unit also provides an          networking; security; problem analysis and                  This unit includes a general introduction to
      overview of the international economic, political,       critical thinking skills; current trends and future         forensic science including an overview of forensic
      legal and cultural environments within which             developments; and practical work using personal             science in Australia; principles of forensic science
      international businesses have to operate. The            computers.                                                  including Locard’s Exchange Principle, Principle
      main thrust of the unit, however, is a focus upon                                                                    of Individuality, comparative analysis, class and
      international business management strategy.                                                                          individual characteristics; overview of the forensic
                                                               SBB111 Cells and Genes            b   g
                                                                                                                           process from crime scene to court; introduction
                                                               Trimester 1, 1 credit point
                                                                                                                           to forensic analysis including chemical, biological
                                                               This unit will introduce students to the                    and physical techniques; introduction to the legal
                                                               characteristics of life. The structure and                  system including how law is developed, criminal
                                                               function of cells will be examined including                versus civil law, the laws of evidence.
                                                               cell reproduction, membrane organization, cell
                                                               communication and cell metabolism. Classical                SBS010 Laboratory Safety Induction
                                                               and molecular aspects of genetics will be                   Program b g W
                                                               examined including patterns of inheritance,                 Trimester 1 or 2, or Trimester 3 (B), 0 credit point
                                                               molecular structure of DNA, mechanisms
                                                               and control of gene expression and the basic                This zero credit point unit is a program of safety
                                                               principles of DNA technology. Genetic control of            information for students involved in scientific
                                                               development of multicellular organism will be               laboratory work and fieldwork. The program
                                                               introduced.                                                 encompasses biological and chemical hazards,
                                                                                                                           building evacuation procedures, laboratory
                                                                                                                           accident management and first aid procedures
                                                                                                                           and safety work procedures particular to
                                                                                                                           laboratory and fieldwork.




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SEE010 Safety Induction Program               g   x       security and authentication, in particular the          SIT161 Principles of Interactive Media               b

Trimester 1 or 2, 0 credit point                          role of encryption. Practicals cover the main           Trimester 1, 1 credit point
                                                          packages that are currently in use. Finally, an
This zero credit point unit is a program of safety                                                                Multimedia is one of the most rapidly developing
                                                          academic introduction of each School of IT
information for students involved in mechanical                                                                   areas in the computer industry; active and
                                                          major is presented by the appropriate stream
and electronics laboratory work. The program                                                                      effective involvement in this field demands
                                                          representative.
encompasses mechanical and electronic hazards,                                                                    a thorough foundation in both the theory
building evacuation procedures, laboratory                                                                        underlying the area, and the skills required of
accident management and first aid procedures              SIT102 Introduction to Programming                      practitioners. This unit will provide students with
                                                          b   g   x
and safety work procedures particular to                                                                          a theoretical and practical introduction to the
laboratory and fieldwork.                                 Trimester 1, or Trimester 3 (B, X), 1 credit point      field of multimedia. The unit will introduce the
                                                          This unit explores the relationship between             concepts of multimedia including its cultural and
SEP122 Physics for the Life Sciences              b   g   computer program code and the software                  social context, and the foundations of games.
Trimester 2, 1 credit point                               systems that are generated from them. Students          The unit will examine the basic requirements for
                                                          experience developing simple software in the            the creation and delivery of multimedia which
Topics addressed in this unit are: noise and                                                                      effectively combines the digital formats of text,
                                                          context of laboratory-based practicals and
hearing, the properties of nuclear radiation,                                                                     images, sounds, video and animation, with the
                                                          individual assignment tasks. They explore and
electric and magnetic fields and their effects,                                                                   added element of interactivity provided by
                                                          use a variety of data types including arrays and
light and the eye, electric currents, thermal                                                                     computer systems. It forms the theoretical basis
                                                          structures, and elementary flow control including
properties, statics and dynamics, fluid properties                                                                for subsequent practical, organisational and
                                                          function calls, alternation and iteration. They
and mechanics. Applications in biological fields                                                                  theoretical inquiry into multimedia.
                                                          examine I/O in which software interacts with
are discussed.
                                                          simple text files and users via console and GUI
                                                          components.                                             SIT191 Introduction to Statistics            g   x
SIT101 Fundamentals of Information                                                                                Trimester 1, 1 credit point
Technology b g x                                          SIT151 Game Fundamentals               b   g   x
Trimester 1, or Trimester 3 (B, X), 1 credit point                                                                The unit introduces graphical formulations of
                                                          Trimester 1, 1 credit point                             data, normal and sampling distributions, and
This unit covers four major parts: computer                                                                       the concepts of mean and standard deviation.
                                                          This unit introduces students to the
hardware, software, computer networks and                                                                         The laws of probability theory are discussed and
                                                          fundamentals of games by exploring the basic
security. In the computer hardware part, students                                                                 described by example. Statistical estimates and
                                                          concept of games and the different genres
learn how the key elements of computer                                                                            tests on population means and proportions,
                                                          of gaming and its history. It also looks at the
hardware work together: how memory, storage,                                                                      chi-square tests on distribution and association,
                                                          roles which games play in society including
input/output, computer monitors and graphics                                                                      correlation and linear regression models, and
                                                          educational, leisure, gambling and stress
systems work and how these elements interact.                                                                     the ANOVA analysis for comparing means are
                                                          management. It explores the traditional sources
In the software part of this unit, students study                                                                 covered. Computer packages and calculators
                                                          of information on gaming which are represented
fundamentals of operating systems, in particular                                                                  are used throughout the unit to minimise the
                                                          in the media such as those presented by the
why operating systems are needed and the core                                                                     computational effort.
                                                          press, radio, movies, television, art, theatre, comic
functions of the operating system. Students
                                                          books and architecture. Specifically the unit
learn about MS Windows and Unix/Linux
                                                          defines computer games and looks at the reasons
operating systems. Programming, object oriented
                                                          computer games are attractive. It explores its
technology and software development concepts
                                                          influences in terms of major innovations and
are also presented. The operating system study is
                                                          historical figures. The unit also looks at the
followed by the study of databases, applications
                                                          prebuilt content, such as games engines, and
and software reliability. Common criteria for
                                                          investigates the current state-of-the-art in
choice of operating systems, databases and
                                                          computer gaming. Finally the unit identifies
programming languages and tools for eBusiness
                                                          related fields which have input into game
implementations are presented. The computer
                                                          production – such as audio/video production –
network study concentrates on fundamentals
                                                          and looks at the importance of these as well
such as sending a file, the importance of
                                                          as for mathematics and computers games;
packets, network protocol architecture, logical
                                                          simulation and computer games, and artificial
and physical communication, the Internet and
                                                          intelligence and computer games.
its basic protocols. Students will learn about
the Internet and the role of XML within a
Web environment, and acquire basic concept
of information retrieval and search engines,
which are a must to study and work in IT these
days. The students learn about wide and local
area networks. As a basis for the development
of distributed applications, students study
client/server concepts, distributed data versus
distributed processing and web integration.
The fourth part of the study addresses security
aspects, in particular the role and placement
of firewalls and the concept of an intranet.
This is followed by the study of network

                                                                                                                                 Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 61.
      Unit descriptions

      SQA101 Ecology and the Environment                  SQE136 History of Life        b                        SQE721 Policy and Planning for
      b   g W                                             Trimester 2, 1 credit point                            Sustainable Development x
      Trimester 1, 1 credit point                         This unit introduces students to the history of life   Trimester 1, 1 credit point
      The unit presents the fundamental principles        on earth, including its development and survival       This unit focuses on the synthesis, interpretation
      of environmental management (module 1)              into the future, through our knowledge of the          and analysis of information in regards to
      and introduces the basic concepts of ecology        fossil record. Subject matter within the unit will     environmental policy at all levels of government
      and its importance in the study of biodiversity     include the origin of life on earth and its earliest   and other public or private organisations. The
      (module 2).                                         development from 4 to 3.5 billion years ago, an        need for global co-operation and action in
                                                          introduction to the science of palaeobiology,          responding to environmental issues is becoming
      The environmental management module
                                                          dating the fossil record, the age of cyanobacteria     more important. Air quality, land management,
      explores: environmental attitudes and values –
                                                          and prokaryote and the rise of the eukaryotes,         resource use and water quality are some of the
      influences on the development of environmental
                                                          the rise of animals and the age of invertebrates,      myriad of issues that can only be resolved with
      attitudes, range of environmental values and
                                                          the rise of fishes and the invasion of the land        greater understanding of local issues to enable
      philosophies, history of the environmental
                                                          by plants and animals, the rise of tetrapods and       targeted responses at the global level. Due to
      movement; socioeconomic aspects of the
                                                          the ages of dinosaurs and mammals, the age of          lack of agreement in policy aims and specific
      environment – the influence of social and
                                                          Homo, evolving biodiversity and extinctions and        objectives, it has been argued that the current
      economic structures on the environment, history
                                                          evolutionary palaeoecology.                            approaches to environmental management
      of environmental politics and law in Australia;
                                                                                                                 have not been as effective in achieving desired
      current environmental issue – case studies of
      current environmental management issues, for        SRA143 Art and Society            f                    environmental outcomes. Practitioners need to
                                                          Trimester 1, 1 credit point                            understand the process of policy development
      example, ecological sustainable development,
                                                                                                                 in order to fully realise the potential outcomes
      loss of biodiversity and freshwater management.     This unit focuses upon the history and theory
                                                                                                                 as well as to be able to input into the process to
      The ecology module addresses: population            of architecture, painting and sculpture. It
                                                                                                                 achieve sustainable outcomes. Policy objectives
      ecology – species populations as the building       considers developments of form, technique and
                                                                                                                 need to be fully cognisant of the environmental,
      blocks of biodiversity, population parameters,      iconography deriving from different cultures
                                                                                                                 political, economic and social influences that
      population growth and regulation, population        and includes: the beginnings of building in the
                                                                                                                 must be addressed if change is to occur.
      interactions, applications of population ecology,   landscape, early settlements and monuments
      impact of population loss on biodiversity;          for ritual celebration, expressions of order,
      community ecology – community characteristics,      authority and power, figurative, symbolic and
      communities as indicators of biodiversity,          abstract representation, space and sacred
      measuring diversity, community disturbance          geometry, conventions and innovations
      and homeostasis; ecosystems – trophic structure,    affecting style, canons of beauty and idealism,
      food webs, energy flow and materials cycling,       anthropomorphism, secularism and sensuality,
      human intrusion into ecosystems and threats         patterns of appropriation. It elucidates shared
      to biodiversity, application of ecological          attitudes, forms and ideas and celebrates
      principles to rehabilitate ecosystems and restore   difference.
      biodiversity.
                                                          SRA010 Safety Induction Program            f

      SQA102 The Physical Environment                     Trimester 1 or 2, 0 credit points
      b   g W                                             This zero credit point unit is a program of safety
      Trimester 2, 1 credit point                         information for students for developing and
                                                          maintaining a safety culture within the University
      The unit will be presented as a series of modules
                                                          and on building sites and other workplaces,
      which will examine interactions between
                                                          and examines occupational health and safety
      different components of planet earth – the
                                                          procedures and controls. Students are provided
      atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and
                                                          with a basic understanding of fire safety and life
      geosphere. Topics include formation and
                                                          safety principles, including site safety procedures.
      subsequent evolution of the earth; plate
                                                          Architecture and construction management
      tectonics; the lithosphere and pedosphere (soil
                                                          workshop safety and onsite operatives are
      weathering and erosion; the hydrological cycle –
                                                          covered, a basic introduction to working with
      including the world ocean, rivers, groundwater
                                                          hand tools and materials handling and hazardous
      and the cryosphere; climate and weather; global
                                                          material. The program encompasses building
      change and earth’s energy and mineral resources.
                                                          evacuation procedures, laboratory accident
      Different combinations of modules may be
                                                          management and first aid procedures and safety
      undertaken by students depending on their
                                                          work procedures particular to laboratory and
      course of study.
                                                          fieldwork.




62.
further information

Where to get more information                                         Open Days 2010
Our web site www.deakin.edu.au contains detailed information          Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds
on everything at Deakin, including:                                   Sunday 8 August
»   courses                                                           Geelong Waterfront Campus
»   unit descriptions                                                 Sunday 8 August
»   student profiles                                                  Warrnambool Campus
»   Campuses                                                          Sunday 15 August
»   facilities and services
»   applications and scholarships                                     Melbourne Campus at Burwood
»   research.                                                         Sunday 22 August
To find detailed course information, including unit descriptions,     www.deakin.edu.au/open
you can go direct to the following sites:                             Further reading
» Course search – search for Deakin’s courses online                  » Postgraduate Course Guide
  www.deakin.edu.au/courses, find the course you are                  » other postgraduate study area booklets
  looking for then click on the unit code for a full description      » Scholarships Guide
  of that unit                                                        To request a copy of any of the above publications
» Postgraduate Studies Handbook – the handbook provides a             please email enquire@deakin.edu.au or
  listing and description of all units and course structures          phone 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733).
  www.deakin.edu.au/handbook.
Course enquiries
For additional course guides and brochures or more information
about application, selection and enrolment, as well as fees and
charges, please contact:
1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733)
enquire@deakin.edu.au
www.deakin.edu.au/courses
Postgraduate information events
RACV Club, Melbourne
Tuesday 5 October 2010
Melbourne Campus at Burwood
Tuesday 12 October 2010
For more information and to register your interest to attend please
visit www.deakin.edu.au/postgrad-events or call 1300 DEGREE
(1300 334 733).
Higher degree by research enquiries
Research Services Division
Phone: +61 3 9251 7124
research-hdr@deakin.edu.au
www.deakin.edu.au/research
International student enquiries
Deakin International
deakin-international@deakin.edu.au
www.deakin.edu.au/international




                                                                                                          Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 63.
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       Subject                                                   Web site/email
       Accommodation – on campus                                 www.deakin.edu.au/studentlife/residences
                                                                 du.residence@deakin.edu.au
       Accommodation – off campus                                www.deakin.edu.au/house-me
                                                                 housing-melbourne@deakin.edu.au
                                                                 housing-geelong@deakin.edu.au
                                                                 housing-warrnambool@deakin.edu.au
       Bookshop                                                  www.dusabookshop.com.au
                                                                 dusa-bookshop@deakin.edu.au
       Course enquiries                                          www.deakin.edu.au/courses
                                                                 enquire@deakin.edu.au
       Disability services                                       www.deakin.edu.au/disability
                                                                 drcentre@deakin.edu.au
       Fees                                                      www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/fees
                                                                 enquire@deakin.edu.au
       International office                                      www.deakin.edu.au/international
                                                                 deakin-international@deakin.edu.au
       Library                                                   www.deakin.edu.au/library
                                                                 libinfo@deakin.edu.au
       Research scholarships                                     www.deakin.edu.au/scholarships
                                                                 research-scholarships@deakin.edu.au
       Student administration                                    enquire@deakin.edu.au
       Study skills, career planning, Jobshop,                   www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/services-facilities
       financial assistance, personal support,                   studentlife@deakin.edu.au
       child care, chaplaincy, medical centres,
       international student support

      For all phone enquiries please call 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733).




      A student viewing artwork in the Melbourne Campus at Burwood Art Gallery.


64.
Important dates


2010
Open Days                                             12 October
8 August                                              Postgraduate information event
Open Day at Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds             Melbourne Campus at Burwood
Open Day at Geelong Waterfront Campus                 To register visit www.deakin.edu.au/
                                                      postgrad-events.
15 August
Open Day at Warrnambool Campus                        31 October
                                                      Closing date for applications for research
22 August                                             scholarships – Australian and New Zealand
Open Day at Melbourne Campus at Burwood               citizens and Australian permanent residents.

www.deakin.edu.au/open                                15 November
                                                      Trimester 3 begins
Other events
5 October                                             23 December–3 January 2011
Postgraduate information event                        Christmas vacation
RACV Club, Melbourne
To register visit www.deakin.edu.au/
postgrad-events.




2011
Trimester 3 (2010/2011)
Teaching period ends 11 February
Examination period 17–25 February
Trimester break 28 February–6 March

Trimester 1
Teaching period 7 March–3 June
Easter holiday/intra-trimester break 22 April–1 May
Examination period 9–17 June
Trimester break 20 June–8 July

Trimester 2
Teaching period 11 July–7 October
Intra-trimester break 19–25 September
Examination period 13–21 October
Trimester break 24 October–11 November

Trimester 3 (2011/2012)
Teaching period 14 November–10 February 2012
Intra-trimester break 23 December–3 January 2012#
Examination period 16–24 February 2012
Trimester break 27 February–2 March 2012
For details, please visit www.deakin.edu.au/future-students.
# Dates unconfirmed at the time of printing.




                                                                                                     Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 65.
         POSTGRADUATE INFORMATION NIGHTS
            RACV CLUB                      MELBOURNE
            MELBOURNE                      CAMPUS AT BURWOOD

            05 OCT                         12 OCT
            5 7 PM                         5 7 PM




         GEELONG
         Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds
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         WARRNAMBOOL
         Warrnambool Campus
         Princes Highway
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         OFF CAMPUS
         Wherever you choose to study.

         For all enquiries please phone 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733).




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