Arts Foundation and Breadth subjects 2017

Arts Foundation subjects

CodeSubjectCoordinatorLevel
MULT10016 Reason Dr James Bradley 1

University Breadth subjects semester 1

CodeSubjectCoordinatorLevel
UNIB10003 An Ecological History of Humanity Dr James Bradley 1
UNIB10002 Logic, Language and Information Professor Greg Restall 1
UNIB20016 Same-Sex Desires: From God to Genes Dr Graham Willett 2

University Breadth subjects semester 2

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UNIB10013 Catastrophes as Turning Points Dr Darrin Durant 1
UNIB10005 Internet Meets Society Assoc. Professor Mike Arnold 2
UNIB20004 Technical Art History and Fraud Professor Robyn Sloggett 2
UNIB20013 Body, Mind and Medicine: A Dissection Dr James Bradley 2

Breadth Tracks

  • Ancient Civilisations

    First Year
    ANCW10001 Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia
    ANCW10002 Myth, Art and Empire: Greece and Rome

    Second Year
    ANCW20003 Egypt under the Pharaohs
    ANCW20013 Egyptian and Near Eastern Mythology
    ANCW20015 Classical Mythology

  • Ancient Egypt and the Near East

    First Year
    ANCW10001 Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia

    Second Year
    ANCW20003 Egypt under the Pharaohs
    ANCW20013 Egyptian and Near Eastern Mythology

    Third Year
    ANCW30004 Comparative Civilizations
    ANCW30011 Underworld and Afterlife

  • Ancient Greece Studies

    First Year
    ANCW10002 Myth, Art and Empire: Greece and Rome

    Second Year
    ANCW20015 Classical Mythology

    Third Year
    ANCW30016 The Age of Alexander the Great

  • Ancient Greek

    Ancient Greek involves the study of the language and literature of Greece from the Homeric until the late classical period. While the focus is initially on the Attic dialect of classical Athens, this stream also provides the skills for the study of Ancient Greek in all periods.

    Ancient Greek - entry point 1

    Overview

    This breadth track progressively develops knowledge and skills in reading Ancient Greek for students with no prior knowledge of Ancient Greek.

    Subject options

    Students can extend this subject by taking:

    Ancient Greek - entry point 3

    Overview

    This breadth track progressively develops knowledge and skills in reading Ancient Greek for students who have done VCE Ancient Greek or an approved equivalent.

    Subject options

    Students can extend this subject by taking:

    Students who have done prior study of Ancient Greek other than VCE should contact the track coordinator regarding a placement test to determine language proficiency level.

    Diploma in Languages

    Ancient Greek can also be studied from beginners level through the concurrent Diploma in Languages that students may undertake while completing any University of Melbourne Bachelor degree. For more information, please consult the Handbook Diploma in Languages Ancient Greek web page.

  • Archaeology

    First Year
    ANCW10001 Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia

    Second Year
    ANCW20013 Egyptian and Near Eastern Mythology

    Third Year
    ANCW30023 Practical Archaeology
    ANCW30004 Comparative Civilizations
    ANCW30016 The Age of Alexander the Great

  • Asia

    First Year
    ASIA10001 Language and Power in Asian Societies

    Second Year
    HIST20034 Modern Southeast Asia
    HIST20073 Town and Country in China and the West
    JAPN20005 Contemporary Japan

    Third Year
    HIST30015 The Modern Middle East
    HIST30066 Cold War Cultures in Asia
    HIST30070 Town and Country in China and the West

  • Democracy and Empire

    First Year
    HIST10010 Age of Empires

    Second Year
    ANCW20019 The Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic
    HIST20065 Rebels and Revolutionaries

    Third Year
    HIST30064 Contoversies in Australian History
    HIST30065 USA and the World: Empire of Liberty?
    ANCW30021 Imperial Rome: Mediterranean Superpower

  • Epistemology, Metaphysics and Science

    First Year
    PHIL10002 Philosophy: The Big Questions

    Second Year
    PHIL20001 Science, Reason and Reality
    PHIL20039 The Nature of Reality

    Third Year
    PHIL30016 Knowledge and Reality

  • Europe

    First Year
    HIST10007 Medieval Plague, War and Heresy
    HIST10014 The Great War 1914 to 1918

    Second Year
    HIST20034 Modern Southeast Asia
    HIST20073 Town and Country in China and the West
    JAPN20005 Contemporary Japan

    Third Year
    HIST30015 The Modern Middle East
    HIST30066 Cold War Cultures in Asia
    HIST30070 Town and Country in China and the West

  • History of Philosophy

    First Year
    PHIL10003 Philosophy: The Great Thinkers

    Second Year
    PHIL20040 Greek Philosophy
    PHIL20038 Nietzche and Critics
    PHIL20041 Phenomenology and Existentialism

  • Language, Logic and Computation

    First Year
    UNIB10002 Logic: Language and Information

    Second Year
    UNIB20005 Language and Computation
    PHIL20030 Meaning, Possibility and Paradox

    Third Year
    LING30007 Semantics

  • Latin

    Latin - entry point 1

    Overview

    This breadth track progressively develops knowledge and skills in reading Latin for students with no prior knowledge of Latin.

    Subject options

    Students can extend this subject by taking:

    Latin - entry point 3

    Overview

    This breadth track progressively develops knowledge and skills in reading Latin for students who have done VCE Latin or an approved equivalent.

    Subject options

    Students can extend this subject by taking:

    Students who have done prior study of Latin other than VCE should contact the track coordinator regarding a placement test to determine language proficiency level.

    Diploma in Languages

    Latin can also be studied from beginners level through the concurrent Diploma in Languages that students may undertake while completing any University of Melbourne Bachelor degree. For more information, please consult the Handbook Diploma in Languages Latin web page.

  • Medieval and Early Modern Studies

    First Year
    HIST10007 Medieval Plague, War and Heresy

    Second Year
    HIST20010 The First Centuries of Islam
    HIST20052 Venice: Cultures of Consumption
    HIST20072 Pirates and their Enemies

    Third Year
    HIST30006 The Renaissance in Italy
    HIST30051 Venice: Cultures of Consumption
    HPSC30034 Magic, Reason, New Worlds 1450-1750

  • Middle East and Islam

    First Year
    HIST10012 The World Since World War II

    Second Year
    HIST20010 The First Centuries of Islam
    HIST20034 Modern Southeast Asia

    Third Year
    HIST30015 The Modern Middle East

  • Roman Studies

    First Year
    ANCW10002 Myth, Art and Empire: Greece and Rome

    Second Year
    ANCW20019 The Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic
    ANCW20015 Classical Mythology

    Third Year
    ANCW30021 Imperial Rome: Mediterranean Superpower

  • Science and Its Margins

    First Year
    HPSC10002 Science and Pseudoscience

    Second Year
    HPSC20001 Darwinism: history of a very big idea
    HPSC20002 A History of Nature
    HPSC20020 God and the Natural Sciences

    Third Year
    HPSC30019 Minds and Madness

  • Science, Technology and Society

    First Year
    HPSC10002 Science and Pseudoscience
    UNIB10005 Internet Meets Society

    Second Year
    HPSC20009 Technology and Contemporary Life

    Third Year
    HPSC30023 Science and Society

  • The 20th and 21st Centuries

    First Year
    HIST10012 The World Since World War II
    HIST10014 The Great War 1914 to 1918

    Second Year
    HIST20013 The Holocaust and Genocide
    HIST20034 Modern Southeast Asia
    HIST20060 Total War: World War II
    HIST20070 Australia in the World 1914 to 2014
    HIST20071 American History from JFK to Obama
    HIST20075 Migrant Nation: Culture & Identity

    Third Year
    HIST30010 Hitler's Germany
    HIST30015 The Modern Middle East
    HIST30065 USA and the World: Empire of Liberty?
    HIST30066 Cold War Cultures in Asia

  • The United States

    Second Year
    HIST20059 American History: Revolution to WWII
    HIST20071 American History from JFK to Obama

    Third Year
    HIST30065 USA and the World: Empire of Liberty
    HIST30059 Race in America

  • Understanding Nature

    First Year
    UNIB10003 An Ecological History of Humanity

    Second Year
    HPSC20002 A History of Nature
    HPSC20001 Darwinism

    Third Year
    ANTH30009 Anthropology of Nature

  • Understanding the Development of Science

    First Year
    HPSC10001 From Plato to Einstein

    Second Year
    HPSC20015 Astronomy in World History

    Third Year
    HPSC30034 Magic, Reason, New Worlds, 1450-1750