Bachelor of Legal Studies (63S)

This course is in teach-out and is not accepting new admissions

Overview  2022

ATAR

ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

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Duration

Minimum 3 Years, up to a maximum of 7 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

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  Course rules

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students.

To apply, we invite you to consider the Bachelor of Arts (A3A) which offers a Legal Studies major (eight units) or minor (four units).

We are no longer taking applications for this degree (63S) as from Semester 2, 2019.

Continuing students in this course, refer to the archived page link above for the year you commenced. 63B is for students who commenced before 2018.

Course structure

This degree consists of a total of 24 units. Unit level requirements for the degree are:

  • Introductory level units (100 coded): 8 minimum and 10 maximum;
  • Intermediate level units (200 coded): 6 minimum and 10 maximum;
  • Advanced level units (300 coded): 6 minimum and 10 maximum;
  • And will include:
    • 1 Legal Studies Major of 8 units: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate, 4 advanced units.
    • 1 minor of 4 units
    • 4 Degree Core Knowledge units: One compulsory XBR Unit, one introductory level unit and two intermediate level units.
    • 8 Student Engagement: units which may be chosen from this or any other subject area within the University, provided they meet the unit level requirements for the degree, unit pre-requisites and quotas. Students must choose at least one introductory XBR unit.

The degree has one compulsory Major: Legal Studies.

Students are required to complete a minor in a second discipline area from the list below

Provided you have the relevant prerequisites it may be possible to study intermediate and advanced level units concurrently; or to study advanced level units before the intermediate units. This may occur when units are offered on an odd or even year rotation.

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit introduces students to the Australian legal system, and the study of law. As the foundational unit for the UTAS law degree, Introduction to Law acquaints students with the key actors, institutions and concepts underlying the Australian legal system.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This introductory level law unit provides a thematic overview of the worlds Legal Systems. The unit examines and analyses the types of legal systems that directly or indirectly impact on our lives in Australia (Public International Law, Common Law and…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

In this foundational unit you will:learn how to analyse and make cogent arguments with statute and common law; provide advice in response to legal problems; and examine why some modes of legal reasoning might be preferred to others. You will…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit develops an understanding of the broader law of private obligations by introducing students to its historical foundations and basic doctrinal elements, including aspects of contract, equity, tort, and property. The unit begins by examining what is private law,…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Choose four of the following Advanced level units (50cp)

In today's rapidly changing world, conflict is everywhere: in our personal lives, in our workplace and communities, and between nations. Most employers require job applicants to demonstrate that they have "communication and conflict management skills", particularly for team-based or management…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit will focus on the development of the international Law of the Sea as a global commons. The concepts of res communes, res nullius and sovereignty will be extended to include the Antarctic continent and its surrounding waters. The…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit examines controversial and topical issues and subjects in contemporary public international law. The unit takes an interdisciplinary perspective by examining the impact of extra-legal factors on the historical development of our contemporary legal regime for public international law…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit explores the law's role in governing the relationship between humans and non-human animals in Australia. Students will have the opportunity to discuss the broader philosophical debates surrounding animal welfare issues, including consideration of the appropriate legal status of…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Credit Points: 12.5

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This course explores the legal and policy context in which some of Australia's most challenging environmental controversies arise. It introduces students to the framework for national and international environmental regulation using a range of topical issues and case studies. In…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the Law is an interdisciplinary, seminar-style unit that examines theoretical concepts, legal principles and doctrines, and case studies relating to corporate environmental and social behaviour. The unit aims to have students critique the values and…

Credit Points: 12.5

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print and online media in Australia. We will consider both the legal and economic aspects of the regulatory regimes which apply to the media, including issues of licensing, ownership and control. Legal controls on the content of media, including those…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Who commits sex crimes? What are their profiles? What impacts do sexual crimes have upon the survivors (victims) of these offences? And what does the criminal justice system do to prevent sex crimes? These are central questions addressed by this…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This Unit examines key legal relationships arising in respect of the family and the child (with the exception of financial aspects of family law and non-married relationships (de facto) which are dealt with in LAW682 Family II - Financial Aspects…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Examines sources of family law, legal recognition of family relationships, legal obligations between family members, processes for responding to family law issues, the family law courts, principles applying to parenting and financial matters, the socio-economic context, and law reform.…

Credit Points: 12.5

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What happens to your property when you die? Succession is the law of transmission of property on death. Some of the topics we’ll be looking at include: the law relating to intestacy; the execution, revocation, alteration and republication of wills;…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit provides students with the opportunity to engage in in-depth analysis of topical ethical and legal issues in healthcare delivery. The unit is interactive and multidisciplinary in nature, drawing content from law, ethics, and medical sciences. Throughout the unit,…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Arts

Aboriginal Studies provides an enriched understanding of this continent’s cultural, social and political heritage; expanding our perspectives beyond that of our recent colonial past and into a realm of rich social, aesthetic and linguistic diversity that all Australians can value. Learn more about our Aboriginal Studies program >

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

Offers a general survey of Indigenous Australian societies and cultures from the earliest times until the mid-20th century. The unit explores some debates about aspects of Aboriginal social life before the British colonisationfor example, social and political structures, economies, religious…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Provides a detailed introduction to contemporary Aboriginal socio-economic experience across Australia from the final decades of the 20th century. Issues addressed include the extent of Aboriginal disadvantage; the experience of racism; aspects of contemporary Aboriginal cultures; child welfare, health and…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

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Credit Points: 12.5

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Provides a comprehensive exploration of Aboriginal art forms, particularly painting. Students develop an understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal creative expression in traditional and contemporary Aboriginal cultures. Apparent changes in Aboriginal creative expression are examined, including those brought about by the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces students to the study of political ideas focusing on some of the major ideological frameworks that have and continue to guide political action in the modern era. In the unit, students will consider liberal, conservative, Marxist, fascist,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

How do we learn to 'do' gender correctly? Is gender 'natural'? In this unit, you will develop a critical lens through which to understand the social forces and structures of power that shape us as gendered individuals and construct the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

What are the “stories” that Australian culture tells about itself: its people, history, and future? How is Australia understood on the international stage: what images and narratives dominate? HUM2XX explores the forces shaping contemporary Australian society and culture. And it…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Deepen your understanding of the present by exploring the ancient past and connect with the histories, literatures, and cultures of ancient Greece and Rome. When you study ancient civilisations, you free yourself from the tyranny of the present. You come to understand the ever-changing nature of human societies, as well as the deep continuities that bind humanity together. Learn more about our Ancient Civilisations program >

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit introduces you to the world of ancient Greece through the study of ancient literary texts in translation. We learn how to analyse and interpret the perspectives of ancient writers who wrote across different literary genres and time periods…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces you to the world of ancient Rome through the study of ancient literary texts in translation. We learn how to analyse and interpret the perspectives of ancient writers who wrote across different literary genres and time periods…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

War and the nature of heroism were the central subject of the ancient world's most prestigious literary genre, epic poetry. This unit explores the changing ways in which the experience of war and the character of the epic hero are…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Examines tragic and comic dramas of classical antiquity, which established the nature of western drama for later ages, including the works of Sophocles and Aeschylus, and the bawdy and irreverent Greek and Roman comedies. Particular attention will be paid to…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Taking 'erotic text' in a broad sense, this unit explores the many functions - but especially the malfunctions - of desire in ancient literature. We will read some of Ovid's Heroides, fictional verse-letters written by heroines of Greek myth to…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit explores the roles of spectacles and the spectacular in ancient Roman society through the study of literary, epigraphic, archaeological, and other heritage sources. Lecture and discussion topics include gladiatorial games, chariot races, animal hunts, military triumphs, theatrical shows,…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit examines one of the most well documented periods in classical antiquity: the last century of the Roman Republic. We view the social, cultural, and political turmoil of this era through the lenses of ancient literary sources and modern…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Religion permeated all facets of life in ancient Greece and Rome. This unit examines the religious practices of these civilizations through the study of literary, epigraphic, and archaeological sources. Lecture and discussion topics include sacred places and spaces, festivals, ritual…

Credit Points: 12.5

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In this unit we witness the birth of the Middle Ages, paying attention to the interactions between Barbarian warrior culture, Roman culture, and Christian culture. We examine the Franks, Anglo-Saxons, Huns, Vandals, Goths, Vikings, and other medieval peoples. Barbarians moved…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit builds on the study of the ancient Latin language undertaken in HTL101 and HTL102. In it, students will complete the JACT Reading Latin textbook, including the passages of unadapted poetry and prose (Catullus, Cicero, Virgil, Horace).…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The study of ancient Greek is traditionally one of the core disciplines in the humanities. This is the language in which the fundamentals of western thought were argued out, in the sciences, philosophy and medicine, as well as in literature in the broadest sense. Students gain from the careful study of ancient texts a better understanding of the contemporary world, and analytical and linguistic skills, which are extremely valuable in a range of professions and pursuits. What the Greek curriculum offers is a rigorous intellectual training that can be put to use in any field. To this end we train students in the skills needed to read a range of ancient texts, and to be alert to cultural and linguistic nuance.

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit provides an introduction to Classical Greek, the language in which were laid down the foundations of western drama, philosophy and more. Intended for students who have no previous knowledge of the language, the unit is designed to provide…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit builds on the work undertaken in HTG101 and enables students to proceed to further studies in Greek. The unit is designed to continue a rapid survey of the Greek language sufficient to enable students to read selected passages…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

This unit consists of a study of selected Ancient Greek texts. Selections in previous semesters have included Homer, Plato, the Attic tragedians, Aristophanes and Plutarch.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit consists of a study of selected Ancient Greek texts. Selections in previous semesters have included Homer, Plato, the Attic tragedians, Aristophanes and Plutarch. In this semester, we will first read Euripides Hecuba, one of several startling and disturbing…

Credit Points: 12.5

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No other Philosophy program across Australia affords you the opportunity to explore Asian Philosophy with this breadth and depth. In addition, the program offers an overseas study unit taught across the summer to serve as its capstone. This unit has enrolment limits because of our agreement with the Central University for Tibetan Studies, so it will still be possible to complete the minor even if you cannot journey to India.

 
Complete two of the following units at Introductory level (25cp), with at least one of these units being chosen from HPH101, HPH102 and HMA101

This unit introduces many of the major topics in ethics and political philosophy, and through an examination of past and current texts gives students a philosophical perspective on the contemporary social world. The unit explores foundational questions about ethics (What…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Philosophy 2: Mind and Metaphysics explores key philosophical questions about human identity and our place in nature. Through an examination of historical and contemporary philosophical texts, from Western and Eastern traditions, the unit explores the nature of persons and the…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This is an introductory class and all students are welcome (so please do not be concerned if you have no previous knowledge or experience with Asia). The aim of this unit is to give you a very broad and general…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Japanese. This unit has an emphasis on the interactive use of the Japanese language. It develops competence in basic spoken and written Japanese. The unit also…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Japanese. This unit has an emphasis on the interactive use of the Japanese language. It develops competence in basic spoken and written Japanese. The unit also…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Intermediate level: Complete two of the following units (25cp)

Introduces students to the principal traditions of Buddhist philosophy. The unit begins with an examination of the discourses of the Buddha in the Pali tradition and an examination of the common core of all Buddhist philosophical schools. It then studies…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit will discuss the doctrines and concepts central to two different, but related traditions: Zen Buddhism and Taoism. It will examine the historical rise and development of these traditions through a critical study of the classics of Bodhidharma, Lao…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

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What do soap, umbrellas, wheelbarrows, paper, silk, and PlayStation have in common? They were all invented in Asia – home to some of the world's most ancient, modern, and influential civilisations. Asia is important: strategically, culturally, economically, and politically. Most of the world's main religions began here. And now it is the region strongly shaping the 21st century. Learn more about our Asian Studies program >

Complete the following Introductory level unit (12.5cp)

This is an introductory class and all students are welcome (so please do not be concerned if you have no previous knowledge or experience with Asia). The aim of this unit is to give you a very broad and general…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
PLUS one of the following Introductory level units (12.5cp)

This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Japanese. This unit has an emphasis on the interactive use of the Japanese language. It develops competence in basic spoken and written Japanese. The unit also…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Chinese. This introductory unit is for anyone who is interested in the Chinese language and/or has the need to learn Chinese for business or academic purposes.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is an introductory unit for students with no prior knowledge of Indonesian. This unit will provide students with the skills to communicate and interact with Indonesian people on a range of topics, to find their way around in Indonesia,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Become better prepared to deal with the variety of culturally challenging situations you will encounter in whichever part of the world you live and work. Develop an appreciation of the personal and professional benefits which come from being more culturally…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Japanese. This unit has an emphasis on the interactive use of the Japanese language. It develops competence in basic spoken and written Japanese. The unit also…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This is an introductory unit for students with no prior knowledge of Indonesian. This unit will provide students with the skills to communicate and interact with Indonesian people on a range of topics, to find their way around in Indonesia,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Chinese. This introductory unit is for anyone who is interested in the Chinese language and/or has the need to learn Chinese for business or academic purposes.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Complete the following Intermediate level unit (12.5cp)

What does it mean to 'study Asia'? And how might we go about it? What are the important academic debates which shape our understanding of Asia today?In this unit, you will learn how to closely read and critically analyse some…

Credit Points: 12.5

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PLUS one of the following Intermediate level units (12.5cp)

This unit offers an introduction to the most important themes and issues in the international relations of China. Students will gain a basic understanding of how the major frameworks of international relations interpret the rise of China as a global…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is an introduction to contemporary China. The aim of this unit is to enable students to understand and critically analyse domestic and international current events and core topics related to China, which may include politics, the economy, international…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit aims to deconstruct the monolithic perception of Japanese culture and to understand Japan in terms of its relationship to its near and more distant neighbours through Asia and the Pacific. Incorporating the approach of queer studies which places…

Credit Points: 12.5

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The units in the Australian History minor are about the Australian people and their history. From the Aboriginal past in deep time to convicts and British colonisation, the creation of a nation in 1901, world wars, and expanding citizenship in the late twentieth century, units in this minor examine a history constantly in flux. This suite of units are central to understanding Australia’s place in the world because they examine Australia’s global connections past and present: with Asia, British and other European empires, and with Pacific neighbours. They explore Australia’s defensiveness as well as openness through time, and moments of conflict as well as political, economic, and cultural achievements. The minor demonstrates how historians interpret the past using a wide range of evidence and approaches in order to comprehend change over time. Students may study the nation’s built heritage, of which half is located in Tasmania. The Australian History minor is particularly helpful for students because it provides strong pathways to careers in teaching and public service and is aligned to the National History Curriculum

Please note, if you choose this minor you will enrol in 25cp of Degree Core Knowledge units at introductory level in your first year of study and begin your minor in your second year.  
 
Complete two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

In this unit we explore the multitude of forces that have shaped the continent’s history from ancient times through to the present. We consider the extent to which Australia, and particularly Tasmania, has been moulded by factors such as violence,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

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Complete two of the following Advanced level units (25cp)

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Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit examines Australia's historical and political connections within the Pacific world. Taking an 'oceans connect' approach to world history the unit considers Australia within the dynamic regional spheres of the southwestern Pacific and trans-Tasman worlds, as well as the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit will challenge your perceptions of how heritage is manufactured. You will explore, analyse, and debate local and national issues within a global frame. Through critically reflecting on how heritage is ‘made’ by historians, archaeologists, Indigenous peoples, museums, politicians,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The requirement for the accredited undergraduate sequence is completion of an accredited Psychology major (8 core units) and a minor in Behavioural Science (4 units).

Complete the following two units at introductory level (25cp)

This unit provides an introduction to major areas in psychology and to basic techniques for psychological investigations. The online material covered includes the historical context of psychology, research ethics, lifespan development, abnormal psychology and learning. Students are required to undertake…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

KHA112 Psychology B provides a further introduction to major areas in Psychology and to basic techniques for psychological investigations. Online material covered includesresearch methods, intelligence, social psychology and cross-cultural psychology. Students are required to undertake additional reading to extend their…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Complete the following two units at Intermediate level (25cp)

How do humans perceive the world around them, learn, and make decisions? Under what conditions do we do these things well? When and why do things go a bit “pear-shaped”? How can we be better?This unit introduces the study of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides intermediate level coverage of two core areas: behavioural neuroscience and neuropsychology. Lectures in behavioural neuroscience extend and enlarge upon introductory lectures on the biological basis of behaviour in humans. Lectures in neuropsychology will cover major neuropsychological disorders…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Chinese is the most-spoken language in the world and is the fastest growing choice for language study. Learning the language gives you the opportunity to expand your horizon to the East. It is also the perfect chance to challenge yourself and reach a new level of satisfaction in your life. Learn more about our Chinese program >

Complete one of the following units at Introductory level (12.5cp)

This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Chinese. This introductory unit is for anyone who is interested in the Chinese language and/or has the need to learn Chinese for business or academic purposes.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Chinese. This introductory unit is for anyone who is interested in the Chinese language and/or has the need to learn Chinese for business or academic purposes.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Complete the following unit at Introductory level (12.5cp)

Building on the foundation skills taught in HMC101/XBR119, HMC102 further develops competence in beginners spoken and written Chinese (simplified characters). The focus is to improve speaking and listening, reading and writing skills.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

HMC219 is designed to further develop competence in intermediate spoken and written Chinese (simplified characters). The unit builds on students’ study in HMC101 and HMC102. It introduces new grammar and vocabulary as well as examples of real-world language use to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

HMC220 is designed to further develop students’ skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening of Chinese language from the foundation of HMC101/2 Chinese 1A and 1B and following on in sequence from HMC219 Chinese 2A. The focus is to expand…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Begin your journey towards improving the wellbeing of family, community, and all Australians. Explore the exciting global developments in the field of creative arts and health, and learn how to evaluate creative arts interventions in a range of community settings. Be an advocate of the benefits arts bring to public health, or part of the growing international movement toward non-pharmaceutical interventions for chronic health conditions. Explore your own creativity and the intersect of arts and community engagement.

The minor is of direct relevance to those working in various health and community care sectors and for students in the creative arts developing a portfolio career embracing arts in community and health sectors, or planning to undertake postgraduate study in creative arts therapies. 

Introductory units
Complete 25 credit points of Introductory units.

Practical interventions employing arts-based activities, including music, theatre, dance and visual arts, are increasingly being employed nationally and internationally to improve mood and well-being, physical activity and cognitive processing for people with dementia. Arts-based programs have also been shown to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide an introduction to existing evidence-based research on the benefits of engagement with the arts in ageing, and strategies to mitigate risk factors for dementia employing creativity. The unit offers opportunities for students to undertake creative tasks…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
 
Intermediate units
Complete 25 credit points of Intermediate units.

This unit extends your understanding of the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, interpersonal, social and environmental dimensions of health and wellness. The content focuses on critical aspects of social and emotional wellbeing (SEW) to ensure you can successfully promote SEW in a…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Statistics generally indicate significant disparities between the health and well-being of Indigenous people and the broader non-Indigenous population in Australia. This unit explores reasons for this situation, including a 'social determinants' approach examining socio-economic, cultural and political factors impacting upon…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This second-year unit Working with Communities will give students in a range of conceptual and practical tools to understand the complex idea of community and skills to work effectively with diverse communities in their professional practice. The focus is on…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The English program’s Creative Writing minor introduces you to the steps involved in producing polished works of fiction and creative non-fiction: generating ideas through writing exercises, improving work through redrafting, and refining work through copy-editing. You will identify aspects of writing craft that are especially relevant to your own creative practice, and how to submit works of fiction and creative non-fiction for publication. 

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit provides students with the opportunity to explore fiction writing both through their own practice and through the analysis of published works. Topics for study will include such foundational aspects of writing craft as narrative scope and structure, point…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

English Writing introduces students to, and consolidates their knowledge of, theconventions of English grammar and composition. The unit focuses on fashioningthe skills required of an academic writer. The unit covers:• the processes and mechanics of academic writing;• grammar, syntax, voice,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Complete two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

This unit prepares student writers to submit their works of fiction and creative non-fiction for publication. Lectures will focus on publishing outlets and opportunities, conditions in the contemporary publishing industry, publishers'expectations, layout, copy-editing and editorial polish. An assessment task, the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

How much of a tale is in the telling? This unit introduces concepts, terms and skills used in the analysis of literary narrative, and applies them to texts drawn from a wide range of genres, periods and nations. The unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit gives students the opportunity to build skills essential to crafting and communicating effective arguments. Every academic discipline values the ability to articulate a clear argument and to support it with logical reasons and persuasive evidence. Achieving the learning…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Criminology is the study of crime, criminality and criminal justice systems, focussing on criminalisation as a process, the causes of crime, the social context of offending, crime prevention, systems of social control, and the punishment and rehabilitation of offenders. Learn more about our Criminology program >

Choose one of the following two pairs of Introductory level units (25cp)
Any two of:

In today’s information-rich world it is essential to be able to interpret and critically evaluate empirical and popular reports of psychological research, as well as research findings more broadly. We need to be able to recognise the characteristics of valid…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Brain and Behaviour provides an introduction to key topics in psychology with an emphasis on their biological basis. Topics include biological psychology, sensation and perception, learning, motivation, emotion, human development, language, and states of consciousness. Key theories and related research…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Human behaviour is not universal. Why do individuals behave the way they do? Lecture content will introduce and explore theoretical descriptions of individual differences such as personality and intelligence that can impact behaviour in a variety of contexts, as well…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

How do humans perceive the world around them, learn, and make decisions? Under what conditions do we do these things well? When and why do things go a bit “pear-shaped”? How can we be better? This unit introduces the study…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR both of:

This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR both of:

This unit introduces students to the Australian legal system, and the study of law. As the foundational unit for the UTAS law degree, Introduction to Law acquaints students with the key actors, institutions and concepts underlying the Australian legal system.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This introductory level law unit provides a thematic overview of the worlds Legal Systems. The unit examines and analyses the types of legal systems that directly or indirectly impact on our lives in Australia (Public International Law, Common Law and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR both of:

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR both of:

This unit provides students with an understanding of the contemporary nature of policing. Students will learn about the histories, governance, theories, and processes involved in policing work. It is recommended for those interested in pursuing a career in the police…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR both of:

This unit provides students with an understanding of the the complex contexts of diversity that can inform policing practice in productive and unproductive ways. This unit follows on from HSP108 What is Policing. It provides knowledge around contemporary ways of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

In this unit you will focus on sociological approaches to crime and the criminal justice system with the objective of understanding research and debates about: (i) the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections); (ii) patterns of crime (measuring crime victims…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit offers a broad overview of the major theories and approaches to the study of crime and deviance. It provides a survey of diverse and competing interpretations of criminal and deviant acts, the situations and contexts within which crime…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This minor introduces you to some of the key competencies and skills which would apply to any field of endeavour you choose to study. In addition, an introduction to some of the theoretical aspects and evidence-based practice which are important to the field of teaching are prominent in these offerings.

Complete two of the following Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit introduces you to educational psychology and the theories of learning, relating them to contemporary teaching practices. As a result of studying this unit, you will understand why contemporary teaching practice is focused on learning rather than just educational…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit offers an introduction to curriculum frameworks and the associated range of pedagogies involved in teaching and learning. Curriculum documents are not value-neutral; they are constructed by people who have particular viewpoints, perspectives and ideologies about education and schooling,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this unit you will learn about Music and the Visual Arts as key areas of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the Australian Curriculum: The Arts. You will become familiar with the research that supports the practice of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Complete two of the following units (25cp)

This unit extends your understanding of the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, interpersonal, social and environmental dimensions of health and wellness. The content focuses on critical aspects of social and emotional wellbeing (SEW) to ensure you can successfully promote SEW in a…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit considers the knowledge and skills required to facilitate engaging learning environments within applied learning settings. It will examine the theoretical underpinnings of learner and teacher engagement in a range of contexts, including face to face and online, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

ESH260 will provide you with the knowledge and skills to teach the new learning area of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) to children in the Early Childhood and Primary years. In Module 1 we examine the sub-strand of History and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Our program introduces you to the world of writing in English. We explore what it means to be human by reading some of the best and most loved books and stories of the ages, and we foster the skills that will help you become the best critic and writer you can. Learn more about our English program >

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

How do short stories, poems, plays, novels and films generate meaning? This unit explores some of the strategies we can use to understand literary texts. It introduces students to the work of close reading, critical thinking, and academic writing. Students…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Why are certain texts regarded as classics within the English literary canon and how do we encounter them today? This unit considers the importance of tradition to the ways we value, understand and circulate popular and literary texts. Students who…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
Launceston5 Week Session Nov

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

How much of a tale is in the telling? This unit introduces concepts, terms and skills used in the analysis of literary narrative, and applies them to texts drawn from a wide range of genres, periods and nations. The unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit considers the 19th-century fascination with narratives of scandal, transgression, criminality, and irrationality, referred to as narratives of “sensation”. The unit may cover genres like the gothic, colonial adventure fiction, detective fiction, and the “sensation novel”, and the appearance…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Are you an aspiring teacher, librarian, writer or publishing professional? Or are you just fascinated by writing for young people? This unit explores the diverse and challenging world of writing for children and young adults. Through a variety of genres—such…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit offers students the opportunity to think critically about some of the most popular texts in Western culture. What makes a bestseller? What are the defining features of major popular genres and how have they changed over time? What…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Are you an aspiring teacher, librarian, writer or publishing professional? Or are you just fascinated by writing for young people? This unit explores the diverse and challenging world of writing for children and young adults. Through a variety of genres—such…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

To produce successful fiction, a writer needs not only to have great ideas but also to have the skill to bring those ideas alive on the page. In this unit, students are encouraged to work on their capacity for imagination…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Examines tragic and comic dramas of classical antiquity, which established the nature of western drama for later ages, including the works of Sophocles and Aeschylus, and the bawdy and irreverent Greek and Roman comedies. Particular attention will be paid to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

What are the “stories” that Australian culture tells about itself: its people, history, and future? How is Australia understood on the international stage: what images and narratives dominate? HUM2XX explores the forces shaping contemporary Australian society and culture. And it…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Forensic studies is an interdisciplinary field. This minor explores the role of forensic science in society from a range of disciplinary perspectives such as: sociology, science, criminology, law, medicine, psychology, media studies and police studies. The minor is relevant particularly to students interested in the workings of the criminal justice system, especially policing and the courts.

Complete one of the following unit pairs at Introductory level (25cp)

Brain and Behaviour provides an introduction to key topics in psychology with an emphasis on their biological basis. Topics include biological psychology, sensation and perception, learning, motivation, emotion, human development, language, and states of consciousness. Key theories and related research…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Human behaviour is not universal. Why do individuals behave the way they do? Lecture content will introduce and explore theoretical descriptions of individual differences such as personality and intelligence that can impact behaviour in a variety of contexts, as well…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

or 

This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

or 

This introductory level law unit provides a thematic overview of the worlds Legal Systems. The unit examines and analyses the types of legal systems that directly or indirectly impact on our lives in Australia (Public International Law, Common Law and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces students to the Australian legal system, and the study of law. As the foundational unit for the UTAS law degree, Introduction to Law acquaints students with the key actors, institutions and concepts underlying the Australian legal system.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

or

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

or

In today’s information-rich world it is essential to be able to interpret and critically evaluate empirical and popular reports of psychological research, as well as research findings more broadly. We need to be able to recognise the characteristics of valid…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

How do humans perceive the world around them, learn, and make decisions? Under what conditions do we do these things well? When and why do things go a bit “pear-shaped”? How can we be better? This unit introduces the study…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

or

This unit provides students with an understanding of the contemporary nature of policing. Students will learn about the histories, governance, theories, and processes involved in policing work. It is recommended for those interested in pursuing a career in the police…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of the the complex contexts of diversity that can inform policing practice in productive and unproductive ways. This unit follows on from HSP108 What is Policing. It provides knowledge around contemporary ways of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

This unit provides an introduction to the emerging field of ‘forensic studies’. While forensic science usually refers to technical and vocational expertise, forensic studies explores the ‘forensic sciences’ as a social phenomenon. Forensic science has captured the public imagination in…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Forensic science is becoming an integral component of the criminal justice system. However, the role of forensic science in the criminal justice system is only now beginning to emerge as an area of research interest among criminologists.This unit provides a…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

French is a major commercial and scientific language used across the European Union, spoken all over the world, and widely used in international relations and diplomacy, journalism and media, science and technology, the creative arts, and tourism. Learn more about our French program >

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of French. The unit places its main stress on the development of a sound basic knowledge of the structure of the language and on practice in the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Places its main stress on the development of a sound basic knowledge of the structure of the language and on practice in the four basic language skills bringing students to a degree of linguistic competence equivalent to level A2 of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

Is an advanced post-TCE course which places its main emphasis on the development of a sound command of the four language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Is an advanced post-TCE course which places its main emphasis on the development of a sound command of the four language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Gender Studies wrestles with questions of gender and power, as well as changing understandings of human bodies and human sexuality. It is an exploration of the meaning and impact of gender and sexual difference upon all aspects of our lives. Learn more about our Gender Studies program >

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

How do assumptions about gender influence our understanding of what it means to be a human being? In this unit we explore a variety of different ways that human beings have been imagined and thought about across time in western…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Gender & World explores the shape(s) and impact(s) of gendered assumptions on human interactions in diverse areas of the world and in different historical periods. This unit focuses on how people have acted and do act on the basis of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

X…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

What does masculinity mean, and why does it exist in so many different forms? In this unit we explore the meaning and manifestations of a variety of different masculinities. We query the cultural expectations regarding masculinity that accompany boyhood, adolescence,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Feminist philosophy, psychoanalysis, existential phenomenology and queer theory have raised stimulating questions about the body. This unit examines how the body is theorised, how it interacts with questions of culture and class, and explores the implications of our understanding of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The body is normally understood as exclusively biological, but it is also subject to competing social forces. For example, our bodies allow us to comprehend the world. It is also the site through which others come to identify and classify…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

People are different, and one of the most important ways in which we differ is by gender. Gendered bodies are legally and socially regulated in different and, at times, unjust ways. This unit assesses these forms of regulation from the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

German language skills are an asset in many careers across tourism, international relations, business, interpreting and translation, teaching and the sciences. Whether you have some understanding of the language or are just starting out, we have a range of exciting units for you. Learn more about our German program >

Choose one of the following two Introductory level units (12.5cp)

This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of German. While a key goal of this unit is the acquisition of communication skills in German, the unit centres on the study of the lives, interests…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
AND complete the following Introductory level units (12.5cp)

This is the continuation of HEG101 German 1A. It is an intensive beginners' unit, which in conjunction with HEG101 aims to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to the main structures of the German language. During the four contact hours…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

This is an intermediate unit for students with prior knowledge of German, the continuation of HEG102 Introduction to German 1B. This second-year language unit broadens students' German language competency. The four language skills are stressed and further training is provided…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is an intermediate unit for students with prior knowledge of German, the continuation of HEG207 German 2A. This second-year language unit broadens students' German language competency. The four language skills are stressed and further training is provided in reading…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The minor in Health and Social Policy draws together expertise from the disciplines of Sociology and Politics and Policy in the School of Social Sciences to provide you with the expertise to work in health related social policy. The sociology of Health is one of the most popular electives in Sociology and many Sociology honours graduates go on to work in health policy. The minor includes units that are specifically focused on policy issues, and others that deal with health as a social issue in more detail.

Please note, if you choose this minor you will enrol in 12.5cp of Degree Core Knowledge units at introductory level in your first year of study, as this minor only includes one unit at introductory level.
 
Choose two of the following Introductory level units (12.5cp)

This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

HGA138: Society Culture and Health explores the ways in which social and cultural factors and power relations shape the distribution of health and illness and experiences of health and illness in contemporary Australia. The unit will help you to develop…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (November)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (12.5cp)

The body is normally understood as exclusively biological, but it is also subject to competing social forces. For example, our bodies allow us to comprehend the world. It is also the site through which others come to identify and classify…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores broad ranging and contemporary aspects of Australian politics and policy, including democratic principles and Australian institutions, values and Australian culture, the Australian electoral system and campaigns, forms of political representation and the role of lobby groups, the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit applies a critical sociological perspective to health, illness and medicine. Each year the unit will use topical examples to explore expert and public knowledges about health and illness, the social distribution and patterning of health and illness, inequalities…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

History helps us to understand ourselves, and those around us in our community, region, country, and the world. Above all, historical knowledge is a vital component of cultural literacy and equips you to be global citizen. Studying History involves more than the study of places and periods. Develop both broad and detailed understanding of multiple historical contexts as well as fundamental and transferrable skills in historical analysis, historical research, and communication covering multiple themes, geographies, and chronologies. Learn more about our History program >

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

Spanning over four centuries, from the Italian Renaissance in the late Middle Ages to the French Revolution in 1789, this unit explores the history of Early Modern Europe, a crucial period in shaping both Europe and the world we live…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores the first wave of globalisation that occurred in the long nineteenth century, between the Age of Revolution and the First World War. We explore how the world was transformed by the spread of industrialisation, nationalism, capitalism, imperialism,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

In this unit we explore the multitude of forces that have shaped the continent’s history from ancient times through to the present. We consider the extent to which Australia, and particularly Tasmania, has been moulded by factors such as violence,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

From the First World War to the fall of Nazi Germany in 1945, this unit explores European history in the tumultuous period 1914-1945. This was an age convulsed by total war, nationalism, revolution, totalitarianism, political violence and genocide. Democracy increasingly…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines the creation of the United States of America by focusing on two significant conflicts. We begin by studying the origins and outcomes of the eighteenth century American War of Independence - an event that was both a…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this unit we witness the birth of the Middle Ages, paying attention to the interactions between Barbarian warrior culture, Roman culture, and Christian culture. We examine the Franks, Anglo-Saxons, Huns, Vandals, Goths, Vikings, and other medieval peoples. Barbarians moved…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Archaeology reveals a unique vision of our convict past. This unit explores the relics ofTasmanian convicts deposited by those 76,000 men, women and children transported asBritish felons over the 19th century. As part of this course, you will participate in…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Job and research opportunities abound for Australians who know the country and language well. The Indonesian program will help you to develop a deep understanding of not only the language, but the society and culture behind it. Learn more about our Indonesian program >

Choose one of the following Introductory level units (12.5cp)

This is an introductory unit for students with no prior knowledge of Indonesian. This unit will provide students with the skills to communicate and interact with Indonesian people on a range of topics, to find their way around in Indonesia,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is an introductory unit for students with no prior knowledge of Indonesian. This unit will provide students with the skills to communicate and interact with Indonesian people on a range of topics, to find their way around in Indonesia,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
AND complete the following Introductory level unit (12.5cp)

This introductory unit builds on HMN101. It is suitable for students who have some prior Indonesian language learning. The main aim is to provide you with the vocabulary, sentence shells and cultural skills that will enable you to ask and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Complete two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

This is an intermediate Indonesian unit and is suitable for students who have some significant prior Indonesian language learning. The main aim is to provide you with the vocabulary, sentence shells and cultural skills that will enable you to communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is an intermediate Indonesian unit builds on HMN207. It is suitable for students who have some significant prior Indonesian language learning. Through more advanced reading, you will be introduced to more complex content. You will be provided with skills…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

X…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Studying International Relations provides you with an understanding of the complexities involved, across a range of transnational issues of security, power, foreign policy, economics, values and beliefs, diplomacy and human rights. Learn more about our International Relations program >

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

This unit is concerned with the study of security in all the breadth that this notion has gained over the past decades. Starting from an analysis of the classical understanding of security which links state sovereignty with warfare we will…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit offers an introduction to the most important themes and issues in the international relations of China. Students will gain a basic understanding of how the major frameworks of international relations interpret the rise of China as a global…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The Japanese program is not only an opportunity to master the Japanese language, but explore the society and culture behind it. We welcome students of all abilities and encourage a diversity of expression, subjects and ideas. Come and find out how exciting learning Japanese can be. Learn more about our Japanese program >

Choose one of the following Introductory level units (12.5cp)

This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Japanese. This unit has an emphasis on the interactive use of the Japanese language. It develops competence in basic spoken and written Japanese. The unit also…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Japanese. This unit has an emphasis on the interactive use of the Japanese language. It develops competence in basic spoken and written Japanese. The unit also…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
AND complete the following Introductory level unit (12.5cp)

Develops competence in basic spoken and written Japanese. This unit builds on the work you learned in HMJ101. This unit, the second half of introductory Japanese, develops competence in basic spoken and written skills with an emphasis on the interactive…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

Building on from HMJ102, the unit further develops basic grammatical knowledge and oral/aural skills. Students will learn to communicate orally in Japanese on a series of everyday life topics including foods, studying, working, shopping, travel, and housing. Attention is also…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Building on from HMJ204, the unit further develops basic grammatical knowledge and oral/aural skills. Students will learn to converse in Japanese on a series of everyday life topics including: transport, health, life and careers, communication and the media. Upon completion…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Our Media program gives you access to wide range of changing media fields, the skills and adaptability in production and technologies, and provides real-world experience through internships, placements and exchanges. Learn more about our Media program >

Choose two of the following Introductory level units (25cp)

We often hear that media industries are in decline. However, as this unit will demonstrate, we are actually observing a profound reshaping of traditional and emerging media industries. In this unit you will examine the history, evolution, and proliferation of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces you to the complex and diverse relationships between media texts and audiences. You will engage with key theories in audience studies and explore a range of topics including media effects, citizen journalism, childrens media, and fan cultures.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces you to the theory and practice of media writing. You will learn techniques for news, feature, copy, online, script and media release writing, and will produce a package of practical work showcasing different writing styles. The unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

This unit introduces you to the principles, practices and theories of public relations and places the profession in its societal and media contexts. You will become familiar with public relations writing and developing skills in gathering, organising and presenting information.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides you with an opportunity to develop the media analysis skills gained in first year. Emerging Screen Practices investigates patterns and changes in the production and consumption of screen texts. Topics may include: cross-media narratives; ownership vs streaming;…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides you with skills in news analysis, writing and production. You will build your understanding of news by examining the practices and texts of news producers and the broader political, social, economic and organisational dynamics impacting on news;…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The study of Latin is one of the core humanist disciplines. Along with Ancient Greek, this is one of the principal languages in which the fundamentals of western thought were argued out, in the sciences, philosophy and medicine, as well as in literature in the broadest sense. Students gain from the careful study of ancient texts a better understanding of the contemporary world, and analytical and linguistic skills, which are extremely valuable in a range of professions and pursuits. The Latin curriculum offers a rigorous intellectual training that can be put to use in almost any field. To this end we train students in the skills needed to read a range of ancient texts, and to be alert to the expression of cultural nuance both in language and in written communication.

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit is intended for students who have no previous knowledge of Latin. The unit is designed to provide a rapid survey of the language sufficient to enable students to read selected passages of adapted and original Latin. This unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The unit will focus on further study of Latin grammar (morphology and syntax), such as the uses of the moods and tenses of the verb, further uses of the cases, and the introduction of the passive voice. We will also…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit consists of a study of selected Latin texts.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the study of the ancient Latin language undertaken in HTL101 and HTL102. In it, students will complete the JACT Reading Latin textbook, including the passages of unadapted poetry and prose (Catullus, Cicero, Virgil, Horace).…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Many other fields of inquiry, such as physics, political science, sociology, psychology, artificial intelligence, and computer science, have their foundation in Philosophy. In turn, Philosophy investigates not only the conceptual foundations of these sciences, but how they reflect, or fail to reflect, the human desire for meaning in our lives. Learn more about our Philosophy program >

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit introduces many of the major topics in ethics and political philosophy, and through an examination of past and current texts gives students a philosophical perspective on the contemporary social world. The unit explores foundational questions about ethics (What…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Philosophy 2: Mind and Metaphysics explores key philosophical questions about human identity and our place in nature. Through an examination of historical and contemporary philosophical texts, from Western and Eastern traditions, the unit explores the nature of persons and the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

This unit surveys the main Western philosophical traditions from the Renaissance up to the 19th century. At the centre stand the metaphysical and epistemological systems of the Rationalists (Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz) and the Empiricists (Hobbes, Locke, Berkeley, and Hume),…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Logic is the theory of good reasoning. This unit introduces students to some of the types of reasoning that are regularly used in everyday life, in philosophy and in many other fields. Students will be introduced to a variety of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

People are different, and one of the most important ways in which we differ is by gender. Gendered bodies are legally and socially regulated in different and, at times, unjust ways. This unit assesses these forms of regulation from the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The study of Politics and Policy investigates the major ideas that drive the modern world; democracy, liberty, justice and authority, and the relationships between governments, institutions, the private sector, non-government organisations and individual within the Asian-Pacific region. Learn more about our Politics and Policy program >

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

This unit explores broad ranging and contemporary aspects of Australian politics and policy, including democratic principles and Australian institutions, values and Australian culture, the Australian electoral system and campaigns, forms of political representation and the role of lobby groups, the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to the study of political ideas focusing on some of the major ideological frameworks that have and continue to guide political action in the modern era. In the unit, students will consider liberal, conservative, Marxist, fascist,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

NOTE - from 2019, the units which comprise the Psychology major or minor are changing. Please see a Course Information Officer for assistance with your enrolment.
    
Year 1

This unit provides an introduction to major areas in psychology and to basic techniques for psychological investigations. The online material covered includes the historical context of psychology, research ethics, lifespan development, abnormal psychology and learning. Students are required to undertake…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

KHA112 Psychology B provides a further introduction to major areas in Psychology and to basic techniques for psychological investigations. Online material covered includesresearch methods, intelligence, social psychology and cross-cultural psychology. Students are required to undertake additional reading to extend their…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Year 2

The unit introduces students to experimental design, methodology and data analysis in psychological research. Lectures will present students with a systematic overview of the major principles and issues of the scientific method, research design and methodology and hypothesis testing to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The lectures examine aspects of overt social behaviour, such as two-person encounters, behaviour in small and large groups and inter-group relations. Research in social cognition, which studies people’s perceptions and interpretations of the social world, will also be presented. Lecture…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Develop the tools for understanding one of the most persistent features of human cultures – religion and spirituality. You will complete units that consider religious belief and spiritual practices theoretically, historically, and sociologically. You will pose theoretical questions about the place of religious belief in a meaningful life, or how religion relates to gender, and explore the historical influence of religion in different periods. You will also have the opportunity to consider its contemporary role in either Australia or South East Asia from a sociological perspective.

 
Complete the following two units at Introductory level (25cp)

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Philosophy 2: Mind and Metaphysics explores key philosophical questions about human identity and our place in nature. Through an examination of historical and contemporary philosophical texts, from Western and Eastern traditions, the unit explores the nature of persons and the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Intermediate level: Complete two of the following units (25cp)

X…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines the role that music has played in the Western Church from the pre-Reformation period to the present day. Focusing on specific topics, it considers a range of musical styles and usages that have been developed in response…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Religion permeated all facets of life in ancient Greece and Rome. This unit examines the religious practices of these civilizations through the study of literary, epigraphic, and archaeological sources. Lecture and discussion topics include sacred places and spaces, festivals, ritual…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The social diversity that is increasingly a part of Australian society includes new religious groups and new immigrant groups, as they interact with established ethnic and religious groups, and Indigenous peoples. Social processes and sociologically informed social policy are key…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Sociology is concerned with understanding social change in a complex global world. Studying Sociology provides you with the skills to understand society and the patterns of behaviour and structures that shape what people do. We also study cultural identities, social differences, and organisations. Learn more about our Sociology program >

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

This unit introduces students to the world of social research. It answers questions about how to produce knowledge through empirical research, and discusses the methods used to solve practical problems. The unit covers a wide range of social research methodologies and approaches,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Perspectives on the Social World provides students with an understandingof the concepts and approaches developed by sociologists to explain major socialchanges in Western democracies from the end of the 18th century to the present. Theunit is divided into three parts:…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The visual arts and music are crucial to the articulation of cultural identities and historical change. This minor provides students with a strong foundational knowledge of the ways in which the visual arts and music have functioned within the context of changing aesthetic values and socio-political circumstances. Cognizant of the long history of interplay between diverse forms of making and expression within the musical and visual arts, this minor recognises the potential for enriched understanding of these practices in an interdisciplinary frame. This is particularly pertinent in the current context where there is an increasing fluidity and confluence between these art forms in contemporary creative practice.

Both music and the visual arts, as predominantly non-text based forms of communication demand different methods of interpretation and analysis from those applied to written texts in order to decipher their cultural meanings so a minor which addresses these two areas provides a useful complement to the other text-weighted programmes within the Faculty. This minor will be particularly relevant to students wishing to pursue careers in art and music criticism, art and music teaching and curation.

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit focuses on music and its relationship with culture, power and religion in Europefrom the fifteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. The unit aims toprovide students with opportunities to increase their knowledge of major composersand significant…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines the role that music has played in the Western Church from the pre-Reformation period to the present day. Focusing on specific topics, it considers a range of musical styles and usages that have been developed in response…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Economics

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

BEA111 introduces the key concepts in economics, both microeconomics and macroeconomics. It demonstrates how these concepts can be used to describe and explain the decisions of businesses and individuals and their reactions to world events, social and economic change and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Hong Kong Universal EdSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

BEA121 is the second of two foundation level economicsunits offered by the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. Taken togetherwith BEA111 Principles of Economics 1, BEA121 provides you with a comprehensiveintroduction to macroeconomic theory and policy, and forms a strong…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

BEA200 has two main purposes. First, it provides the basic foundations of economics and the essential building blocks for higher-level economics units. Starting from fundamental assumptions, this unit develops the neoclassical theory of the optimising behaviour of consumers and firms…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

BEA220 is an intermediate level unit in macroeconomic theory and policy. Building upon the macro foundations taught in BEA111 Introduction to Markets and the Economy, this unit provides you with both a solid grounding in macroeconomics and prepares you for…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Science

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

KZA161 Biology of Animals provides an introduction to the scientific study of animals. Students are introduced to animal diversity through studying the major invertebrate and vertebrate phyla with an emphasis on Australian examples. We consider the structural and functional characteristics…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Cell Biology, Genetics & Evolution is a core first year unit for BSc students majoring in Plant Science, and important for any student studying Biological Sciences. Cell biology, genetics and evolution are fundamental to an understanding of the processes of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following Intermediate level unit (12.5cp)

Microbiology is the study of single-celled organisms and viruses, which are ubiquitous on Earth and which are intimately involved in our lives, with both good and bad effects. General Microbiology is an introductory unit that gives students an overview of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one of the following Intermediate level units (12.5cp)

This unit builds upon first year units that teach statistics. The emphasis in this unit is on training scientists to be literate in statistical issues so that both “consumers” and “producers” of data analysis will be able to effectively communicate.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit outlines quality control systems and the sensory and non-sensory evaluation of seafood. Topics will include key attributes of a quality control system, system requirements, product attributes and measurement. Students will learn to apply a range of nonsensory and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Option 1: Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit (along with Chemistry 1B in Semester 2) is the required prerequisite for students intending to major in Chemistry and for those intending to proceed to any second-year chemistry unit. The unit builds on the introduction to chemistry given…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit (along with Chemistry 1A in Semester 1) is the required prerequisite for students intending to major in Chemistry and for those intending to proceed to any second-year chemistry unit. The unit builds on the introduction to chemistry given…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Option 2: Choose one of the following Introductory level units (25cp)

KZA161 Biology of Animals provides an introduction to the scientific study of animals. Students are introduced to animal diversity through studying the major invertebrate and vertebrate phyla with an emphasis on Australian examples. We consider the structural and functional characteristics…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Biology of Plants is a 1st year core unit for students specialising in plant science, agricultural science, and marine science. In Biology of Plants we introduce you to the origin, diversity, structure and internal processes of plants. In lectures and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

Provides students with a broad introduction to metabolic and nutritional aspects of biochemistry, and laboratory techniques in biochemical analysis of tissues and enzymes. Major topics include structure, function and metabolism of amino acids, carbohydrates and lipids; the integration and control…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with a broad introduction to molecular biology and how it can be used to investigate health & disease. The focus of this unit is primarily on humans and other mammals, but most of the matters discussed…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit (along with Chemistry 1B in Semester 2) is the required prerequisite for students intending to major in Chemistry and for those intending to proceed to any second-year chemistry unit. The unit builds on the introduction to chemistry given…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit (along with Chemistry 1A in Semester 1) is the required prerequisite for students intending to major in Chemistry and for those intending to proceed to any second-year chemistry unit. The unit builds on the introduction to chemistry given…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete following Intermediate level unit (12.5cp)

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Choose one of the following Intermediate level units (12.5cp)

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Complete the following Introductory level unit (12.5cp)

This unit extends the students' knowledge and experience of programming. It introduces dynamic data structures, foundational collection abstract data types, and computational algorithms and techniques. Programming is undertaken in Java and C and topics include: references and pointers, memory management,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
Hobart5 Week Session Jan B
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one of the following Introductory level units (12.5cp)

This unit will provide students with an overview of programming and its role in problem-solving, and strategies for designing solutions to programming problems with reference to the Java programming language. Beginning with the fundamental characteristics of computers and how they…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will explain the relationship between data, information and knowledge and introduce a number of different methods/tools for managing, storing, securing, modelling, visualizing and analyzing. This unit will provide an understanding of how data can be manipulated to meet…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Computers and mathematics are powerful tools for modelling and reasoning about the world around us. They are also powerful tools for reasoning about computation itself. This unit explores the fundamental topics of sets, logic, combinatorics and number theory as they…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

This unit provides both a theoretical and practical overview of project management as it relates to technology-oriented projects. Specifically, this unit will introduce project management principles, techniques and tools that can be used to guide traditional business-oriented ICT projects, as…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
Hobart5 Week Session Feb A
LauncestonSemester 1
Launceston5 Week Session Feb A

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit extends the first year treatment in KIT107 of standard data structures and algorithms for solving computational problems. Topics include: data structures (such as balanced trees and hash tables) for collections, (binary heaps for) priority queues, sorting algorithms (e.g.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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This unit focuses on the nature of systems design, implementation and testing as phases within the systems development process. The unit develops practical skills in designing, implementing and testing desktop computer programs, focusing on ones having graphical user interfaces that…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSpring school
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSpring school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following Introductory level unit (12.5cp)

This unit will explain the relationship between data, information and knowledge and introduce a number of different methods/tools for managing, storing, securing, modelling, visualizing and analyzing. This unit will provide an understanding of how data can be manipulated to meet…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one of the following Introductory level units (12.5cp)

This unit will provide students with an overview of programming and its role in problem-solving, and strategies for designing solutions to programming problems with reference to the Java programming language. Beginning with the fundamental characteristics of computers and how they…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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This unit extends the students' knowledge and experience of programming. It introduces dynamic data structures, foundational collection abstract data types, and computational algorithms and techniques. Programming is undertaken in Java and C and topics include: references and pointers, memory management,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
Hobart5 Week Session Jan B
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following Intermediate level unit (12.5cp)

This unit provides students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to develop an application system that uses a web interface to a back-end database. The unit assumes a sound basic knowledge of programming and database concepts and skills as…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one of the following Intermediate level units (12.5cp)

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit focuses on the nature of systems design, implementation and testing as phases within the systems development process. The unit develops practical skills in designing, implementing and testing desktop computer programs, focusing on ones having graphical user interfaces that…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSpring school
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSpring school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following Introductory level unit (12.5cp)

Biology of Plants is a 1st year core unit for students specialising in plant science, agricultural science, and marine science. In Biology of Plants we introduce you to the origin, diversity, structure and internal processes of plants. In lectures and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one of the following Introductory level units (12.5cp)

KZA161 Biology of Animals provides an introduction to the scientific study of animals. Students are introduced to animal diversity through studying the major invertebrate and vertebrate phyla with an emphasis on Australian examples. We consider the structural and functional characteristics…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This core unit provides a broad training in fundamental aspects of population and community ecology and (with other core units in the School of Biological Sciences) forms an essential basis for specialist studies at third year level. This unit focuses…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

This core unit provides a broad training in fundamental aspects of population and community ecology and (with other core units in the School of Biological Sciences) forms an essential basis for specialist studies at third year level. This unit focuses…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

KZA212 Functional Biology of Animals is one of two core second year Zoology units providing a broad training in fundamental aspects of zoology, and with KPZ211, forms an essential basis for specialist studies in Zoology at level 3. This unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Plants in Action is a core unit for BSc students interested in botany (plant science) and is a valuable component of other biology-related degrees. The unit explores the interaction of plants with the environment at the organism, organ, tissue and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one of the following pairs of Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit (along with Chemistry 1B in Semester 2) is the required prerequisite for students intending to major in Chemistry and for those intending to proceed to any second-year chemistry unit. The unit builds on the introduction to chemistry given…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit (along with Chemistry 1A in Semester 1) is the required prerequisite for students intending to major in Chemistry and for those intending to proceed to any second-year chemistry unit. The unit builds on the introduction to chemistry given…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

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OR

Data Handling and Statistics 1 is the first of three applied statistics units offered by the School of Natural Sciences (Mathematics). Statistics is the science of decision making, and as such forms a key foundation of any scientific research. This…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Cell Biology, Genetics & Evolution is a core first year unit for BSc students majoring in Plant Science, and important for any student studying Biological Sciences. Cell biology, genetics and evolution are fundamental to an understanding of the processes of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose two of the following Intermediate level units (25cp)

Microbiology is the study of microorganisms- how they work and their role in our world. Microorganisms encompass huge diversity and include bacteria, viruses, fungi and single-celled animals and algae. Although not visible to the naked eye, microorganisms have a profound…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Microbiology is the study of microorganisms- how they work and their role in our world. Microorganisms encompass huge diversity and include bacteria, viruses, fungi and single-celled animals and algae. Although not visible to the naked eye, microorganisms have a profound…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Microorganisms, though invisibly small, collectively make up the majority of the living matter on Earth and have profound influences on many aspects of our lives. This unit will draw on contemporary, real-world examples to explore the influence and impact of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one of the following Introductory level units (12.5cp)

KZA161 Biology of Animals provides an introduction to the scientific study of animals. Students are introduced to animal diversity through studying the major invertebrate and vertebrate phyla with an emphasis on Australian examples. We consider the structural and functional characteristics…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Biology of Plants is a 1st year core unit for students specialising in plant science, agricultural science, and marine science. In Biology of Plants we introduce you to the origin, diversity, structure and internal processes of plants. In lectures and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following Introductory level unit (12.5cp)

Cell Biology, Genetics & Evolution is a core first year unit for BSc students majoring in Plant Science, and important for any student studying Biological Sciences. Cell biology, genetics and evolution are fundamental to an understanding of the processes of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

Plants in Action is a core unit for BSc students interested in botany (plant science) and is a valuable component of other biology-related degrees. The unit explores the interaction of plants with the environment at the organism, organ, tissue and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Genetics & Evolution is a core second year unit for BMedRes&Biotech, BMarSci, and BSc students majoring in Plant Science or Genetics, and important for any student studying Biological Sciences. The unit offers an introduction to genetics and evolution, and integrates…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Complete two of the following units at Intermediate level (25cp)

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The physical and living aspects of the global environment interact to produce the extraordinary variety of landscapes, ecosystems and species that occupy this planet. This unit highlights the interplay and conservation of controlling processes so that they continue to maintain…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

All aspects of human life are geographical. Our lives take place in space. Spatial practices and ideas are central to individuals andsocieties: they help determine who and what belongs where, who controls and owns which resources, and who has what…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

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A field-based unit taught in one of Tasmania’s distinctive island environments. Students who successfully undertake this unit will develop a wide variety of skills in environmental data recording in the context of a project designed both to increase knowledge of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (late)
LauncestonSpring school (late)
Cradle CoastSpring school (late)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Society needs professional environmental managers who have the knowledge and skills to effectively tackle problems of sustainable resource use, climate change and biodiversity conservation. Environmental managers also play an important role in helping communities identify and move towards sustainable and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
 If you choose the Geography & Environment Minor, 25cp of your Experience and Engagement units must be undertaken at advanced level (300).  
Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

Satellite images and aerial photographs are used to observe the earth and its atmosphere. These images are used for mapping and monitoring our natural and human environment. Remote sensing is an exciting field that is constantly changing with regular launches…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are used in a wide range of disciplines toinvestigate and display characteristics of data that vary with location. Producing a mapto present spatial information is a skill that is itself valuable to scientists in visualisingsuch data,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

This unit builds on KGG102 GIS: Introduction and will give you more advanced skills in the analysis and presentation of spatial data. As more businesses and scientists get to grips with the advantages of using GIS to manage and interpret…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the theory and skills of KGG103 Remote Sensing: Introduction and focuses on advanced aspects of remotely sensed image analysis. These additional remote sensing analysis skills are highly valued by employers in the spatial industry. The unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

Planet Earth is our home planet. It is the Goldilocks planet and the only one in our solar system that is habitable. In our lectures, we will explore our planet in time and space. Together we will examine the processes…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The unit provides a broad understanding of the dynamic processes that are active at and near the surface of the Earth and is suitable for general science and arts students with an interest in the geological sciences. KEA102 is a…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

Have you ever wondered about the tale that can be told by a grain of sand? Or why some volcanoes erupt violently and others effusively? Learn how to unlock the secrets held in minerals and rocks in KEA208. After an…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of geological processes that shape the Earth and the tools and approaches used to map and interpret the geology of the Earth's crust and mantle. The unit provides introductions to structural geology, geophysics,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

The applicability of calculus and linear algebra is so broad that fluency in it is essential for a successful career in a variety of areas including science and engineering. This unit is devoted to the conceptual and logical development of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is a continuation of KMA152, with emphasis on the application of single-variable calculus and linear algebra to problems in the physical and biological sciences, economics, and engineering. The units KMA152 and KMA154 also provide an excellent introduction to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following Intermediate level unit (12.5cp)

This unit is a continuation of KMA152 and KMA154, with emphasis on the application of multivariable calculus and Fourier Series to problems in mathematics, the physical and biologicalsciences, economics, and engineering. The calculus section of this unit is focussed on…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one of the following Intermediate level units (12.5cp)

Most of the mathematics units that the student has studied so far have enabled the student to encounterspecific collections of objects (e.g. real numbers, integers, functions, matrices), operations defined on each ofthese collections (e.g. addition, multiplication) and their algebraic properties.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This second-semester unit provides core knowledge in linear algebra and differential equations. The first half of the unit demonstrates the central role linear algebra plays in mathematics by covering the fundamental concepts of vector spaces and the analysis of linear…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Option 1: Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

This unit (along with Chemistry 1B in Semester 2) is the required prerequisite for students intending to major in Chemistry and for those intending to proceed to any second-year chemistry unit. The unit builds on the introduction to chemistry given…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit (along with Chemistry 1A in Semester 1) is the required prerequisite for students intending to major in Chemistry and for those intending to proceed to any second-year chemistry unit. The unit builds on the introduction to chemistry given…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Option 2: Choose one of the following Introductory level units (12.5cp)

KZA161 Biology of Animals provides an introduction to the scientific study of animals. Students are introduced to animal diversity through studying the major invertebrate and vertebrate phyla with an emphasis on Australian examples. We consider the structural and functional characteristics…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Biology of Plants is a 1st year core unit for students specialising in plant science, agricultural science, and marine science. In Biology of Plants we introduce you to the origin, diversity, structure and internal processes of plants. In lectures and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following Introductory level unit (12.5cp)

Cell Biology, Genetics & Evolution is a core first year unit for BSc students majoring in Plant Science, and important for any student studying Biological Sciences. Cell biology, genetics and evolution are fundamental to an understanding of the processes of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following Intermediate level unit (12.5cp)

Microorganisms, though invisibly small, collectively make up the majority of the living matter on Earth and have profound influences on many aspects of our lives. This unit will draw on contemporary, real-world examples to explore the influence and impact of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one of the following Intermediate level units (12.5cp)

Microbiology is the study of microorganisms- how they work and their role in our world. Microorganisms encompass huge diversity and include bacteria, viruses, fungi and single-celled animals and algae. Although not visible to the naked eye, microorganisms have a profound…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Microbiology is the study of microorganisms- how they work and their role in our world. Microorganisms encompass huge diversity and include bacteria, viruses, fungi and single-celled animals and algae. Although not visible to the naked eye, microorganisms have a profound…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

The objective of this unit is to provide a thorough grounding in dynamics, mechanics and special relativity (32 lectures) and electromagnetism (17 lectures), and to appreciate the mathematical framework through which quantitative problems in these areas can be solved. On…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The unit KYA102 Physics 1B is the second semester unit designed for students who intend to proceed with further studies in Physics in later years, or who will be proceeding to other courses for which a strong Physics background is…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

The unit KYA211 Waves and Kinetic Theory is the core physics major course for second year, first semester. It is also suitable for students who wish to study more physics beyond first year but who do not intend to major…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Electromagnetism topics include electric and magnetic fields using the vector operators of divergence, gradient and curl, properties of induced polarisation and magnetisation in materials, induction effects, and finally Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic radiation. Applications of electromagnetic phenomena in nature, scientific…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

Biology of Plants is a 1st year core unit for students specialising in plant science, agricultural science, and marine science. In Biology of Plants we introduce you to the origin, diversity, structure and internal processes of plants. In lectures and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Cell Biology, Genetics & Evolution is a core first year unit for BSc students majoring in Plant Science, and important for any student studying Biological Sciences. Cell biology, genetics and evolution are fundamental to an understanding of the processes of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

Plants in Action is a core unit for BSc students interested in botany (plant science) and is a valuable component of other biology-related degrees. The unit explores the interaction of plants with the environment at the organism, organ, tissue and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Genetics & Evolution is a core second year unit for BMedRes&Biotech, BMarSci, and BSc students majoring in Plant Science or Genetics, and important for any student studying Biological Sciences. The unit offers an introduction to genetics and evolution, and integrates…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Complete the following Introductory level unit (12.5cp)

The applicability of calculus and linear algebra is so broad that fluency in it is essential for a successful career in a variety of areas including science and engineering. This unit is devoted to the conceptual and logical development of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one of the following Introductory level units (12.5cp)

Data Handling and Statistics 1 is the first of three applied statistics units offered by the School of Natural Sciences (Mathematics). Statistics is the science of decision making, and as such forms a key foundation of any scientific research. This…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is a continuation of KMA152, with emphasis on the application of single-variable calculus and linear algebra to problems in the physical and biological sciences, economics, and engineering. The units KMA152 and KMA154 also provide an excellent introduction to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

This unit teaches students skills and techniques that are used to answer practical questions arising in Operations Research. These questions typically also arise in Engineering, Management, Finance, Economics, and Teaching. For example, How long do I expect to have to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Data Handling and Statistics 2 is the second of three applied statistics units offered by the School of Natural Sciences (Mathematics). This unit is designed to extend students' knowledge of statistical data analysis. It builds on the concepts introduced in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following Introductory level unit (12.5cp)

Biology of Plants is a 1st year core unit for students specialising in plant science, agricultural science, and marine science. In Biology of Plants we introduce you to the origin, diversity, structure and internal processes of plants. In lectures and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one of the following Introductory level units (12.5cp)

This unit presents series of lectures and associated practical classes introduces fundamentalconcepts in ecology of both plants and animals. It also introduces behavioural andevolutionary ecology and experimental methods. There is a strong emphasis placed ondeveloping skills in practical ecology and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Cell Biology, Genetics & Evolution is a core first year unit for BSc students majoring in Plant Science, and important for any student studying Biological Sciences. Cell biology, genetics and evolution are fundamental to an understanding of the processes of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

This core unit provides a broad training in fundamental aspects of population and community ecology and (with other core units in the School of Biological Sciences) forms an essential basis for specialist studies at third year level. This unit focuses…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

KZA212 Functional Biology of Animals is one of two core second year Zoology units providing a broad training in fundamental aspects of zoology, and with KPZ211, forms an essential basis for specialist studies in Zoology at level 3. This unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following two Introductory level units (25cp)

Do you consider yourself an ethical individual? Do you think you understand what is meant by social responsibility? We all know that ethical and value-driven leaders are required in society and what this unit will do is challenge your current…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces students to the history of ideas, political events and personalities that have shaped legal institutions, laws and lawyers and prompted critical examinations of their role within society. Students are encouraged to consider Tasmanias unique position and history…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Complete the following two Intermediate level units (25cp)

The unit introduces students to the study of public law within the sub-disciplines of constitutional and administrative law. Public law is also the foundation of a range of other disciplines of law including: criminal, human rights, environmental, international, immigration, taxation,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Public international law permeates most areas of Australian law and it is therefore essential for law graduates to have a solid grounding in the sources and methodology of international law. This unit aims to facilitate students development of an understanding…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Experience and Engagement are your choice of units from any study area across the University, subject to meeting relevant requisites. Experience and Engagement must comprise

2 Introductory level unit (One MUST be an XBR unit)

2 Intermediate level units

and 4 Advanced level units

You will find the Experience and Engagement schedule in your Study Plan in eStudent.

The 8 Experience and Engagement units (1 XBR unit and 7 Experience and Engagement) can be your choice of units. It may be possible, depending your major selection to undertake a second major within the course, to discuss this further please contact the Law Academic Administration Team, email Law.Enquiries@utas.edu.au 

Students complete 8 Experience and Engagement Units (100cp) including one mandatory introductory XBR unit - Suggested units are listed below

Introductory level units

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Contemporary media is saturated with images of extreme weather events, hunger,poverty, conflict, pollution, austerity, and financial crisis. Mounting evidence suggeststhe 21st century will be defined by unprecedented challenges related to environmentalinstability, economic inequality and risks to social well-being on a…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Do you want to make a difference to something in the world you care about? Would you like some time and space to consider, develop and test your approaches in a safe environment, supported by experts in the field? Following…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Become better prepared to deal with the variety of culturally challenging situations you will encounter in whichever part of the world you live and work. Develop an appreciation of the personal and professional benefits which come from being more culturally…

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This unit aims to teach the fundamentals of good reasoning. You will learn how to construct, analyse, and critically evaluate arguments; how to identify and avoid common errors in reasoning; how to think logically and well; and how to communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Do you consider yourself an ethical individual? Do you think you understand what is meant by social responsibility? We all know that ethical and value-driven leaders are required in society and what this unit will do is challenge your current…

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In the modern world we must often makedecisions under uncertainty, weighing up ouroptions in the face of incomplete (and oftenconflicting) information. In this unit we examinethe problems of evaluating evidence, formingbeliefs, and making decisions based on thosebeliefs. We do this…

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This unit uses the theoretical concept of ‘Lifeworlds’ to frame an exploration of the lifeworlds of Indigenous peoples globally: across cultural, social being and doing of Indigenous peoples at the local (palawa/pakana) Tasmania, national (Noongar) Western Australia and international (Navajo…

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This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Japanese. This unit has an emphasis on the interactive use of the Japanese language. It develops competence in basic spoken and written Japanese. The unit also…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This is an introductory unit for students with no prior knowledge of Indonesian. This unit will provide students with the skills to communicate and interact with Indonesian people on a range of topics, to find their way around in Indonesia,…

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English Writing introduces students to, and consolidates their knowledge of, theconventions of English grammar and composition. The unit focuses on fashioningthe skills required of an academic writer. The unit covers:• the processes and mechanics of academic writing;• grammar, syntax, voice,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is the foundation mathematics and numeracy unit for the Bachelor of Education. It provides an opportunity to reflect upon and to develop understanding of concepts that are central to mathematics curricula; to consider the cross-disciplinary implications and opportunities…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Intermediate level units

This unit gives students the opportunity to build skills essential to crafting and communicating effective arguments. Every academic discipline values the ability to articulate a clear argument and to support it with logical reasons and persuasive evidence. Achieving the learning…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This second-year unit Working with Communities will give students in a range of conceptual and practical tools to understand the complex idea of community and skills to work effectively with diverse communities in their professional practice. The focus is on…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit provides an introduction to the emerging field of ‘forensic studies’. While forensic science usually refers to technical and vocational expertise, forensic studies explores the ‘forensic sciences’ as a social phenomenon. Forensic science has captured the public imagination in…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit introduces students to Big History, with a special focus on Tasmania. Big History is anevolving interdisciplinary field that investigates human history within the historical time scales ofgeological and biological history. It does so to understand how powerful forces…

Credit Points: 12.5

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In this breadth unit you will investigate how to enhance resilience in the face of an emergency. Breadth units are units that must address ‘wicked problems’. A wicked problem is a problem that is difficult or impossible to solve because…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Human Rights are fundamental human rights that are inherent in every individual on the basis of hu