General Education Courses by Faculty


Australian School of Business
College of Fine Arts
Dvc (a) Board of Studies
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Faculty of Built Environment
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Science
Unsw Canberra At Adfa

Australian School of Business Courses

Code Course Title Units of Credit
ACCT1501 Accounting and Financial Management 1A 6
ECON1101 Microeconomics 1 6
ECON1202 Quantitative Analysis for Business and Economics 6
FINS1613 Business Finance 6
GENC3003 Personal Financial Planning 3
GENC3004 Personal Finance 6
GENC5001 Introduction to the Internet and Electronic Commerce 3
GENC5031 Tax for Professionals 6
GENC6003 Tourism: The Global Future 6
GENC6004 Introduction to Corporate Risk Management 6
GENC6005 Marketing in a Global Economy 6
GENC6007 Marketing in Today's Society 6
GENC7002 Getting Into Business 6
GENC7003 Managing Your Business 6
GENC9002 Web Information Resources 3
INFS1602 Information Systems in Business 6
MARK1012 Marketing Fundamentals 6
MGMT2725 Career Planning and Management 6
STRE2010 Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Principles and Practice 6

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College of Fine Arts Courses

Code Course Title Units of Credit
GEND4207 Designing: Models as a Tool for Design Communication 6
SDES0215 Creative Thinking Case Studies 6
SDES2173 Envisioning Identity: Design & National Experience 6
SDES4205 Information Graphics: Design & Visualising Data 6
SOMA1601 Physical Interfaces for Experimental Listening 6
SOMA1691 3D Stereographic Cinematography 6
SOMA2862 Ecomedia Art Practices 6
SOMA2863 Media Art in Asia 6

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Dvc (a) Board of Studies Courses

Code Course Title Units of Credit
ATSI1011 Indigenous Australia 6
ATSI1012 Aboriginal Sydney 6
ATSI2003 Indigenous Material Culture-Objects and Their Journey 6
ATSI2004 Popular Culture of Indigenous Australia 6
ATSI2011 Indigenous Australian Political History 6
ATSI2012 Contemporary Issues in Indigenous Politics 6
ATSI2013 Indigenous People and Education 6
DIPP1110 Introduction to Global Citizenship 6
DIPP1111 Introduction to Leadership and Professional Practice 6
DIPP1112 Introduction to the Workplace 6
DIPP1310 Professional Practice 1 6
DIPP1311 Professional Practice 2 6
GENY0001 Academic Skills Plus 6
GENY0002 Academic Skills Plus 6

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Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Courses

Code Course Title Units of Credit
ARTS1005 Thinking, Writing and Making Dance 6
ARTS1006 Introduction to Movement Practices 6
ARTS1010 The Life of Words 6
ARTS1030 Introduction to English: Literary Genres 6
ARTS1031 Literature in English: Early Modern to Modern 6
ARTS1060 Introduction to Film Studies 6
ARTS1062 Hollywood Film: Industry, Technology, Aesthetics 6
ARTS1090 Media, Culture and Everyday Life 6
ARTS1091 Media, Society, Politics 6
ARTS1120 Introduction to Theatre and Performance Studies 6
ARTS1121 Reading Performance 6
ARTS1150 Americas Studies: Histories, Societies and Cultures 6
ARTS1190 Australian Legends: Introducing Australian Studies 6
ARTS1210 Concepts of Asia 6
ARTS1211 Australia's Asian Context 6
ARTS1240 Environment and Society: Introduction 6
ARTS1270 Global History: The World in the Making 6
ARTS1271 The History Matrix: The Making of the Modern World 6
ARTS1300 Rethinking Science and the Environment 6
ARTS1301 Cosmos and Culture: Science in History 6
ARTS1360 Introducing Moral, Social & Political Philosophy 6
ARTS1361 Knowledge and Reality: Introduction to Philosophy 6
ARTS1362 Philosophy: Thinking About Reasoning 6
ARTS1450 Introductory Chinese A for Non-Background Students 6
ARTS1451 Introductory Chinese B for Non-Background Students 6
ARTS1452 Introductory Chinese for Background Speakers A 6
ARTS1453 Introductory Chinese for Background Speakers B 6
ARTS1480 Introductory French A 6
ARTS1481 Introductory French B 6
ARTS1510 Introductory German A 6
ARTS1511 Introductory German B 6
ARTS1540 Introductory Greek A 6
ARTS1541 Introductory Greek B 6
ARTS1570 Introductory Spanish A 6
ARTS1571 Introductory Spanish B 6
ARTS1600 Introductory Indonesian A 6
ARTS1601 Introductory Indonesian B 6
ARTS1620 Introductory Italian 1 6
ARTS1621 Introductory Italian 2 6
ARTS1630 Introductory Japanese A 6
ARTS1631 Introductory Japanese B 6
ARTS1632 Introductory Japanese A for HSC Beginners 6
ARTS1660 Introductory Korean A 6
ARTS1661 Introductory Korean B 6
ARTS1690 The Structure of Language 6
ARTS1691 The Use of Language 6
ARTS1750 Introduction to Development Studies 6
ARTS1751 Development Studies: Poor World, Rich World 6
ARTS1780 Concepts of Europe 6
ARTS1781 Europe in the Twentieth Century World 6
ARTS1810 International Relations: Conventions & Challenges 6
ARTS1811 International Relations: Continuity & Change 6
ARTS1840 Introduction to Australian Politics 6
ARTS1870 Rethinking the Social 6
ARTS1871 Understanding Cultural Experience 6
ARTS1900 Gendered Worlds: Intro to Women's & Gender Studies 6
ARTS2005 Choreography and Theory 6
ARTS2008 Dance Technique 6
ARTS2009 Technical Production for Performance and Exhibition 6
ARTS2031 Australian Literature 6
ARTS2032 Creative Writing 6
ARTS2033 Poetry and Poetics 6
ARTS2034 Shakespearean Drama 6
ARTS2035 American Literature: Past and Present 6
ARTS2036 Modernism: Text and Screen 6
ARTS2037 Reading Women's Writing 6
ARTS2038 The Novel 6
ARTS2039 Modern Irish Literature: Yeats, Joyce, Beckett 6
ARTS2061 Contemporary Approaches to Cinema 6
ARTS2063 National Cinemas 6
ARTS2064 Film Genres 6
ARTS2065 Working with Image and Sound 6
ARTS2090 Publics and Publishing in Transition 6
ARTS2091 Mobile Cultures 6
ARTS2092 Global Media: Markets, Flows and Cultures 6
ARTS2093 Media Uses: Practices of Cultural Consumption 6
ARTS2094 Visual Communication 6
ARTS2120 Writing for Performance 6
ARTS2123 Performance and Popular Culture 6
ARTS2124 Staging Australia 6
ARTS2125 Theories of Acting and Performing 6
ARTS2150 Modern United States History 6
ARTS2193 Women and Men: Gender relations in Australia 6
ARTS2210 Modern India: from British Raj to Bollywood 6
ARTS2211 East Asia 6
ARTS2212 Southeast Asia 6
ARTS2213 Asian Popular Culture 6
ARTS2216 Politics and Security in Contemporary Asia 6
ARTS2240 Environment, Sustainability and Development 6
ARTS2242 The Politics of Climate Change 6
ARTS2243 Waste and Society 6
ARTS2244 Rethinking Wildlife: Philosophy, Biodiversity, Extinction 6
ARTS2245 Tactical Biopolitics: Nature/Culture/Power 6
ARTS2246 Environmental Risk, Ambivalence & Systemic Vulnerability 6
ARTS2270 Australia 1788-1900: The Fatal Shore? 6
ARTS2271 Australia 1901-2008:From Federation to the Apology 6
ARTS2272 Europe in Turmoil: From Renaissance to Revolutions 6
ARTS2273 Towards war and revolution: 19th century Europe 6
ARTS2278 Slavery and Freedom: US History 1750-1890 6
ARTS2281 Ancient Egypt and Western Asia 6
ARTS2282 Rome 6
ARTS2283 Classical Greece 6
ARTS2284 Europe in the Middle Ages 6
ARTS2285 Holocaust and Genocide in Historical Perspective 6
ARTS2287 Irish History from 1800 6
ARTS2301 Computers, Brains and Minds 6
ARTS2302 The Scientific Revolution: Science and Religion 6
ARTS2303 On Drugs: Industry, Science and Medicine since 1900 6
ARTS2304 In Sickness and in Health: The Social History of Medicine 6
ARTS2306 Technology, Energy and Civilization 6
ARTS2360 Truth and Belief 6
ARTS2362 Freedom, Alienation and Modern Life 6
ARTS2363 Chinese Philosophy 6
ARTS2372 Power, Tradition and Subjectivity 6
ARTS2374 Ways of Reasoning 6
ARTS2375 Philosophical Logic 6
ARTS2383 Reason and Passion in Ethics: Intro to Modern Moral Theory 6
ARTS2384 Utopia, Violence & Free Speech: Introducing Political Theory 6
ARTS2385 Philosophy and Evolution 6
ARTS2388 Science: Good, Bad & Bogus: Philosophy of Science 6
ARTS2450 Intermediate Chinese for Non-Background Students A 6
ARTS2451 Intermediate Chinese for Non-Background Students B 6
ARTS2452 Chinese English Translation 6
ARTS2453 Chinese Cinema 6
ARTS2456 Introduction to Chinese Musical Culture 6
ARTS2457 China Imagined and Perceived 6
ARTS2458 Along the Silk Road: Conquerors, Traders and Explorers 6
ARTS2461 Intermediate Chinese for Background Speakers A 6
ARTS2462 Intermediate Chinese for Background Speakers B 6
ARTS2480 Intermediate French A 6
ARTS2481 Intermediate French B 6
ARTS2482 French Cinema and Society 6
ARTS2485 Exploring French Linguistics 6
ARTS2510 Intermediate German A 6
ARTS2511 Intermediate German B 6
ARTS2542 Gods, Heroines and Heroes in Greek Myth 6
ARTS2570 Intermediate Spanish A 6
ARTS2571 Intermediate Spanish B 6
ARTS2600 Intermediate Indonesian A 6
ARTS2601 Intermediate Indonesian B 6
ARTS2630 Intermediate Japanese A 6
ARTS2631 Intermediate Japanese B 6
ARTS2632 Contemporary Japan 6
ARTS2633 A Cultural Survey of Japan: From Gods to Gadgets 6
ARTS2660 Intermediate Korean A 6
ARTS2661 Intermediate Korean B 6
ARTS2662 Korea at a Glance 6
ARTS2690 Semantics and Pragmatics 6
ARTS2692 Generative Grammar 6
ARTS2693 Psycholinguistics 6
ARTS2694 Phonology: Theory and Description 6
ARTS2698 Intercultural Interaction 6
ARTS2750 Modern Latin America: Dependency and Development 6
ARTS2751 International Development 6
ARTS2752 Local Politics of Development 6
ARTS2781 Postwar Europe: Politics, Societies, Cultures 6
ARTS2783 European Intellectual & Cultural History 6
ARTS2785 Europe between the Wars 6
ARTS2810 International Relations in East Asia 6
ARTS2811 International Law: Power, Politics and Ideology 6
ARTS2812 The Politics of International Organisation 6
ARTS2813 International Security 6
ARTS2814 International Relations Theories and Concepts 6
ARTS2840 Politics of Human Rights in Australia 6
ARTS2842 Politics of Globalisation 6
ARTS2845 Sex, Human Rights and Justice 6
ARTS2846 Multiculturalism in Political Theory 6
ARTS2848 Language, Politics and Society 6
ARTS2870 Global Citizens, Justice and Civil Society 6
ARTS2872 Living and dying 6
ARTS2873 People and Place 6
ARTS2874 Senses: Feeling and Knowing 6
ARTS2875 Society and Desire 6
ARTS2876 Understanding the Self 6
ARTS2877 Technologies, Culture, Society 6
ARTS2900 Global Feminisms: Competing Visions, Varying Histories 6
ARTS2904 Dressed to Kill: Dress and Identity in History 6
ARTS2905 Frida Kahlo: Performing Passion and Pain 6
ARTS2906 History of Sexuality 6
ARTS2908 Premodern Japan: Status, Sex and Power 6
ARTS3480 Advanced French A 6
ARTS3481 Advanced French B 6
ARTS3482 Professional French A 6
ARTS3483 Professional French B 6
ARTS3510 Advanced German A 6
ARTS3511 Advanced German B 6
ARTS3570 Advanced Spanish A 6
ARTS3571 Advanced Spanish B 6
ARTS3630 Advanced Japanese A 6
ARTS3631 Advanced Japanese B 6
ARTS3660 Advanced Korean A 6
ARTS3661 Advanced Korean B 6
CRIM1010 Introduction to Criminology 6
CRIM1011 Introduction to Criminal Justice 6
EDST2010 Educational Psychology 2 6
EDST2032 Philosophical Issues in Education 6
EDST2044 Motivation in Learning and Teaching 6
EDST2045 Teacher Effectiveness, Research and Practice 6
EDST2046 Language and Literacy Learning in the Classroom 6
EDST2052 Relationships Between Personality, Mood, Motivation and Learning 6
EDST2053 Human Variation and Education 6
EDST2062 Assessment as Practice 6
EDST2070 Culture, Identity and Education 6
EDST2080 Power and Resistance in the Classroom 6
EDST2090 Managing learner cognitive load 6
EDST2091 Introduction to e-Learning and technology-supported Teaching 6
EDST2092 Psychological Perspectives on Music Education 6
GENT0508 Music on My Mind: Psychology and music 6
GENT0708 International Governance in the Twenty-First Century 6
GENT0911 Murderers and Medical Detectives 6
MUSC1602 Materials and Structures of Music 1 6
MUSC1603 Materials and Structures of Music 2 6
MUSC1604 Western Music: a Panorama 6
MUSC1703 BA Performance Laboratory 1 6
MUSC1706 BA Performance Laboratory 2 6
MUSC2101 Music of the Baroque 6
MUSC2111 Introduction to Musicology 6
MUSC2113 The Function of Music in Film 6
MUSC2116 Sound, Society & Self in World Music 6
MUSC2117 Popular Music: Histories, Grooves, and Texts 6
MUSC2311 BA Musicianship B 6
MUSC2312 BA Musicianship C 6
MUSC2332 Electronic Music 6
MUSC3104 Contemplating Jazz: History, Style, Reception 6
PECO2001 Australian Economic Development 6
SLSP1000 Social Science and Policy 6
SLSP1001 Research and Information Management 6

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Faculty of Built Environment Courses

Code Course Title Units of Credit
BENV2214 History, Theory and Interpretation: Art and Architecture 6
BENV2230 Principles and Philosophy of Design 6
BENV2256 Theory and Politics in Architecture since 1960 6
BENV2314 Photography, Society, and the Built Environment 6
BENV2715 Textiles in Interior Architecture 3
BENV2904 Public Art 6
BENV6725 20th c. Architecture: Modernity to Deconstruction 6
BENV6726 Researching Art, Architecture and Design 6
BENV6728 Classical Architecture 6
GENR0003 Spirit, Myth and Sacredness in Architecture 3
GENR0008 History, Theory and Interpretation: Art and Architecture 3
GENR0012 Great Buildings of the World 3

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Faculty of Engineering Courses

Code Course Title Units of Credit
AVEN1920 Introduction to Aircraft Engineering 6
BINF1001 Bioinformatics 1 6
BIOM1010 Engineering in Medicine and Biology 6
COMP1000 Introduction to World Wide Web, Spreadsheets and Databases 6
COMP1400 Programming for Designers 6
COMP1911 Computing 1A 6
COMP1917 Computing 1 6
COMP1921 Computing 1B 6
COMP1927 Computing 2 6
COMP2111 System Modelling and Design 6
COMP3441 Security Engineering 6
COMP3511 Human Computer Interaction 6
ELEC3145 Real Time Instrumentation 6
ENGG1811 Computing for Engineers 6
FOOD1120 Introduction to Food Science 6
FOOD3030 Food Safety and Quality Assurance 6
GENE1011 From Catchment to Ocean 6
GENE1012 Tools for Ecologically Sustainable Development in Corporations and Regions 3
GENE4001 Biomedical Engineering: Technology in Medicine 3
GENE7001 Oil & Gas: The Lifeblood of Society 3
GMAT1110 Surveying and GIS 6
GMAT1400 Land Resource Assessment 6
MINE1010 Mineral Resources Engineering 6
PTRL1010 Introduction to the Petroleum Industry 6
SENG1031 Software Engineering Workshop 1 6
SOLA1070 Sustainable Energy 6

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Faculty of Law Courses

Code Course Title Units of Credit
GENL0230 Law in the Information Age 3
GENL0231 Law in the Information Age 2.0 6
GENL0250 Sport, Law and Society 6
GENL0251 Sport and Law in the Western World 6
GENL0252 Sport, Law and International Diplomacy 6
GENL1021 World Religions 6
GENL1022 Religion and Women 6
GENL1062 Understanding Human Rights 6
GENL1063 Terror and Religion 6
GENL2015 The World of Work 6
GENL2021 Introduction to the Australian Legal System 6
GENL2022 Law and Contemporary Issues 6
GENL2032 Cyberspace Law 2.0 6
GENL2323 Owning Creativity: Issues in Intellectual Property 6
GENL2456 Innovation Law and Policy 6
GENL5021 Business Law Basics 6

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Faculty of Medicine Courses

Code Course Title Units of Credit
GENM0201 Human Origins, Human Problems 6
GENM0202 Frontiers in Neuroscience 6
GENM0295 Personalised medicine 6
GENM0299 Stem Cells in Health, Disease and Society 6
GENM0510 Managing Media 6
GENM0518 Health and Power in an Internet Age 6
GENM0703 Concepts of Physical Activity, Exercise & Health 6
GENM0804 Lifestyle, Health and Disease 6

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Faculty of Science Courses

Code Course Title Units of Credit
AVIA1902 Airline Financial Analysis and Decision Support 6
AVIA3900 Aviation and Sustainable Tourism 6
BIOS1101 Evolutionary and Functional Biology 6
BIOS1301 Ecology, sustainability and environmental science 6
ENVS2030 Australian Cultural & Social Environments 6
GENS0401 Introduction to Climate Change 6
GENS0450 Measuring the Universe 6
GENS3501 Materials and Technology for Society 6
GENS4001 Astronomy 6
GENS4008 Nuclear Arms and Common Security 6
GENS4010 Science and Religion 6
GENS4015 Brave New World: Science Fiction, Science Fact and the Future 6
GENS5003 Aviation Contemporary Issues 6
GENS5013 Workplace Safety 6
GENS9001 Psychology of the Individual and the Group 6
GENS9002 Psychology of the Body and the Mind 6
GENS9003 Abnormal Psychology 6
GENS9004 The Psychology of Addiction 6
GENS9005 Psychology of Work 6
GENS9007 The Psychobiology of Sex, Love and Attraction 6
GEOS1211 Environmental Earth Science 6
GEOS1601 Key Concepts in Human Geography 6
GEOS1701 Environmental Systems and Processes 6
GEOS2641 Urban Environments 6
IEST6907 Environmental Pollution, Risk and Health 6
IEST6911 Managing Greenhouse Gas Emissions 6
MATH2241 Introduction to Atmosphere and Ocean Dynamics 6
MSCI0501 The Marine Environment 6
PHYS1110 Everyday Physics 6
PHYS1160 Introduction to Astronomy 6
PHYS1211 Energy and Environmental Physics 6
PSYC2101 Assessment, Personality & Psychopathology 6
SCIF1004 Science and the Cinema 6
SCIF1006 Introduction to New Testament Greek 6
VISN1101 Seeing the World: Perspectives from Vision Science 6

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Unsw Canberra At Adfa Courses

Code Course Title Units of Credit
ZGEN2215 Law, Force and Legitimacy 6
ZGEN2222 Introduction to Strategic Studies 6
ZGEN2240 Introduction to Military Ethics 6
ZGEN2801 Strategy, Management and Leadership 6

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