UWA Handbook 2017

Elective units

Level 1 electives

Arts

Sorted by: Unit Code [Change to sort by unit name]

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2017;
NS = non-standard teaching period

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2018 or 2019.

Level 1 electives
AvailabilityUnit codeUnit nameUnit rules
S1ANTH1001Being Human: Culture, Identity and SocietyIncompatibility: ANTH1101 Being Human: Culture, Identity and Society
S2ANTH1002Global Change, Local ResponsesIncompatibility: ANTH1102 Global Change, Local Responses
S1ARCY1001Discoveries in ArchaeologyIncompatibility: ARCY1101 Digging up the Past
S2ARCY1002Archaeology Today: Principles and ThemesIncompatibility: ARCY1102 Archaeology of Tribes and Empires
S1, NSASIA1001Asian Societies and CulturesIncompatibility: ASIA1101 Exploring Asian Identities
S2, NSASIA1002Asia from colonial to modernIncompatibility: ASIA1102 Creating Asian Modernities
S1CHIN1001Chinese 3APrerequisites: WACE Chinese: Second Language CSL 2A/2B
Incompatibility: WACE Chinese: Second Language CSL 3A/3B or CHIN2201 Chinese Intermediate Bridging
S1CHIN1401Chinese 1Incompatibility: WACE Chinese: Second Language CSL 2A/2B or higher; or CHIN1101 Chinese Beginners 1
S2CHIN1402Chinese 2Prerequisites: CHIN1401 Chinese 1 or CHIN1101 Chinese Beginners 1
Incompatibility: CHIN1102 Chinese Beginners II
S1CHIN1403Chinese 3Prerequisites: ATAR CSL (Chinese: Second Language) or WACE Chinese: Second Language CSL 3A/3B or (WACE Chinese: Second Language CSL 2A/2B and co-requisite CHIN1001 Chinese 3A) or equivalent
Co-requisites: CHIN1001 Chinese 3A if student has only completed WACE Chinese Second Language CSL 2A/2B
Incompatibility: CHIN1103 Chinese Intermediate I or CHIN2203 Chinese Intermediate I
S2CHIN1404Chinese 4Prerequisites: CHIN1403 Chinese 3 or CHIN1103 Chinese Intermediate I
Incompatibility: CHIN1104 Chinese Intermediate II or CHIN2204 Chinese Intermediate II
S1CHIN1405Chinese 5Prerequisites: available to students assessed by the discipline as having advanced language skills
Incompatibility: CHIN2107 Chinese Native Speakers I
S2CHIN1406Chinese 6Prerequisites: CHIN1405 Chinese 5
Incompatibility: CHIN2108 Chinese Native Speakers II
S1CLAN1001Myths of the Greeks and Romans: Story, History and ReinventionIncompatibility: CLAH1111 Myth: from Creation to Death
S2CLAN1002Glory and GrandeurIncompatibility: CLAH1103 Glory and Grandeur
S2CLAN1101Latin 1Incompatibility: LATN1151 Beginners' Latin I
S1, NSCOMM1001Power, Participation and MeaningIncompatibility: COMM1101 Human Technology: Debating Communication
S1, S2, NSCOMM1901Communication in PracticeIncompatibility: ENGL2280 Professional Writing, HUMA1901 English Language and Academic Communication I, HUMA1902 English Language and Academic Communication II
S2ENGL1000Global LiteraturesNone
S1ENGL1002Literary ClassicsNone
S1ENGL1401Page and Screen: Fiction in the Digital AgeIncompatibility: ENGL1112 Screen Cultures/Print Cultures
S2ENGL1501Reading Creatively/Writing CreativelyIncompatibility: ENGL1113 Introduction to Creative Writing
S1ENGL1902Reading BodiesIncompatibility: GEND1902 Reading Bodies
S1, S2FREN1401French Studies 1Incompatibility: WACE French FRE 2A/2B or higher; FREN1101 French Beginners I
S2, SSFREN1402French Studies 2Prerequisites: FREN1401 French Studies 1 or FREN1101 French Beginners 1
Incompatibility: FREN1102 French Beginners II
S1FREN1403French Studies 3Prerequisites: ATAR FSL (French: Second Language) or WACE French FRE 2A/2B or WACE French FRE 3A/3B or approval of convener
Incompatibility: FREN1103 French Intermediate I
S2FREN1404French Studies 4Prerequisites: FREN1403 French Studies 3 or FREN1103 French Intermediate I
Incompatibility: FREN1104 French Intermediate II
S1FREN1405French Studies 5Prerequisites: approval of convener
Incompatibility: FREN1105 French Advanced I
S2FREN1406French Studies 6Prerequisites: FREN1405 French Studies 5 or FREN1105 French Advanced I
Incompatibility: FREN1106 French Advanced II
S1GEND1901Gender in AustraliaIncompatibility: WOMN1102 Days of Our Lives: Gender in Australia
S1GRMN1002German Studies 3BPrerequisites: WACE Stage 2 German or equivalent
Co-requisites: GRMN1403 German Studies 3
S1, S2GRMN1401German Studies 1Incompatibility: WACE German: GER2A/2B or higher, GRMN1101 German Beginners I
S2, SSGRMN1402German Studies 2Prerequisites: GRMN1401 German Studies 1 or equivalent, with the consent of the convener
Incompatibility: GRMN1102 German Beginners II
S1GRMN1403German Studies 3Prerequisites: ATAR GSL (German: Second Language) or WACE German GER2A/2B or higher or equivalent
Co-requisites: GRMN1002 German Studies 3B if student has only completed WACE German GER2A/2B
Incompatibility: GRMN1103 German Intermediate I
S2GRMN1404German Studies 4Prerequisites: GRMN1403 German Studies 3 or equivalent, with the consent of the convener
Incompatibility: GRMN1104 German Intermediate II
S1GRMN1405German Studies 5Prerequisites: approval of convener
Incompatibility: GRMN1105 German Advanced I
S2GRMN1406German Studies 6Prerequisites: GRMN1405 German Studies 5 or GRMN1105 German Advanced I or the consent of the convener
Incompatibility: GRMN1106 German Advanced II
S1HIST1001Old Worlds and New EmpiresIncompatibility: HIST1101 Old Worlds, New Empires 1250–1750
S2HIST1002An Age of Violence: the Making of the Modern World, 1789-2010None
S2HIST1003Society and Culture in Pre-modern EuropeIncompatibility: MEMS2002 World Views: Religion, Gender and Society in Pre-modern Europe, MEMS1001 Life, Thought and Culture in Pre-modern Europe
S1HIST1102Contemporary European Culture in Historical PerspectiveIncompatibility: EURO1101 Contemporary European Culture in Historical Perspective
S2HIST1901Environmental HistoryIncompatibility: HIST2201 Environmental History
S1, S2HUMA1901English Language and Academic Communication INone
S1, S2HUMA1902English Language and Academic Communication IINone
S1INDO1001Indonesian 3APrerequisites: WACE Indonesian: Second Language IND2A/2B
Co-requisites: INDO1403 Indonesian 3
Incompatibility: INDO2201 Indonesian Intermediate Bridging
S1INDO1401Indonesian 1Incompatibility: INDO1101 Indonesian Beginners I
S2INDO1402Indonesian 2Prerequisites: INDO1401 Indonesian 1 or INDO1101 Indonesian Beginners I
Incompatibility: INDO1102 Indonesian Beginners II
S1INDO1403Indonesian 3Prerequisitesfor Indonesian INDNP: ATAR IND Indonesian: Second Language or WACE Indonesian: Second Language IND2A/2B; for Indonesian INDNI: ATAR IND Indonesian: Second Language or WACE Indonesian: Second Language IND3A/3B
Co-requisites: INDO1001 Indonesian 3A if students have only completed WACE Indonesian: Second Language IND 2A/2B
Incompatibility: INDO1103 Indonesian Intermediate I or INDO2403 Indonesian 3
S2INDO1404Indonesian 4Prerequisites: INDO1403 Indonesian 3 or INDO1103 Indonesian Intermediate I
Incompatibility: INDO1104 Indonesian Intermediate II or INDO2404 Indonesian 4
S1INDO1405Indonesian 5Prerequisites: Level 2 of the International Second Language Proficiency Ratings or equivalent
Incompatibility: INDO3305 Indonesian Advanced I or INDO2405 Indonesian 5 or INDO3405 Indonesian 5
S2INDO1406Indonesian 6Prerequisites: INDO1405 Indonesian 5
Incompatibility: INDO3306 Indonesian Advanced II or INDO2406 Indonesian 6 or INDO3406 Indonesian 6
S1, S2, SSITAL1401Italian Studies 1Incompatibility: WACE Italian ITA 2A/2B or higher; ITAL1101 Italian Beginners I
S2, SSITAL1402Italian Studies 2Prerequisites: ITAL1401 Italian Studies 1 or ITAL1101 Italian Beginners 1
Incompatibility: ITAL1102 Italian Beginners II
S1ITAL1403Italian Studies 3Prerequisites: ATAR ISL Italian:Second Language or WACE Italian ITA 2A/2B or 3A/3B or equivalent; or approval of Convener of Italian. Students assessed by the discipline as near native speakers are not suitable for this unit.
Incompatibility: ITAL1103 Italian Intermediate I
S2ITAL1404Italian Studies 4Prerequisites: ITAL1403 Italian Studies 3 or ITAL1103 Italian Intermediate I
Incompatibility: ITAL1104 Italian Intermediate II
S1ITAL1405Italian Studies 5Prerequisites: approval of Convener
Incompatibility: ITAL1105 Italian Advanced I
S2ITAL1406Italian Studies 6Prerequisites: ITAL1405 Italian Studies 5 or ITAL1105 Italian Advanced I
Incompatibility: ITAL1106 Italian Advanced II
S1JAPN1001Japanese 3APrerequisites: WACE Japanese: Second Language JSL2A/2B or equivalent with approval of the unit coordinator
Co-requisites: JAPN1403 Japanese 3
Incompatibility: WACE Japanese: Second Language JSL3A/3B
S1, NSJAPN1401Japanese 1Incompatibility: WACE Japanese: Second Language JSL2A/2B or higher; JAPN1101 Japanese Beginners I
S2, NSJAPN1402Japanese 2Prerequisites: JAPN1401 Japanese 1 or JAPN1101 Japanese Beginners I
Incompatibility: JAPN1102 Japanese Beginners II
S1JAPN1403Japanese 3Prerequisites: ATAR JSL (Japanese: Second Language) or WACE Japanese: Second Language JSL3A/3B or (WACE Japanese: Second Language JSL2A/2B and co-requisite JAPN1001 Japanese 3A) or approval of the unit coordinator
Co-requisites: JAPN1001 Japanese 3A if student has only completed WACE Japanese: Second Language JSL2A/2B
Incompatibility: JAPN1103 Japanese Intermediate I or JAPN2203 Japanese Intermediate I
S2JAPN1404Japanese 4Prerequisites: JAPN1403 Japanese 3 or JAPN1103 Japanese Intermediate I
Incompatibility: JAPN1104 Japanese Intermediate II
S1JAPN1405Japanese 5Prerequisites: available to students assessed by the discipline as having reached the equivalent level of achievement at Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level (JLPTL) or ISLPR Level 2 language skills
Incompatibility: JAPN3305 Japanese Advanced I
S2JAPN1406Japanese 6Prerequisites: JAPN1405 Japanese 5
S1, NSKORE1401Korean 1None
S2, NSKORE1402Korean 2Prerequisites: KORE1401 Korean 1 or KORE1101 Korean 1 or equivalent
S1KORE1405Korean 5Prerequisites: Students can enrol in this unit after being assessed as near native speaker by the unit coordinator.
Incompatibility: KORE3405 Korean 5
S2KORE1406Korean 6Prerequisites: KORE1405 Korean 5 or equivalent language proficiency to be assessed by the unit coordinator
Incompatibility: KORE3406 Korean 6
S1LING1001Language and CommunicationIncompatibility: LING1101 Language and Communication
S2LING1002Language as a Cognitive SystemIncompatibility: LING1102 Language as a Cognitive System
N/ALING1901Language Learning and the Multilingual WorldIncompatibility: LING1103 Language, Culture and Society; LING2240 Language Learning and Applied Linguistics
S2MUSC1055Electronic Music: Methods and MeansNone
S1MUSC1310Communication Skills in MusicNone
S1MUSC1321Music Language 1Prerequisites: ATAR MUS Music or WACE Music 3A/3B or Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) grade 5 practical and grade 5 theory or equivalent
Incompatibility: MUSC1201 Techniques of Music 1
S2MUSC1322Music Language 2Prerequisites: MUSC1321 Music Language 1 or MUSC1201 Techniques of Music 1
Incompatibility: MUSC1202 Techniques of Music 2
S2MUSC1350Popular Music in Global PerspectiveIncompatibility: MUSC3010 Popular Music and Culture
S1, S2MUSC1981Music Ensemble 1Prerequisites: some ensembles are subject to audition (e.g. symphony orchestra, opera scenes); some ensembles are non-auditioned and require no previous experience (e.g. percussion ensemble)
Incompatibility: MUSC2541 Practical Music 3 or MUSC2542 Practical Music 4 or MUSC3541 Practical Music 5 or MUSC3542 Practical Music 6 or MUSC3401 Practical Studies 5 or MUSC3402 Practical Studies 6 or MUSC3601 Primary Music Curriculum and Ensemble Training 1 or MUSC3602 Primary Music Curriculum and Ensemble Training 2 or MUSC4401 Practical Studies 7 or MUSC4402 Practical Studies 8 or MUSC4601 Secondary Music Curriculum and Materials 1 or MUSC4602 Secondary Music Curriculum and Materials 2 or MUSC7401 Practical Studies Honours 1 or MUSC7402 Practical Studies Honours 2 (Note: Students cannot take MUSC1981 Music Ensemble 1 if concurrently enrolled in MUSC1341 Practical Music or MUSC1342 Practical Music 2)
S1, S2MUSC1982Music Ensemble 2Prerequisites: MUSC1981 Music Ensemble 1
Incompatibility: MUSC2541 Practical Music 3 or MUSC2542 Practical Music 4 or MUSC3541 Practical Music 5 or MUSC3542 Practical Music 6 or MUSC3401 Practical Studies 5 or MUSC3402 Practical Studies 6 or MUSC3601 Primary Music Curriculum and Ensemble Training 1 or MUSC3602 Primary Music Curriculum and Ensemble Training 2 or MUSC4401 Practical Studies 7 or MUSC4402 Practical Studies 8 or MUSC4601 Secondary Music Curriculum and Materials 1 or MUSC4602 Secondary Music Curriculum and Materials 2 or MUSC7401 Practical Studies Honours 1 or MUSC7402 Practical Studies Honours 2 (Note: Students cannot take MUSC1981 Music Ensemble 1 if concurrently enrolled in MUSC1341 Practical Music or MUSC1342 Practical Music 2)
S1PHIL1001Justice and Contemporary EthicsIncompatibility: PHIL1107 Ethics, Free Will and Meaning
S1PHIL1002Introduction to Critical ThinkingIncompatibility: PHIL1105 Introduction to Critical Thinking
S2PHIL1003God, Mind and KnowledgeIncompatibility: PHIL1125 God, Mind and Knowledge
S1POLS1101The Liberal Democratic StateNone
S2POLS1102The Contemporary International SystemNone
S1, S2, SSSPAN1401Spanish Studies 1None
S1, S2SPAN1402Spanish Studies 2Prerequisites: SPAN1401 Spanish Studies 1