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Summer Intensives

Get more out of your summer and keep your study momentum going with our exciting range of summer intensives. You can reduce the time it takes to complete a unit by studying in intensive mode — some units can be completed in seven weeks or even less. Learn from experts and international academics in some of the best locations on the east coast or by studying online. Enrol via My Enrolment, or contact 1800 005 687 and enquiry@scu.edu.au for more information.

OCTOBER

Mathematics and Numeracy

Study Period 5, 2017
MAT10002 – Mathematics and Numeracy
Location: Online
Level: Undergraduate introductory

Need to brush up on your algebra or work on your geometry skills? This unit offers a solid introduction to core concepts of numeracy and the mathematical confidence you need for success in your related university studies. It provides a comprehensive foundation of mathematics theory and its practical application, including IT applications, probability and statistics.

OCTOBER

Language and Literacy

Study Period 5, 2017
ENG10010 – Language and Literacy
Location: Online
Level: Undergraduate introductory

Being able to write and communicate well are critical skills at university and beyond. This unit provides a broad overview of literacy and will teach you specific skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening that will make your written work and oral presentations stand out from the crowd – both at an academic level and in the workplace.

OCTOBER

Gender and Culture

Study Period 5, 2017
SOC10400 – Gender, Sexuality and Culture
Location: Online
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Interested in how gender and sexuality influence culture and vice versa? This introductory unit will teach you how to critically analyse the infinitely fascinating relationship between gender, sexuality and culture. You will examine contemporary debates with a focus on identity, socio-legal contexts, media, place, culture and power.

OCTOBER

Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis

Study Period 5, 2017
ISY01224 – Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis
Location: Lismore campus
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

High-tech modelling with remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) is a foundation of contemporary earth science. This practical unit will build your knowledge of the principles and techniques of remote sensing to extract data and explore how this is used with GIS applications. You will develop essential spatial data analysis skills in the laboratory.

OCTOBER

 Forest Modelling and Management

Study Period 5, 2017
FOR00109 – Forest Modelling and Management
Location: Lismore campus
Level: Undergraduate advanced

This unit gets you ready for work with an introduction to sustainable forest harvest estimates, and simulation modelling for forest management planning and environmental management. The unit includes the completion of a simulation model as part of your major assignment that will prepare you to manage forest yield regulation projects.

OCTOBER

Coastal and Marine Tourism

Study Period 5, 2017
MNG10724 – Coastal and Marine Tourism
Location: Online
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Protecting our unique marine environment while supporting growing businesses is one of the biggest challenges today’s tourism sector faces – particularly when juggling competing interests. Using case studies from the diving industry, coastal destination management and marine wildlife tourism, this unit provides you with the tools to critically analyse the sustainable management of coastal and marine tourism.

OCTOBER

Professional Development

Study Period 5, 2017
MNG10476 – Professional Development for the Workplace
Location: Gold Coast campus
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Make yourself more employable and get credit for it with this practical unit that shows you how to find and land a job. Setting professional goals and working out how to achieve them is a challenge all students face – this unit can help you to hit the ground running. You will develop an understanding of organisational behaviour, resume writing skills and interview techniques that will be invaluable throughout your career.

NOVEMBER

Digital Photography

Session 3, 2017
ART10275 – Digital Photography I
Principal Teaching Delivery: 27 November - 6 December 2017
Location: Gold Coast campus
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Presented by acclaimed Melbourne photographer Siri Hayes, this unit takes your passion for photography to the next level. You’ll be introduced to digital photographic techniques, concepts, materials and processes and you’ll learn to use a camera, lighting and photographic software in new and exciting ways. The completion of a thematic project allows you to delve into both the artistic and technical aspects of digital photography.

DECEMBER

International Business

Session 3, 2017
LAW72007 – International Business Negotiations
Principal Teaching Delivery: 11 - 14 December 2017
Location: Gold Coast campus
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Can you be a deal closer on the world stage? This unit introduces you to the art of international negotiation where the stakes are high and the legal ramifications complex. Using structured simulation exercises comprising written exchanges and live negotiations, you will represent an international company interested in working with other companies to exploit a new technology through a supply or license agreement or as a joint venture

DECEMBER

Advocacy

Session 3, 2017
LAW10160 – Public Interest Advocacy
Principal Teaching Delivery: 11 - 15 December 2017
Location: Gold Coast campus
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Interested in the big picture issues? Today’s savvy campaigners need to be skilled in many areas including public interest litigation, media, campaign strategy, digital activism and conflict resolution. This unit looks at the collision of law and social engagement with a broad introduction to the skills and knowledge that social change movers and shakers need.

JANUARY 2018

Law Film and Ideology

Study Period 1, 2018
LAW72015 – Law, Film and Ideology
Principal Teaching Delivery: 3 - 6 January 2018
Location: SAE Byron Bay
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Presented by senior law lecturer at the University of London, Maria Aristodemou, this unit introduces you to the concept of ideology and the role law plays in legitimising ideology. You will be introduced to theories and thinkers with a focus on the role of contemporary films such as Argo, Twelve Years a Slave and American Sniper as vehicles for ideology.

JANUARY 2018

Law

Study Period 1, 2018
LAW72011 – Why the State Needs to Kill: law, violence and the production of political authority
Principal Teaching Delivery: 8 - 11 January 2018
Location: SAE Byron Bay
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Professor of political theory at San Francisco State University, James R Martel presents this unique unit on violence committed by the state and how subjects of the state respond to it, from ancient Greek times up to the present day. You are encouraged to think critically about how the question of race is frequently bound up with state violence.

JANUARY 2018

Law - Struggles Movements and Communism

Study Period 1, 2018
LAW72014 – Struggles, Movements, and the Idea of Communism
Principal Teaching Delivery: 8 - 11 January 2018
Location: SAE Byron Bay
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Communism is seeing a resurgence in political debate – this unit will give you the tools to critically investigate what this means. Presented by Professor Jodi Dean from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, this unit will see you examine the new cycle of struggles, class and identity, digital capitalism and the limits of media politics.

JANUARY 2018

Psychiatry Psychology and the Law

Study Period 1, 2018
LAW10207 – Psychiatry, Psychology and the Law
Principal Teaching Delivery: 14 - 17 January 2018
Location: SAE Byron Bay
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Why do some people commit antisocial acts while others do not? This unit, presented by Slovenian sociologist and legal theorist Professor Renata Salecl, might give you some ideas. With an introduction to psychological and psychoanalytic theories on human behaviour, you will learn how to critically think about how psychoanalysis, psychology and psychiatry can help legal practitioners and how advances in neuroscience can contribute to legal reasoning.

Enrol via My Enrolment, or contact 1800 005 687 and enquiry@scu.edu.au for more information.

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