Table O - Open Learning Environment Table

Semester 2 2020 unit of study availability

Some Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences units of study originally intended to run in Semester 2, 2020 are no longer available.

A full and up-to-date list of units of study available in Semester 2, 2020 from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, can be found on this webpage.
 

Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

The following unit session and assumed knowledge has changed:

OLET2801 Music and Australian Indigenous Identities Session: Semester 2 only Assumed knowledge: Assumed knowledge requirement has been removed

21/01/20120
2.

Sessions have changed for the following unit. The availability is now:

OLET5618 History and Human Research Session: Intensive October

10/02/2020
3.

The following units have been cancelled for Semester 2 2020:

OLET2401 Cancer Survivorship

OLET2502 Toxicological Evaluation

OLET5502 Pharma Insights: Medicines Life Cycle

17/04/2020
4.

The July Intensive 2020 has been cancelled for the following unit:

OLET5043 Fieldwork Ethics

17/04/2020
5.

Sessions have changed for the following unit. A new Intensive August (S2CIAU) session has been opened for 2020:

OLET2610 Foundations of Quantum Computing

05/06/2020
6.

Sessions have changed for the following units. S2CIJL Intensive July session has been closed for 2020:

OLET1618 Data Science in Astronomy: Algorithms
OLET1620 Data Science in Astronomy: Analysis

15/06/2020
7.

The following unit has been cancelled for Semester 2, 2020:

OLET5902 Qualitative Research for Law and Policy

04/08/2020

Two and Six credit point OLE units are listed below; the zero credit point units are available in Canvas.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Table O - Open Learning Environment

This table lists Open Learning Environment (OLE) units of study.
OLE units can be zero, two, or six credit points.
All of the OLE units below have a matching zero credit point version available through Canvas. Standalone zero credit point units are also avalable through Canvas. The zero credit point units are free for any University of Sydney student, completely online and available through out the year.
Two and six credit point units must be taken in their defined session.
All OLE units will comply with the University's Learning and Teaching Policy 2015 as regards appropriate assessment and hours of student effort.
Open Learning units of study are offered through the following faculties:
- Arts and Social Sciences
- Business School
- Engineering
- Medicine and Health, including Health Sciences
- Science
- Sydney Conservatorium of Music
- Law
Units of study
The two and six credit point units of study available in the Open Learning Environment are listed below, arranged by the faculty of offer. Zero credit point units are available through Canvas.
Arts and Social Sciences
OLET1101
Aboriginal Sydney
2      Semester 2
OLET1103
Cultural Competence: Fundamentals
2      Semester 1
OLET1105
Cultures of Food: Europe
2      Intensive April
Intensive August
OLET1115
(Im)Politeness in Global Society
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1133
Understanding Critical Reflection
2      Semester 1
OLET1135
Disability Awareness and Inclusivity
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1137
Australian Perspectives: Rugby League
2   

Additional cost for the field trip is approximately $25
Intensive April
OLET1139
Economics of the Everyday
2      Intensive July
Intensive March
Intensive October
OLET1141
Ethnographic Research Methods
2      Intensive May
OLET1143
How Economic Policy Remade Australia
2      Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive January
OLET1231
Community Engagement for Change
2      Semester 2
OLET1901
Presentation Skills: Speaking in Public
2      Intensive November
OLET2109
Global Ethics: Migration and Nation
2   

Semester 1 This course runs over a 4-week period, from Week 5-8, with a face-to-face intensive on Saturday 13 April. Semester 2 This course runs over a 4-week period, from Week 5-8, with a face-to-face intensive on Saturday 21 September.
Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET2110
Telling True Stories
2      Semester 2b
OLET2111
Global Ethics: Philosophy
2      Intensive April
Intensive September
OLET2113
Global Ethics: The Great Barrier Reef
2      Intensive May
Intensive October
OLET2117
Power and Identity in a Global Era
2      Intensive May
OLET2119
Professionalism in the Workplace
2      Intensive April
Intensive October
OLET2120
US Violence: Terror, Guns, Punishment
2      Semester 1
OLET2123
Understanding the Arab World
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET2125
Understanding Europe
2      Semester 2
OLET2127
Wiki Writing for the Web

This unit of study is not available in 2020

2      Intensive March
OLET2133
Culture and Urban Environmental Design
2      Semester 2
OLET2135
Economic Strategy and Negotiation
2      Intensive May
Intensive September
OLET2136
Indigenous Histories
2      Intensive September
OLET2138
Presentation Skills: Public Speaking
2      Intensive April
OLET2140
Presentation Skills: Speaking in Class
2      Intensive March
OLET2142
Sacred Feasts. Ritual Food and Drink
2      Intensive September
OLET2144
Social Protest in a Digital Age
2      Intensive May
OLET2146
The Global Economy in Australia
2      Intensive April
Intensive September
OLET2148
Thinking Critically
2      Intensive April
Intensive September
OLET2151
Understanding the USA
2      Semester 2
OLET2153
World Cultural Heritage
2      Intensive August
OLET2701
Understanding Creativity
2   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1a

Semester 1a
Semester 2a
OLES2107
Digital Influence through Social Media
6      Semester 2
OLES2129
Writing for the Digital World
6      Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
There are additional fees associated with the following units. Please contact the relevant unit co-ordinator for more information.
OLES2137
Experience China
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
There are additional fees associated with this unit, please contact the Unit of Study Coordinator for further information.
Intensive November
OLES2139
Experience Germany
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
There are additional fees associated with this unit, please contact the Unit of Study Coordinator for further information.
Intensive June
Intensive November
OLES2141
Experience Indonesia

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
Intensive July
OLES2143
Experience Italy
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
There are additional fees associated with this unit, please contact the Unit of Study Coordinator for further information.
Intensive January
Intensive June
OLES2145
Experience Korea
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
There are additional fees associated with this unit, please contact the Unit of Study Coordinator for further information.
Intensive January
Intensive June
OLES2147
Experience the French-Speaking World
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
There are additional fees associated with this unit, please contact the Unit of Study Coordinator for further information.
Intensive November
OLES2149
Experience the Spanish-Speaking World
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
There are additional fees associated with this unit, please contact the Unit of Study Coordinator for further information.
Intensive June
OLES2151
Experience the Arab World
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
There are additional fees associated with this unit, please contact the Unit of Study Coordinator for further information.
Intensive January
OLES2153
Experience Japan
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
There are additional fees associated with this unit, please contact the Unit of Study Coordinator for further information.
Intensive January
Intensive November
Business School
OLET1201
Business Entrepreneurship: Business Models
2    A OLEO1200


Students may wish to pursue related OLE units, OLET1202 and/or OLET1203.
Intensive February
Intensive July
OLET1202
Business Entrepreneurship: Guerrilla Tactics
2    A OLEO1200


Students may also wish to pursue related OLE units, OLET1201 and OLET1203.
Intensive February
Intensive July
OLET1203
Business Entrepreneurship: Bootstrap Finance
2    A OLEO1200


Students may also wish to pursue related OLE units, OLET1201 and OLET1202.
Intensive February
Intensive July
OLET1205
Business Ethics: Interactive Cases
2    A OLEO1204
Intensive July
OLET1208
Cryptocurrency Markets and Investments
2      Intensive July
Engineering
OLET1301
Managing and Analysing Data with SQL
2      Semester 1
OLET1303
Understanding Web Skeletons and Skins
2      Semester 1
OLET1305
Coding Literacy
2    N INFO1103 OR INFO1110 OR INFO1910 OR INFO1903
Semester 1
OLET1307
Beginner Programming for Data Analysis
2    N INFO1903 OR DATA1002 OR DATA1902
Semester 1
OLET1309
Interactive Web Pages with JavaScript
2    A Some knowledge of HTML, CSS and coding literacy which can be acquired through either OLET1303 or OLET1305
Semester 1
OLET1311
Managing Your Project
2   

Students in this OLE must be enrolled in and nominate another Unit of Study in which they are required to undertake a project based assessment.
Semester 1
OLET2314
Complexity: Agent-based Modelling
2   

This OLE requires no prior exposure to complex systems. The aim of this unit is to introduce students to complex systems understanding, inherently drawn from across disciplines, through building on basis concepts of complex systems science and engineering.
Intensive April
OLET2346
Social Network Analysis Principles
2   

The unit is designed such that it is accessible to University of Sydney students from all disciplines can benefit from it. Basic concepts from statistics and graph theory will be introduced, but advanced prior mathematical knowledge is not required.
Intensive September
Medicine and Health, including Health Sciences
OLET1401
Radiological Interpretation: the Chest
2    N MRTY2102 or MRTY2106
Semester 2
OLET1403
Student Leadership: Community Engagement
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1404
Student Leadership: Peer Mentoring
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1405
Student Leadership: Representation
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1501
Health Challenges: Cardiovascular Disease
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1504
Health Challenges: Diabetes
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1506
Health Challenges: Allergy and Autoimmunity
2      Semester 2
OLET1508
Health Challenges: Evolution Health and Disease
2      Semester 1
OLET1510
Health Challenges: Sleep
2      Semester 2
OLET1512
Health Challenges: Pain and Society
2      Semester 1a
OLET1514
Health Challenges: Physical Inactivity
2      Semester 2
OLET1518
Health Challenges: Weight Regulation
2      Intensive August
OLET2401
Cancer Survivorship
2      Semester 2
OLET2502
Toxicological Evaluation
2    A PCOL3011 or OLEO2501
Semester 2
OLET2503
Global challenges: Planetary Health
2      Semester 2a
OLET2510
Ethnopharmacology
2      Intensive August
OLET5401
Presenting your research

This unit of study is not available in 2020

2    A Participation in a research project or degree
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive November
OLET5502
Pharma Insights: Medicines Life Cycle
2      Semester 2
Science
OLET1601
Analysing and Plotting Data: R
2    N ENVX1002 or LWSC2002 or AFNR5512 or STAT5003 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or OLET1603
Intensive August
OLET1603
Analysing and Plotting Data: Python
2    N INFO1903 or COMP5310 or DATA1002 or OLET1601
Intensive August
OLET1605
Communication in STEM
2      Semester 2
OLET1607
Cultural Competence in Natural Science
2    N AVBS4003
Intensive September
OLET1610
GIS: Geographic Information Systems
2    A A general awareness and understanding of human and environmental interactions is assumed.
Intensive April
OLET1616
The Science of Health and Wellbeing
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1618
Data Science in Astronomy: Algorithms
2    A Students should have strong programming skills in Python 3, with a good understanding of loops, decisions and user-defined functions.
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1620
Data Science in Astronomy: Analysis
2    A Students should have strong programming skills in Python 3, with a good understanding of loops, decisions and user-defined functions.
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1622
Numbers and Numerics
2    A HSC Mathematics
N COSC1003 or COSC1903
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1625
Reading and Writing Mathematics
2      Intensive February
Intensive July
OLET1630
Symmetry
2      Intensive February
Intensive July
OLET1632
Shark Bites and Other Data Stories
2      Intensive February
Intensive July
OLET1634
Anxiety and its Disorders
2    A This is an introductory level unit, no prior knowledge is required.
Intensive October
OLET1636
Astronomy: from Earth to Exoplanets
2    N PHYS1500
Intensive August
Intensive March
OLET1638
Astronomy: from Stars to Black Holes
2    N PHYS1500
Intensive April
Intensive September
OLET1640
Astronomy: from Big Bang to Darkness
2    N PHYS1500
Intensive May
Intensive October
OLET1644
How we make decisions
2      Intensive September
OLET1652
How to Estimate Anything
2    A HSC Mathematics (2 unit)
Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1654
Pseudoscientific Thinking
2      Intensive April
OLET1656
Understanding Animal Welfare
2    A No prior knowledge required
Intensive November
OLET1662
The Science of Sexuality
2      Intensive April
OLET1664
Science of Australia's Deadly Animals
2      Intensive September
OLET1666
Writing with LaTeX
2    A There is no assumed knowledge apart from basic computer skills. Familiarity with referencing conventions and basic programming would be advantageous but is not required.
Intensive July
OLET1668
Developing Your Emotional Intelligence
2    A This is an introductory level unit; no prior knowledge is required .
Intensive August
OLET1670
Modern Alchemy: Lotions and Potions
2    A This is an introductory level unit, no prior knowledge is required.
Intensive April
OLET2602
Psychology of Crime
2      Intensive April
Intensive September
OLET2606
Origins of Mathematics
2    A HSC Mathematics or equivalent and familiarity with basic scientific method
Intensive July
OLET2608
Psychology of Faith
2    A No academic knowledge is pre-required, only academic competence of logical and critical thinking.
Intensive May
OLET2610
Foundations of Quantum Computing
2    A Basic computer literacy, some competency with coding.
Intensive March
OLET2612
GIS: Thinking Spatially
2    A It is assumed students already have an understanding of basic GIS concepts and analysis methods which can be acquired through OLEO1609 GIS: Geographic Information Systems (0 cp).
Intensive August
OLET2614
GIS: Problem Solving
2    A It is assumed students already have an understanding of basic GIS concepts and analysis methods which can be acquired through OLEO1609 GIS: Geographic Information Systems (0 cp).
Intensive August
OLET2628
Research Data Management
2      Intensive April
OLET5602
Computational Analysis for omics Data
2    A Experience with at least one programming language. Basic computational and statistical concepts. Basic knowledge of molecular biology.
Intensive August
OLET5604
Health Literacy for Better Lives
2      Intensive April
OLET5606
Data Wrangling
2    A Basic exploratory data analysis, basic coding in R
Intensive July
OLET5608
Linear Modelling
2    A Exploratory data analysis, sampling, simple linear regression, t-tests and confidence intervals. Ability to perform data analytics with coding, basic linear algebra. E.g. DATA1001 and OLET5606 (Data wrangling).
N DATA2002 or DATA2902 or ENVX2001
Intensive May
OLET5610
Multivariate Data Analysis
2      Intensive June
OLET5616
Experimental Design for Life Sciences
2    A It is expected students have had exposure to introductory statistics from prior learning.
Intensive May
OLET5618
History of Human Research Ethics
2    A Students should have a basic understanding about current methods for conducting scientific and medical research, the ethical challenges that could potentially affect investigators while they are conducting their research, presenting their research publicly, or advising government bodies or private business about the outcomes of their research.
Intensive March
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
OLET1801
Music Theory and Notation Essentials
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1803
Digital Communication: Sound
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1811
Writing About Music
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET2801
Music and Australian Indigenous Identities
2    A Students enrolling in this unit of study should be able to distinguish aurally between the melody, harmony, bass and rhythm layers of music, and have a basic knowledge of popular music instrumentation and song structure.
Semester 1
Law
OLET5902
Qualitative Research for Law and Policy
2    P Complete the assessment tasks for OLEO5901 Qualitative Research for Law and Policy (0 credit points)
Semester 2