Specialisation

Sub-major - Indigenous Australian Studies

Western Sydney University Sub-major Code: SM1049.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


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Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : YES, if the specialisation is available on your Home campus. Please ensure your course structure allows space for enrolment in the units in this unit set. Students must also meet any pre-requisite requirements. Consult your Course Advisor for further advice.


What does it mean to live in Indigenous Australia? The Indigenous Australian Studies sub-major offers students the exciting opportunity to acquire key cultural competencies that will enable them to understand and work more effectively with Indigenous Australians in professions such as the arts, communications, media industries; education; government and non-government; policy; health; sciences; and community services. The Indigenous Australian Studies sub-major addresses the cultural, historical, social and economic issues affecting Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Australians and relationships.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Bankstown Campus Internal enquiriesHCA@uws.edu.au
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal enquiriesHCA@uws.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal enquiriesHCA@uws.edu.au

Sub-major Structure

Students must successfully complete 40 credit points from the units below.

Students must complete the following compulsory unit

101751.2 Contextualising Indigenous Australia (Day Mode)

Students must also complete 3 units from the following Level 2/3 pool

Level 2 units

101752.1 Pigments of the Imagination
101753.3 Revaluing Indigenous Economics (Day Mode)
101754.3 From Corroborees to Curtain Raisers (Day Mode)
101755.1 From Ochre to Acrylics to New Technologies

Level 3 units

101756.1 Bridging the Gap: Re-engaging Indigenous Learners
101757.1 The Making of the `Aborigines'
101758.2 Learning through Indigenous Australian Community Service (Day Mode)
101759.2 Rethinking Research with Indigenous Australians: Independent Study Project (Day Mode)
100961.4 Humanities Internship


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