Sub-major - Indigenous Studies

Western Sydney University Sub-major Code: SM1148.1

Related Courses

1667.4 Bachelor of Social Science
1711.2 Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)
1910.1 Bachelor of Psychological and Social Sciences
6023.2 Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Social Science

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.

A sub-major in Indigenous Studies is a cross-disciplinary program that provides students with rigorous knowledge of the diversity and complexity of Indigenous Australian peoples. Students will develop skills in Indigenous methodologies, research and ethical praxis, In addition, the program offers students an opportunity to develop detailed critical understandings and perspectives of how representations and discourses of Indigenous peoples operate in contemporary society, including social, political, cultural, and historical contexts that produce them.

Sub-major Structure

Students must complete 40 credit points from the units listed below

Autumn session

102847 Indigenous Disability and Inclusion

Spring session

101905 Indigenous Cultures: A Global Perspective
102850 Indigenous Methodologies
102916 First Peoples and Criminal Justice

Note: from 2022 this unit replaces 102712 First Peoples and Criminal Justice

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