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    Minor Availability:
  • Location:
    Mt Lawley
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    On-campus

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    Joondalup +
    Mt Lawley
  • Note: + Can only be studied across campuses.
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    On-campus
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    4 years full-time or equivalent part-time
  • Faculty:
    Education and Arts
  • School:
    Communications and Arts
  • Code:
    Y70
  • CRICOS:
    074063F
  • Indicative ATAR (TER):
    55
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First year indicative tuition fees for 2014 undergraduate courses (domestic students)

Commonwealth supported: AUD $8,890.00
Domestic fee paying: AUD $16,650.00

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Minor In Indigenous Studies

This minor gives students the opportunity to investigate and evaluate a range of matters important to Indigenous Australian peoples, including historical interpretation, identity politics, environmental perspectives, cultural practices, government policy, and economic development. In addition, students interrogate their own attitudes and assumptions concerning race and cultural diversity as they develop their cultural competencies.

The minor draws on academic disciplines of history and politics, media and the arts, as well as cultural, environmental and policy studies. It presents students with an Indigenous perspective on matters of interest to Indigenous peoples and the Australian public.

Minor structure

This Minor structure will be available to students commencing the Minor from Semester 1, 2015 onwards.

This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

The Indigenous Studies Minor gives students the opportunity to investigate and evaluate a range of matters important to Indigenous Australian peoples, including historical interpretation, identity politics, environmental perspectives, cultural practices, government policy, and economic development. In addition, students interrogate their own attitudes and assumptions concerning race and cultural diversity as they develop their cultural competencies. The minor draws on academic disciplines of history and politics, media and the arts, as well as cultural, environmental and policy studies. The Indigenous Studies Minor presents students with an Indigenous perspective on matters of interest to Indigenous peoples and the Australian public.



The Minor in Indigenous Studies comprises 60 credit points (four (4) units) selected from the units listed below, with no more than 30 credit points (two (2) units) at Level One.

UnitDescription Points
ACS1122Regional Studies: Nyoongar 15
IAS1112Indigenous Australians, Cultural Competence and Health 15
IAS1115Indigenous Australians, Cultural Competence and the Criminal Justice System 15
POL1103Modern Political Thought 15
POL1104Foundations of Politics and Government 15
ACS2122Aboriginal Perspectives on the Environment 15
ACS2125Aboriginal Perspectives on Schooling 15
HIS3101Human Rights: Struggles for Global Justice 15
IAS3104Indigenous Peoples and the West 15
IAS3303Political Economy of Indigenous Australia 15
 

This major can also be studied in the following courses:

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