Learn about representation in Indigenous popular culture, the relationship between history and contemporary political issues, and delve into issues regarding Australian identity, nationhood, reconciliation and ecological sustainability.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
This is one of the only courses of its kind in WA. You’ll learn about the issues of representation in Indigenous popular culture, the tricky relationship between history and contemporary political issues, and delve into issues regarding Australian identity, nationhood, reconciliation and ecological sustainability.
During this degree you are offered opportunities to participate in a tutoring scheme with Indigenous high school students, to participate in a national internship program, and study Indigenous Studies as an exchange student in Canada.
In your final year, you will apply what you’ve learnt during a work-integrated learning experience in an Indigenous-focused workplace.
You can combine Australian Indigenous Studies with another major including Sociology, Law, Business and Society, Journalism, Community Development; English and Creative Writing or History.
When you graduate you could work in the public service, health services, Indigenous research organisations, community advocacy organisations, Department of Aboriginal Affairs, native title organisations and Aboriginal Land Councils
- Perth Campus (some units external)
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Arts
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Australian Indigenous Studies
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
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There may be a reduction in choice of units if completing this course in the external mode.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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