Course summary

This year-long program can transform your interest in research into a deeper understanding and appreciation of Indigenous knowledge and culture.

With the guidance of an expert supervisor, you’ll select a topic, develop your thesis and engage in research that speaks to your passion as well as to a broader and deeper cultural importance.

While advancing your analytic, writing and research skills, you will also open the way to more diverse career options, or even further study towards a doctorate.

Best of all, completion of this degree will see your research contribute new knowledge and perspective of Indigenous life and culture.

This year-long program can transform your interest in research into a deeper understanding and appreciation of Indigenous knowledge and culture.

With the guidance of an expert supervisor, you’ll select a topic, develop your thesis and engage in research that speaks to your passion as well as to a broader and deeper cultural importance.

While advancing your analytic, writing and research skills, you will also open the way to more diverse career options, or even further study towards a doctorate.

Best of all, completion of this degree will see your research contribute new knowledge and perspective of Indigenous life and culture.

Course Learning Outcome

apply critical analysis to Indigenous social and cultural situations and problems.

develop innovative and creative responses to contemporary Indigenous and historical social and cultural issues.

investigate and evaluate issues with references to principles of social justice and equity in relation to Indigenous peoples.

demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to interact in a culturally competent way with Indigenous communities.

access, interpret and evaluate sources of information relevant to Indigenous studies.

demonstrate a command of one other major area of study.

demonstrate effective cross-cultural communication skills in relation to an understanding of Indigenous Australian cultures, histories and current realities.


Course overview

Course code

3507184

Course abbreviation

BIndigK (Hons)

Credit points

96

Equivalent units

8

Duration

1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

Duration

1 year full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Lismore Session 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledge with Honours, students must complete the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising:

  • INDG4001,
  • INDG4002,
  • INDG4003, and
  • INDG4004.

Class of Honours

This degree may be awarded in the following classes:

1. First Class;

2. Second Class (Division 1);

3. Second Class (Division 2); or

4. Third Class.