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

develop the capacity for advanced independent critical analysis of Indigenous social and cultural realities.

demonstrate theoretical understandings of contemporary and historical Indigenous social and cultural issues.

apply Indigenous knowledge systems to investigate and evaluate principles of social justice and equity.

demonstrate knowledge of culturally safe research approaches necessary when engaging with Indigenous communities.

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

demonstrate the knowledge and communication skills necessary to interact appropriately with diverse Indigenous communities.

demonstrate the knowledge and communication skills necessary to interact appropriately with diverse Indigenous communities.


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 Term 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:

4 Honours units (96 credit points)

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.


Course progressions

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Notes

Note 1: Double-weighted unit