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Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Australian Cultural Studies

GradCertIndigAustCultStds(Curtin) - GC-INDAUC Centre for Aboriginal Studies
Location Bentley
Study method Part-time or full-time
Study mode Mixed on- and off-campus, on-campus, off-campus, online and partially online
Intake February or July

This course can be undertaken part-time commencing in semester 1, or full time commencing in semester 2. International students can only commence in semester 2 on a full time basis.

Duration 6 months full-time

This course is for those working or intending to work with Indigenous Australian people.

Provision is made to enhance knowledge, competence and skills for culturally appropriate practice with diverse Indigenous Australian groups, communities and organisations. It examines the cultural, social, economic, political contexts and issues confronting Indigenous Australian people. The dynamic and complex environment in which Indigenous Australian people are positioned is considered through an Indigenous Australian perspective. It adopts an approach embodying principles of social justice in both andragogical processes and intended outcomes, informed by emergent Indigenous Australian critical theory.

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

A bachelor degree or equivalent. Those with other qualifications, experience and expertise are considered for admission, but may be required to complete additional foundation units.

Fees

Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2017 Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees. $8,800*

Fees are indicative first year only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 credits. 100 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Credit for previous study

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis.


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Career opportunities

This Graduate Certificate value adds to most undergraduate degree courses particularly in areas like Humanities, Health and Social Sciences.

The course is designed for those working or intending to work with Indigenous Australian people. Students enhance their knowledge, competence and skills for culturally appropriate practice with diverse Indigenous Australian groups, communities and organisations.

The multi-disciplinary approach makes the course relevant when dealing with issues concerning cultural management.


More information about Indigenous Studies