Graduate Certificate in Arts (Australian Indigenous Studies)

Course 089-AI (2008)

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Year and Campus: 2008
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Graduate Enquiries, Arts & Music Student Centre Rm 104 (Ground Floor) Old Arts Building Tel: +61 3 8344 5321/+61 3 8344 6395 Fax: +61 3 9347 0424 Email:
Course Overview:

The graduate certificate provides students with a general understanding of key concepts and issues in Australian Indigenous Studies. Students undertaking this short and concentrated program of study will develop valuable skills of analysis and critique.

Course coordinator:
Mr Philip Morrissey
School of Culture and Communication


Students who complete the graduate certificate should:

  • gain a sound introduction to the study of Australian Indigenous Studies.
Course Structure & Available Subjects:
  • one first year subject
  • a minimum of three second or third year Specialist subjects
Total 50 points - subjects are 12.5 points each, unless indicated otherwise.
Subject Options: First year subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 2

Specialist subjects

Second/third year

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 2
Not offered in 2008
Entry Requirements:

The minimum entry requirement is:

  • an undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in any discipline.
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Graduate Attributes: None
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